Twitter online persona feat. celebrities

Let’s be real, we all love to see what our favourite celebrity has been up to on twitter today, and what interesting things they have to say. Would you say a celebrities online twitter persona is an accurate representation of themselves? I definitely feel as though celebrities are able to use twitter as a platform of…

Is everyone a citizen journalist?

Is the public considered a journalist if they record a situation and upload it online? I think citizen journalism has the potential to be quite powerful and useful towards the wider public and aiding news reporters themselves. It can help spread information quickly on platforms such as twitter, facebook and youtube! Here’s a little youtube…

Remix culture

Remix culture is a culture using already existing materials and potentially new materials to create a new product. Remix culture is not only limited to music, there are possibilities to remix things such as, books, art, digital software, and even movies! People often remix to make something better, to improve upon, refine and rework. Take…

Craft & Digital Making: Glitch Art

This weeks topic was on craft and digital making. Craft and digital making is the art of making something with digital components; using experimentation, prototyping, discovering and refining. A digital craft i’ve come across to be quite fascinating is glitch art. When we think of glitch, we think of those bright rainbow lines across the TV…

We are users in power!

Convergence has been a popular topic lately! This week is more focused on audiences. I believe that convergence has altered the role of audiences in their interaction with different digital media content and platforms as audiences are in control of creating content, publishing public content and being interactive online. Along with the media convergence shift…

Gadgets & Convergence

This weeks topic on gadgets: platforms, permissions and ideologies in technological convergence really had me thinking. Technological convergence really has had an impact on a lot of us, such as easily accessing multiple different functions on one device! For example, buying that shirt online is only a pocket’s reach away. Listen to this podcast to…

Stahp! That’s not yours – copyright

Check out my prezi on this weeks topic of copyright! Let’s face it, copyright is a pretty serious thing. Copyright pretty much protects artists/creators’ original work. It allows the original content creator to gain all credits and gains from the work. My prezi shall explain what copyright is, when it started and few examples. There are…

Exploring mediums & convergence

The medium is the message? Trajectories of convergence?? I must admit, these topics are all quite new to me and took a bit of extra researching to explore deeper.. but I think i’m starting to get a grasp on them. Basically, i’ve gathered that media convergence is the coming together of different media forms. Take…