Category Archives: Digital Media

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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#Economy – do these relationships conflict or support existing #power structures on the #Internet? #NET102

TUTOR’S QUESTION: How do economic relationships conflict with or support existing power structures through the Internet? Choose an example from your first module and discuss. MY RESPONSE: Music fans have found ways to illegally download an artist’s music, a fact … Continue reading

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#MED104 – 3.1 – News Media – Are traditional forms of informational media dying?

TUTOR: Are traditional forms of informational media dying? What are their equivalents? What happens to editorial control, credibility and ethics in the new media forms of information presented in wikis or  blogs? MY RESPONSE: There have been numerous reports of … Continue reading

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#MED104 – 3.1 – Inform me! News media

            ‘News Read All About It‘ by Seth Anderson Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) license / Cropped from original TUTOR: Think about the last news story that you followed … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Learning Portfolio – 1.3: Critical Summary of ‘Recovering Fair Use’ – Collins 2008

Assignment 1 (Learning Portfolio): Week 3, Activity 1.3 INSTRUCTIONS: Repeat the critical reading process from last week using the set reading for topic 1.3 (Collins). Summarise what the article says about copyright and fair use in 50 words (using no … Continue reading

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