BCM310 – Week 4 The Animal

I think we have all done this. We are sitting on the lounge, eating some food, and your dog comes up to you and just stares. You ask them what they want, but they just keep staring. You wonder what they are staring at, then it clicks. They want your cheese toastie. You tell them, […]

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BCM310 – Week 3 The Other

“The Other” seems like a term we use to describe a form of alien life that has just landed on Earth. It sounds like we should study “The Other”, learn about them, see how they work. Why would we do that? Because we don’t know anything about them. The truth is, there is “The Other” […]

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BCM310 – Week 2 The Self(ie)

Oxford Dictionaries defines a “selfie” as “a photography that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media”. Yes. You are correct. The word “selfie” is now in the dictionary. Back in 2013, the word was named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, and then […]

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JRNL102 – New Convergent Media

In the modern day, the media has grown to much more than the typical newspaper and TV. We now have several different platforms that allow us to connect instantly to the media around us. We call this convergent media. In Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide, Henry Jenkins wrote about the evolution of modern […]

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