Tag Archives: Web Publishing
TUTOR: Discuss the claim that Clay Shirky makes in ‘Weblogs and the Mass Amateurization of Publishing’ that the Web and Weblogs have made publishing a “financially worthless activity”? What do you think? MY RESPONSE: Technically, I agree with the notion that blogging … Continue reading
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
TUTOR: Avatars – How much or to what extent do user avatars affect your perception of the people behind them? MY RESPONSE: Avatars greatly affect my perception of the people I am dealing with online. In the olden days of IRC, … Continue reading
Just wanted to mention that I am interested in the notion of cyberspace in this reading. The authors mention Bruce Sterling’s referral to cyberspace as “the place between”. They also ask the question, “When we connect to the Internet, are … Continue reading
#WEB206 – Web site credibility. Which of these criteria do you feel you have typically relied upon to determine the reliability of a site in the past? Why?
TUTOR: Warnick lays out five criteria cited by lay users as indexes of web site credibility. Which of these criteria do you feel you have typically relied upon to determine the reliability of a site in the past? Why? MY RESPONSE: … Continue reading