1. Collaboration : HD 90/100
Through the use of facebook page as a place for collaboration of thoughts and ideas coming from the team members, I can confidently say it has been working out pretty well. With the advanced function on facebook, which notifies who has read/ checked upon the post and [...]
I was the only third year student among my team members, and had an experience of doing an online participatory project before. First of all, it was a bit of a challenge not only for me but for all my team members, I assume, that the project was running a bit tight on [...]
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I just realised that there’s a similarity between “two bar magnets and iron filings” test and finding out the potential market for media contents produced by either individuals or media corporations.
Contents leaked out – piracy contents – actually helps, at least gives media makers a brief idea where the potential audience [...]
From collage image of Sesame Street’s Bert and Osama Bin Laden, it’s notable that the meaning varies depending on different perceptions people have about the certain image that is used across multiple media platforms. One of the things I’ve noticed from Jenkins’ article is that he to some degree explains convergence theory in relation to [...]
We live in the 21c world where there is ever increasing amount of information on the Internet. I think it’s safe to say there’s no way I can possibly catch up with all the latest technologies, e.g. mechanical algorithm/design used in websites, leading/faddish ideas in social media, etc,. I’m more inclined to conventional media, not [...]
1. Collaboration : D
I’m giving myself a D for this criterion. I tried to take classmates’ feedback seriously, and reflect it upon my work. There wasn’t much work in collaboration with other peers for this first task, yet thriving to be flexible when having discussions.
2. Frequency/Quality of blog [...]
I chose flavors for my ID hub to which all the media platforms I use at present are connected. As far as the affordances of each platform are allowed, I tried to make platforms interconnected. As a result, Flavors and Wordpress/ Flavors and Twitter allow my audience to freely move to and fro.
On Flavors, it’s [...]
Anderson, C.W. (2012) “From Indymedia to Demand Media: Journalism’s Visions of Its Audience and the Horizons of Democracy” The Social Media Reader. New York, New York University Press: 77-95
Within the boundaries of his study, professional values remain strong, and the preferences and needs of the audience are largely neglected during the news-making process [...]
boyd, d. (2012) “Participating in the Always-On Lifestyle” The Social Media Reader. New York, New York University Press: 71-76
It’s no longer about on or off really. It’s about living in a world where being networked to people and information wherever and whenever you need it is assumed. I may not be always-on the Internet as [...]