Tag Archives: Rob Watson

Community Media and a Stronger Sense of Community

There are two articles about community and community media that are worth reading from today’s Guardian. The first is a brief account by Anna Bawden of the role of community media in the UK, and the potential for a not-for-profit focus on the new Small Scale DAB proposals. “Lucinda Guy, chair of the Community Media […] Continue reading

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Workplace Burnout – The Impact of Social Anxiety

We live in a culture of so-called achievement, in which our jobs and our life experiences are accounted for in terms of the impact that they have and the results that we get from what we do. This can be measured in terms of cash that we earn, research papers that we produce, or the […] Continue reading

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DIY-DMU Podcast 009 #SDGTeachIn

Another vibrant and absorbing podcast again this evening, with a range of views and opinions from Mike, J, Ben, Tina, John and myself. The theme tonight was the UN Sustainable Development Goals, that is being promoted by the National Union of Students across the UK, and what we might do to incorporate the sustainability objectives […] Continue reading

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TECH3501-18 Lecture Summary 023

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty-third lecture for TECH3501 Community Media Leadership.
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TECH3501-18 Lecture Summary 022

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty-second lecture for TECH3501 Community Media Leadership.
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TECH3022-18 Lecture Summary 024

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty-fourth lecture for TECH3022 Social Media Practice.
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TECH3022-18 Lecture Summary 023

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty-third lecture for TECH3022 Social Media Practice.
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DIY-DMU Podcast 008 #WorldRadioDay

It was an entertaining and engrossing discussion tonight, when Laury, Aidan, Jagger and Ben joined John Coster and Rob Watson to talk about what we like about radio. This is our contribution to UNESCO World Radio Day.
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TECH1002-18 Lecture Summary 021

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the twenty-first 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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