Category Archives: BCM112

Tweeting Celebs

Twitter is constantly changing celebrity culture, as it’s viewed as an attractive platform to circulate opinions and news online. Celebs such as Katy Perry (most popular celeb on twitter), have the ability to communicate to fans and ‘regular’ individuals are … Continue reading

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Citizen Journalists

What do you get when you put an increasing prevalence of mobile camera phones together with access to the internet during a time of crisis? Citizen journalism. Not to be confused with community or civic journalism which are practiced by … Continue reading

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Digital Artefact Annotated Bibliography

Digital Artefact: https://www.facebook.com/UOW-Project-Happiness-1710178682599607/?ref=bookmarks Source 1: Facebook https://www.facebook.com Facebook is a popular universal social networking service where users create profiles, pages and groups to exchange messages, updates and photos. My group has created our digital artefact on Facebook. UOW Project Happiness is a … Continue reading

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Remix Culture

Remix culture is growing as audiences are becoming more active online and are participating in combining and manipulating existing material in order to create a new product. In other words, consumers are shifting to ‘produsers’. In the video below, I … Continue reading

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Give me (Potter)more!

My favourite example of transmedia convergence is without a doubt, The Harry Potter franchise. Harry Potter began as novels by J.K. Rowling, expanded into a film series, video games, e-books, smart phone apps, and even a theme park – The Wizarding World … Continue reading

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Work of Digital Art

In this digital age, we have the ability to bring inanimate objects to life through the power of digital manipulation. Did you know that series such as Pingu, Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep are actually made from single photos … Continue reading

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Power to the People!

“The internet is dialogic by design.” – Mitew, 2016 This statement, as quoted in this weeks lecture, struck me the most. Although in the back of my mind I already knew it, it still slightly surprised me and stressed the … Continue reading

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