Monthly Archives: March 2013

Facebook-sharing memories through the click of a button

* Video by Mike Rugnetta, 2012, ‘Is Facebook Changing Our Identity’. As Andrew pointed out in this week’s lecture, the “experience of memory is a dynamic relationship between remembering and forgetting, habit and conscious thought, as one pays attention to one’s … Continue reading

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Media Ecology- Video gaming

Media Ecology- Video gaming * Video by Julian Smith 2012, ‘Video Games and Violence.’ In Andrew’s lecture, we were challenged to question the way media ecologies interplay to alter or change cultural contexts (Murphie 2013). First it is imperative to … Continue reading

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Machinic- evolution of technology

The concept of ‘machinic’ implies technology is continually evolving according to its own set of standards and instructions for use. This idea is supported in this week’s reading, which argues that technologies carry with them a certain type of politics, … Continue reading

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Media events and change- what are we getting access to?

A media event can be defined as “an event that is staged for or exploited by the mass media, whose attention lends it an apparent importance” (Collins Dictionary 2012). Adopting this definition, it is imperative to consider that a media event … Continue reading

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