In a world where technological advancements feel like minor victories – and it seems like a new iPhone is coming out a couple of times a year – it’s no surprise that we as consumers have found ways to indulge in multiple media platforms at once. A typical evening for me could be one of … More Media Convergence – Convenient or Confusing?
As someone who has grown up influenced by the changing media industries of the world, it had never really occurred to me who was influencing the industries themselves, let alone how much influence they have over the media we absorb. As technology expands, “the free and undistorted flow of information” from our screens to our brains … More Media Monopoly
Aside from wanting pizza now, this image was very thought-provoking to me. At first glance, this advertisement may look like a very lonely piece of broccoli pizza, however when using the theory of semiotics, it becomes so much more than that. The initial signifiers of the image to someone who was looking at it for the … More Pizza Planet?
I wonder, how many of the opinions I have are formed from what I read or see in the media? I would wager a significant amount. Media manipulation, of younger people especially, is arguably one of the biggest anxieties presented as a result of our growing media empire. However, does this media manipulation mean we … More Millennial Manipulation
So I’m here for my second year of University, starting the course BCM110 as one of my compulsory classes. Actually, all my classes are compulsory which is the technical reason of why I am doing this at the moment. To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect from BCM110, and I still don’t. However, … More Why I’m Here
Storify Link: https://storify.com/ic154/assignment-3 References: Coppens, A 2014, Gamification Stuff We Love, GamificationNation, viewed 6th November 2015, <http://gamificationnation.com/gamification-stuff-we-love-gamified-journalism/> Unknown, 2015, Syrian Journey: Choose Your Own Escape Route, BBC News, viewed 6th November 2015, <http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-32057601> Unknown, 2014, 3 Reasons why Journalists are wary of Gamification, Online Journalism Blog, viewed 6th November 2015, <http://onlinejournalismblog.com/2014/11/14/gamification-news-interview-al-jazeera-juliana-ruhfus/> World Editor’s Forum 2015
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My tweet on the review can be found on my page: https://twitter.com/isabellacuff Longer review of Global Collaborative Journalism – https://storify.com/Breannao/global-collaborative-journalism This layout works really well because the information is backed up by examples such as videos, pictures, tweets and articles, allowing the reader to access further information if they wish to read or understand more. The good … More Web Module Week 12/13 – Review of Old Assignment + Reflection on my Assignment #2
Mark Colvin: Mark Colvin is an ABC journalist who uses Twitter to further his journalistic practice in many different ways. He uses the retweet function in order to collect information on news that interests him, or on stories that he wishes to write about or share with his followers. He also uses Twitter to share … More Web Module Week 10/11 – Twitter Journalists
Fairy Meadow resident Stephen (52), has lived there for nearly 20 years, while Catherine (51) has lived in Fairy Meadow almost her whole life, her home now only just around the courner from the house she grew up in. Despite this, there are still places around their area that they had no idea existed, until recently when … More JRNL 102 Assessment 2 – What’s Hidden?