Tag Archives: Rob Watson

DIY-DMU Podcast 017 International Community Media Expo

Today’s podcast was recorded as part of the first DMU International Community Media Expo. Sitting around the table was Julian, Kiaran, Ulrika, Gerhart and myself. We chatted about the role and the importance of community media and what we need to learn to make our own media. Continue reading

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DIY-DMU Podcast 015

Tonight John and I chatted about media literacies and the impact of fakenews, the need for values-based journalism and the potential impact on the media studies curriculum.
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DIY-DMU Podcast 013 Cambodia #dmuglobal

For the last week or so, John and myself have been in Cambodia doing some teaching and research work with the American University of Phnom Penh. We met some fantastic students and experienced Cambodian life and culture. It was my first time in Cambodia and it was completely different to how I expected it. We […] Continue reading

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Social Media Influencers and Advertising

It’s often thought that anything goes when it comes to social media, and that we are free to do and say pretty much whatever we want because there is no control. Obviously, this is an unfounded assumption. When we post material online we are subject to the same laws and standards as any other form […] Continue reading

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TECH1002-18 Lecture Summary 023

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty third lecture for TECH1002 Social Media Innovation.
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Followerwonk – what a cool name!

As a relative newcomer to Twitter (I have a grand total of thirty tweets to date and this includes some retweets!) I was a little unsure of how to undertake the challenge of creating a Twitter newspaper. The lecture slides for this module provided a li… Continue reading

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Fan Power – Wow!

I can honestly say that I never knew how far reaching social media was until I began this course nine weeks ago.  I recently listened to a BBC Radio 4 “Fan Power” brought to my attention by my tutor, Rob Watson.  It looked at the subject of fandom a… Continue reading

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