Category Archives: Media production

In what way do you see the #reliability of #TraditionalMassMedia and #PersonalMedia as being different? #WEB206

TUTOR: In what way do you see the reliability of traditional mass-media and so-called personal media as being different? MY RESPONSE (Originally posted on 07/10/2015): My view is that the reliability of the traditional mass-media is generally more trustworthy than that of … 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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#MED104 – LEARNING PORTFOLIO – 2.3 – WRITING SKILLS

INSTRUCTIONS: Write two paragraphs based on the article you found last week (300-400 words). Assume you are preparing a draft for your final essay. Your piece needs to include: a short summary of the article’s argument; an analysis of the … 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 – Discussion 1.3 – The question of copyright

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

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#MED104 – Learning Portfolio – 1.2: Bolter & Grusin – Remediation (Critical Reading)

Assignment 1 (Learning Portfolio): Week 2, Activity 1.2 INSTRUCTIONS: Document the process of critical reading. Conduct a critical reading of the Bolter & Grusin chapter, by annotating/highlighting it, taking notes and finally writing a summary. In your learning portfolio, write … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Changing media environments and remediation

How has remediation changed in the contemporary ‘new media’ environment? In the past, remediation included the borrowing of bible stories and other literary texts to create paintings of the same subject. For example, Michelangelo’s Sistene Chapel ceiling depicted the Creation. … Continue reading

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