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Do video games make young people violent ?

It can be said that violence in video games can affect those who play violent games such as Saints Row, Grand Theft Auto franchise, Doom, Halo, and many more. The argument can go both ways that it does not have an effect or it does have an effect. Nearly 33 million people in the United Kingdom are playing Video games, according to research conducted by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB). In 2014, a large sum of 1,685 games received a PEGI rating. The 5 top descriptors that appeared in most…

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What is the Digital Economy Act (DEA) 2010 and the impact it has had?

Photo: UK Parliament. Flickr   The Digital Economy Act (DEA) 2010 came about to allow the Office of Communications (Ofcom) access to find out the individuals who are downloading illegal content ,file sharing, and to stop the copyright infringement in the United Kingdom. The impact in which the act has had on society and the media industry, specifically the ways that the population can stream online as well. History/ Background The Digital Economy Act 2010 is an act of parliament in the United Kingdom and was Introduced on April 8th…

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Print Versus Digital

Photo Credit: Otimay Media In the 21st century it’s easy to pick up a electronic device and be consumed by it. I wonder whether reading a book on an electronic device will consume readers, or turn them away. I’m a book lover, it’s easy for me to choose the side that shouts “long live printed books”. There is nothing better than opening a fresh book, and taking a deep breath, inhaling the fresh book scent. There are may pros to physical books: You can bend the ear of the page that…

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