Category Archives: Curation

Is the #function of traditional #mass-media and so-called #personal-media different? #WEB206

TUTOR: In what way do you see the function of traditional mass-media and so-called personal media as being different? MY RESPONSE: The function of traditional mass media and personal media are increasingly becoming aligned. As Lüders recognised in 2008, it was important … Continue reading

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#WEB206 – What do you use? How do you organise stuff you find on the net?

TUTOR: What do you use? Do you use Delicious? Weebly? RSS? How do you organise stuff you find on the net? Or are you like me and just have masses of bookmarks that you cannot make sense of? MY RESPONSE: … Continue reading

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#MED104 – 3.2 – Assessing credibility and authority online

TUTOR: Take a moment and ‘unpack’ the way we read online. In the context of this week’s topic, this means thinking about how notions of credibility, editorship, control and open source effect our consumption (and indeed ‘prosumption’) of news information … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Activity: Introducing Twitter

Official Thread – Activity: Introducing Twitter Do you have any questions about what Twitter is and how it works? How did you go with the exercise? MY RESPONSE: I find that Twitter is a great way to keep in touch … Continue reading

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