Category Archives: Media Literacy

#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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#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 – 2.2 – Research Skills

INSTRUCTIONS Look at the essay topics for assignment 3 and pick one you find interesting, or think you are most likely to answer. Conduct an evaluation of the essay question to identify key terms. Find an article from the library … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Learning Portfolio – 2.1: Summary of selected reading on ‘Participatory Culture’ (Informed Discussion)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS ACTIVITY: In no more than 50 words write a summary of the piece and its approach to the notion of participatory culture. Choose a short quotation from the article/chapter that helps illustrate your summary, one that either: … Continue reading

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