Category Archives: George Orwell
#WEB206 – Do you agree with the Creative Commons peeps who argue that copyright is restricting culture? Justify your answer.
TUTOR: Do you agree with the Creative Commons peeps who argue that copyright is restricting culture? Justify your answer. MY RESPONSE: I completely support the rationale driving the Creative Commons. To quote Isaac Newton, “If I have seen further than … Continue reading
TUTOR: Your final assignment asks you to answer a question in reference to your response to George Orwell’s piece, ‘Why I write‘. So – let’s start early with Orwell. Have a read and post your initial responses to it – … Continue reading
After reading ‘Political Economy, Power and New Media’ by Robin Mansell, I was particularly struck by the questions posed towards the end of the paper: What dominant principles, values and perceptions of power are being embedded in our technologically mediated … Continue reading
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
TUTOR: Ok, so copyright is a complex beast, and while we are all aware that it exists, many of us ignorant of what it really means and how it works. Some of you might argue that we don’t really need … Continue reading