Utilising photography in the international community media expo

This blog post idea for the international community media expo is going to be about photography. We should take some photos of this event for a number of reasons, those […] Continue reading

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Social Media spreads quickly – 22/11/17

Something that I have been doing research into when beginning this project into Feminism is regarding views which people share online. One of the prominent things which I found was peoples reactions to the announcement of the new Dr in… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Creative use of media that caught my attention.

I am on the internet a fair amount of the time so it is hard to find something creative and new that really catches my attention. That said, I was looking on twitter and I found a tweet from the the Chinese smartphone company OnePlus. Their twitter slogan is “We make smartphones. Help us make them […] Continue reading

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Starbucks Culture

  In both the UK and US Starbucks is an extremely popular coffee house. As of 2017 there are 606 licensed stores across the UK in addition to 345 company …

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Don`t forget to hashtag it!

Hey, hey, heyyyy! It`s me again with yet another blog. This time with a more interesting and positive topic. I will talk about a content creator and social media activist that inspires me with his work, passion, professionalism and mostly with the fact that is doing what he loves for a living. His name is […] Continue reading

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Are Newspapers becoming Old News?

This week, in our groups, we had a look at a range of different newspaper publications such as The wave, The Bristol Cable, and the Tottenham Community Press and others but the two that stood out to me the most for good/ bad reasons was The Wave and The Bristol Cable. I thought The wave … Continue reading Are Newspapers becoming Old News? Continue reading

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Street to What ?

                  Street to what??? Have you ever been entertained while doing your weekend shopping in town by talent singers and musicians? I certainly […] Continue reading

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TECH3501-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is a short overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH3501 Community Media Leadership.
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Afernoon stroll into Gaming

Gaming began back in the early 80’s, kicking off with basic 1st generation consoles like the “Magnavox Odyssey“.  Popular gaming consoles such as the “Atari 2600”  or the “NES” though, came on much later in the 3rd generation console years…. Continue reading → Continue reading

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Pureisutēshon

Hey there. I guess you are wondering what that weird title is. Well, actually it is how PlayStation is pronounced in Japan, the country where SONY, the multinational digital entertainment […] Continue reading

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Planning for the international community media day

Our next component of TECH3501 is to plan an event regarding international community media. In each of these weekly blogs, I will focus on an area regarding this event. This […] Continue reading

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Social media impact on Feminism

Miss Peru contestants accuse country of not measuring up on gender violence .
During the 2017 Miss Peru beauty pageant the women took a stance against the … Continue reading

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What do you think?

Since not many people actually talk about the inequality of women in media, I decided to ask my friends some questions. I wanted to base it mainly in the movie industry, so the first thing I explained to them was “what actually is Behdel test?” and then I asked for their opinion on certain things. … Continue reading What do you think? Continue reading

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The last post about the logo. We’ve come to an agreement!

Last time I was whining about Micky. Well, things have changed. We have two logos now: one with the soul and human touch: and the other one with none of the above.   So, I think we should be using both of them. But how? I think that the first one should be used as … Continue reading The last post about the logo. We’ve come to an agreement! Continue reading

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Week 7

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Vintage jar and vintage music – what inspired Jam Sesh

Hello! New week finally brings Jam Sesh a new logo, and is bloody amazing. (Shout-out to our friend Maggie for the design)Now, when all of the basic things such as logo and social media are sorted out, let’s  talk a little about inspiration. Why music? If you read my previous posts you probably now why, … Continue reading Vintage jar and vintage music – what inspired Jam Sesh Continue reading

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Week 8 – Rules, Goblins, and Rules Goblins

Guess who just updated the wiki page with a bunch of fun rules? The guys now have copies of the basic rules to let them know how to play. They don’t even need to read all of it as i’ll be guiding them through it as we go, but it’s good to put the fear of … Continue reading Week 8 – Rules, Goblins, and Rules Goblins Continue reading

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D&D Basic Rules: The Short 196 Page Edition

So this week Tom, our Dungeon Master, has populated our group’s wiki page with all the ‘basic’ information that we’ll need to get going with the game. This was definitely needed, so I thought that I’d give it a look. My first surprise was that Tom had set up a ‘discussion’ page on our wiki,  thanks […] Continue reading

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Americana by The Offspring

Me and M. Spriggs have decided to give each other albums and analyse them, just by the music and without any stigma or knowledge about the artist/album’s intention. In this way we are going to purely get what we feel … Continue reading Continue reading

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W.I.F.E-y Time! (The W.I.F.E Project)

This week, was our first week of the group projects. In my opinion the concept of group projects is similar to marmite. You either love it or want it to die in a fire… I love them I think its… Continue reading → Continue reading

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The Journey Begins! What is DnD? why play?

