Category Archives: BCM112

Time for a quiet reflection

While following Skype during my study, it has come to my attention just how integral the platform has become in our modern, dialogic society. Most interestingly, it has aided and assisted in education, communicating and creating a story. Skype provides … Continue reading

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You don’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman

It is amazing how naive and oblivious I have been to the obvious gender gap within the online community. I thought, compared to say, a decade ago, that our society had come a long way in terms of gender equality. … Continue reading

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Occupy this!

Youth and politics. Not two words I would naturally put next to each other. While we should be active and informed citizens, there is a worldwide trend in youth disengagement from traditional politics, the reasons being that collective identifications are … Continue reading

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Remix culture

DJ Earworm is a San Francisco-based mash up artist who has achieved recognition for his technically sophisticated, songwriting oriented music and video mash ups. His annual “United State of Pop” mash ups, contain short mixes featuring the top 25 songs … Continue reading

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Transmedia narratives

This weeks content baffled me quite a bit to be honest. Majority of the time I was staring with a blank look on my face trying to comprehend what was meant by transmedia. For me to grasp the concept of … Continue reading

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Call me a journo and I’ll give you the news

From the first newspaper published in 1690 to the newspaper of today, shows just how far journalism has come. From what we see in the Publick Occurrences as purely a chunk of unrelated information walled on a page with little … Continue reading

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The modern audience

The paradigm shift relating to ‘passive’ audiences becoming ‘active’ has been a major and driving force behind the speeding up of media convergence. Over the past few weeks we have been focusing on the technological and industrial effects on convergence, … Continue reading

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