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Armageddon- A Reflection

The development of this assignment has been even more enjoyable than I first anticipated, and I have really enjoyed working together with my group, ‘The Air Fryer Enthusiasts’ (consisting of James, Emma, Rachael, Luke and myself). Following the prompt from the brief, “How do I maintain control over my security in the Event” (the eventContinue reading “Armageddon- A Reflection”

Background research and ethical considerations!

If you haven’t seen them yet, make sure to read my prior blog posts explaining my media niche, field site and research plan for my ethnographic research project. Background research: To help form a better understanding of my observations I will also looking into academic theories and frameworks regarding social media, specifically, passive and activeContinue reading “Background research and ethical considerations!”

Digital Artefact: Project Pitch!

Hi there, this is my (BCM114- Making Media) Digital Artefact Project Pitch! What am I going to do? This project is based upon my love of art and explores the growing trend I’ve noticed online of people customising and painting jeans/denim. It will involve me finding second hand clothing pieces and painting different images. HowContinue reading “Digital Artefact: Project Pitch!”

Governments want you to think national surveillance is a good thing, but is it?

Governments and media across the world are framing systems of surveillance as positive and beneficial thing for the safety and national security of citizens. But what they aren’t talking about are the….

The Secrets of Semiotics

“Semiotics is an investigation into how meaning is created and how meaning is communicated. Its origins lie in the academic study of how signs and symbols (visual and linguistic) create meaning. It is a way of seeing the world, and of understanding how the landscape and culture in which we live has a massive impact on all of us unconsciously.”…

The Medium is the Message?

When I rocked up to my 9:30 Lecture last Monday morning, my brain sure was not ready to understand the concept “The Medium is the Message” coined by Marshall McLuhan in 1967. His ideas are abstract and quite complex but I’ll try my best to explain what I learnt. First of all what is aContinue reading “The Medium is the Message?”