Is the media influencing your ideology ?

What first comes to mind when you see or hear the word ‘shark’? I can imagine the words ‘attack’, ‘killer’, or ‘predator’ surfaces in your mind. Think about where you have heard these words used and where this perception of sharks has been represented. The answer is in the media; in newspapers, on television, in…

Semiotics

What instantly comes to mind when you see this image:  {image source} For some, it may be that the ugly duckling story springs to mind, or you think of UOW’s aggressive geese that won’t hesitate to steal your lunch. Basically there could be many interpretations , but there is one that is the true, deeper meaning…

‘Glitchy’ Stuff

( Just in case people didn’t catch my terrible pun, I was playing on the idea that this is ‘tricky’ stuff, as I initially struggled with this weeks lecture content) The emergence of digital craftsmanship has given us more power to create, manipulate and transform the meaning of content through digital manipulation and trending art…

‘Medium is the Message’

” The medium is the message” tells us that noticing change in our societal or cultural ground conditions indicates the presence of a new message, that is, the effects of a new medium’ Mark Federman The concept embodied within McLuhan’s  phrase ‘the medium is the message’ articulates that when a new medium emerges, it formulates…

Media Audience Issues

Since the 18th century, the development of media has profoundly shaped the world in which we live. As a society, we are excessively consuming content through new modes of media allowing trending patterns to develop that are impacting society and individuals in many ways. This has given rise to many issues related to the influence…

Digital Artefact Ideas

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Introduction

To all the readers who have found yourselves at my new blog, welcome. My name is Kara, and I am from New South Wales in Australia. From a young age, I was immersed into a childhood that was abundant with road trips and camping in diverse, and sometimes isolated locations. My family and I have travelled…