Summary Session one: In this session, my class became familiar with the film students, went through an explanation of collaboration, and just got a general feel for the next semester. Session two: As a class we discussed the role of social media for collaboration, created a Padlet and wrote ideas regarding where we could go […]
How can social media be used to expand the audience and reach of a collaborative project? Use of relevant hashtags, such as ones that relate to your project, to increase your reach to target audience Asking friends to share or repost your work Pages created dedicated to project Create advertisements How can social media be […]
Alex Buga Alex Buga is an interactive multimedia website that almost covers all parts of the Romanian designers work, such as personal photos, website design works, favorite songs, journals and blogs. The website’s layout is slightly unusual – his homepage includes random scattered images, that lead to links to his work you can click on when mouse is […]
Roles in team: Research and Marketing/distribution For the research team, I see this as finding all relevant facts through different resources, such as different websites, books and even people. I would use my research skills I have acquired through the last year of my course. This involves looking deeply into necessary requirements of my project. […]
Positives of comment sections: Gives a raw and honest view of the general public regarding news stories, without the “filter” of the media Validates the reader’s opinion for them if they did not feel validated already. Strength in numbers makes their opinion feel more powerful. A chance to engage with those who feel similar to […]
YouTube has had a positive impact on journalism, particularly in the sense of citizen journalism. With a platform like this, it is easy for an aspiring journalist to sit down and produce content that suits them and their style. An example of this is Eleanor Neale, a true crime content producer, who uploads herself speaking […]
Discuss the professional, social, and practical contexts of journalism, through historical and contemporary precedents. Discuss the development of online video journalism. In 1994, The Daily Telegraph became the first news provider to go digital. In 1998, the Drudge Report released the first big scoop online with a story on Monica Lewinsky. In 1999, a software called Blogger was released […]
Ethics and Censorship Unethical Journalism: New York Times apologizes for ‘insensitive’ language in Berkeley article – The Irish Times The New York Times broke the code of ethics in a report written 24 hours after the Berkeley balcony collapse tragedy, where a group of Irish teenagers lost their lives. In the article, offense to the […]
News and Case Study News definitions: A report of recent events Previously unknown information Material reported in a newspaper or newscast News is information surrounding current events that informs the public, either written or orally. This can be carried out through citizen journalism, or professional journalism. (E.g. through a news presenter). Letters to the Editor: […]
The Right to Privacy Definitions The right to privacy refers to the concept that one’s personal information is protected from public scrutiny. The right of a person to be free from intrusion into or publicity concerning matters of a personal nature. The right to privacy is the necessity of being able to keep certain aspects […]
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