Effects of Mass Media Paper [Pin It] Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following questions: What were the major developments in the evolution of mass media during the last century? How did each development influence American culture? What is meant by the term media convergence, and how has it affected everyday life? Conclude your paper with a reflection on why media literacy is important for responsible media consumption today. Format consistent with APA formatting guidelines.