What even is DnD? As a self proclaimed nerd and gamer, it is natural that I’d also be into Dungeons and Dragons. You may wonder what it is exactly. Simply […] Continue reading

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Documentary Media Podcast 004

In tonight’s podcast from the Documentary Media Centre, John Coster and myself were joined by Parang, who is a film maker from Iran. We chatted about the role of film making in helping communities develop a sense of identity, the celebrations to mark fifty years of BBC Local Radio, and the events that have been […] Continue reading

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How Are Americans Tackling Obesity?

In both the UK and America, obesity is a growing issue. In 2015 it was discovered that 58% of women and 68% of men were overweight or obese in the …

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TECH1002-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH1002 Social Media Innovation.
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TECH1502-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH1502 Introduction to Community Media.
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TECH2503-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH2503 Community Media Production.
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TECH3022-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH3022 Social Media Practice.
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TECH1002-18 Lecture Intro 010

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the tenth lecture for TECH1002 Social Media Innovation.
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TECH1502-18 Lecture Intro 010

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the tenth lecture for TECH1502 Introduction to Community Media.
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MEDIA INFLUENCE – G R O U P P R O J E C T!

WELCOME to our group project where we will be discussing how the media, such as; Music, Images, Apps and Online Websites, influences young people in today’s society! We as a group wanted to discuss this issue of how the media … Continue reading Continue reading

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The Upside Down – Week 2

Because it doesn’t seem that I needed to do a blog last week so this week we have a slightly rubbish filler blog. I was going to be giving a brief background of the show Stranger Things. In fact, I’d gotten most of the way through it but it was probably one of the most boring things I’d … Continue reading The Upside Down – Week 2 Continue reading

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Logo Design

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A discussion…

One thing I definitely want to incorporate in my blogs is the use of several different types of media because I feel like just sticking to video, or images can …

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VIRAL VIDEOS Group Project

Viral Videos 🙂 😉 ;’) :0 :’0  Here is a few of them you may remember to get the ball rolling. This is going to be our group project. The reason in which we chose this project is because it is a interest of mine that is also shared with the group. Its a interest because […] Continue reading

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Coursework B ideas

This weeks labs we discussed some of the ideas that we could do in order to bring awareness to the social issue Feminism, we realised … Continue reading

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Group Project? What group project!

Hello again. I have returned to write blog posts and chew bubblegum… and I can’t afford bubblegum.   In the time since my last post the next part of the module has been revealed. The Group Project We were told… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Social Media Project Planning & Investigation (Blog 1)

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So this component of our coursework consists of investigation and research into a chosen social group project. This means we had to discuss ideas … Continue reading

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Social Media Project: D&D My Perspective

For the social media project me and my group have decided to focus on the tabletop game Dungeons and Dragons aka D&D as we think that there are many aspects to it that can be researched for example its reception in pop culture and other mediums and also how its following responds to it However … Continue reading Social Media Project: D&D My Perspective Continue reading

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!The Upside Down!

Social Group Project  Blog  5 Saturday 19 November 2017 Opening Sequence: “Friends Don’t Lie”- (Millie Bobby Brown) a.k.a Eleven Bum bum bum bum bum bum ba bum ba ba bum, bum pewwww wew wew wawewww………… Yes I tried hymning the main theme from ‘Stranger Things’ as my introduction, yes I know I’m sad, although if you wanna listen to … Continue reading !The Upside Down! Continue reading

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Group Project- Press Start

It has been some time now but I am back fellas. In the past week’s social media session a friend and I were assigned a group project to develop a […] Continue reading

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Being Rich is The Only Way to Succeed.

Expensive Lifestyle on a Budget, Is it Possible? That is exactly what my two friends, Lara and Kel, and I are going to find out. We’ve all heard the phrase “Fake it until you make it” but how possible is… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Page is evolving. New project coming soon.

Last week, we were assigned to do a group project regarding one of our interests.  My friend and I decided to approach this with a subject we can truly discuss and something that we can actually give meaningful information about,… Continue reading → Continue reading

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Is community really all it seems?

Before we can debate the importance of community, it’s important to understand what the word community actually means. Below is the actual definition of the word community.    This video shows some children talking about what community means to them. I liked the point one little girl made when she said ” It’s actually the … Continue reading Is community really all it seems? Continue reading

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