Category Archives: News Feeds

PWP121 – Topic 3 – Audience, Purpose and Content.

TUTOR: Please consider your role as the reader of all sorts of written communication, and share with our group your experiences of: forms of communication that attract your attention; forms of communication that persuade you to act or to form … 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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WEB101 – Activity Two – Introduction to Blogs and RSS feeds

Official thread: Activity Two – Introduction to Blogs and RSS feeds In the second activity, you’re asked to start exploring RSS feeds (if you haven’t already). Which of the RSS readers did you end up using? If you didn’t use … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Activity One – Discussion

Official thread: Activity One – Discussion Having read the Rebecca Blood and Jill Walker readings for this week, you are encouraged to discuss the following issues: The early days of blogging were extremely optimistic about the potential of blogs to … Continue reading

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WEB101 – Activity one – Newsflash!

Official Thread: Activity one – Newsflash! The first activity for this week asks you to explore the separation of form from content through RSS. How did you go testing out the news.com.au example given? Did it work as expected? The … Continue reading

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