Tag Archives: Social Media

Christopher's blog @DMU 2013-01-09 01:17:36

I will report back on how I found this program but it seems that it has final moved into the media spotlight, this Channel 4 program is about the blunders that people have done using the social networking giant Facebook.
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Radio@DMU January 6, 2013

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Radio@DMU December 30, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Radio@DMU December 23, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Do I Need a Rocket-Boost or a New Direction? So over the Christmas break I have time to rethink some of the things that are important to my career, now that I’ve stepped back from being involved […] Digest powered by RSS Digest Tweet

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Radio@DMU December 30, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Radio@DMU December 23, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Do I Need a Rocket-Boost or a New Direction? So over the Christmas break I have time to rethink some of the things that are important to my career, now that I’ve stepped back from being involved with the running of DemonFM. I’ve been given a chance to […] Digest powered by RSS Digest Tweet

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Radio@DMU December 23, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Do I Need a Rocket-Boost or a New Direction? So over the Christmas break I have time to rethink some of the things that are important to my career, now that I’ve stepped back from being involved with the running of DemonFM. I’ve been given a chance to look at the things that are important to me and think about how I might use […] "Busy Times" with the likes of Wood Norton & Christmas! So it’s one of my favourite times of the year. As much as I like the warm weather, a few weeks wrapped up in jumpers, coats, scarfs, gloves and hats doesn’t bother me in the slightest. Putting aside the cold … Continue reading → Radio@DMU December 16, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Back in the … Continue reading

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DMUchris 2012-12-19 14:36:43

So it’s one of my favourite times of the year. As much as I like the warm weather, a few weeks wrapped up in jumpers, coats, scarfs, gloves and hats doesn’t bother me in the slightest. Putting aside the cold weather, it does mean it’s a busy time… Continue reading

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Radio@DMU December 16, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Back in the UK After travelling back to the UK from Thailand, and having never travelled so far before, I’ve been easing myself back in to my working routine. The jet lag is a new experience for me. It’s not that it leaves you incapacitated, rather mildly disoriented. But then, I usually feel disoriented anyhow. My visit to Thailand […] Back in the UK After travelling back to the UK from Thailand, and having never travelled so far before, I’ve been easing myself back in to my working routine. The jet lag is a new experience for me. It’s not that it leaves you incapacitated, rather mildly disoriented. But then, I usually feel disoriented anyhow. My visit to Thailand […] Comedy Festival Fast Approaching! Week 10 of our weekly labs concerning the promotion … Continue reading

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Radio@DMU December 9, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Mind Maps, Video Editing, Christmas sing-a-longs and Networking: Normal Week For A Radio Production Student Another hectic week at University and as the Christmas holidays draw ever so closer, the first half of the academic year is almost over. However, it just wouldn’t be the same without last-minute dead-lines and a jam-packed schedule. Who ever … Continue reading → Khon Kaen University – College Radio Eric and I arrived at the Khon Kaen University campus this morning, just before 9am. The weather was cooler than it had been of late, but still ready for another hot day. I’ve not missed the cold and snow in the UK, but I do feel a tinge of guilt that I’m not sharing it […] Khon Kaen Arrival Yesterday we flew from Bangkok to Khon Kaen, which … Continue reading

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The Social Media Revolution

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Bits and Bobs

50% of the Intermission Team, after a session of learning how to post content onto the Demon FM website…
Thursday Intermission took a twist in the planning process! …may have inspired a new show topic for following weeks however!
 
 
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Spoken Word Piece – Collective Intelligence

So Social Media and Collective Intelligence,
How do these two have any relevance?
How many clicks? How many shares?
How many likes for that video of waving bears?
Then there’s a tweet, a re-tweet,
It’s all going down on that mans spread sheet.
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Social media and attention span

We all know that social media has many benefits it allows us to instantly communicate for free, keep up to date with current events and express ourselves online; however with benefits for many of us there can be quite a few negatives.
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Radio@DMU November 25, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Piano Recording Session Last Monday we headed to the Campus Centre to try out setting up a recording session for a piano, as part of our TECH2035 module…     Recording Session Comedy Lab Week 8: S.W.O.T Lab session 8 and time seems to be evaporating as the countdown get’s ever so close to the launch of Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival. During this weeks session we reflected on recent hand-in of our first Comedy report. Using the S.W.O.T analysis … Continue reading → Week 7: Production Plan Accomplished: Commence Execution Production for Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival continues deep into week 7 and what a week of production it’s been. It seems as though all production groups have been at it, getting down and dirty in the studios and producing promos, … Continue reading → Social … Continue reading

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Piano Recording Session

Last Monday we headed to the Campus Centre to try out setting up a recording session for a piano, as part of our TECH2035 module…
 
 
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Social Media Mind Map

Here is the mind map that Flora and myself made on Digital Literacy for our Social Media presentation
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Thursday Intermission (in a diagram)

As you can see from the diagram above, it shows the simple steps that we take each week to produce our Thursday Intermission output. It’s crucial that we pick the correct theme and that there are enough opportunities to create material from it.
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Mind Maps!

Intermission Mind Map…
This years aims…
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Christopher's blog @DMU 2012-11-19 23:08:28

I was reading an article on the BBC News website about how you can now be held accountable if you “retweet” a tweet that is not your own. The issues of “free speech” seems to be becoming more integrated with the law nowadays, as more and more people … Continue reading

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Clay Shirky Talk – September 2012

I found this video very interesting:

 
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Radio@DMU November 11, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU SRA Awards Aftermath & Filming In London I would firstly like to start this post by moaning about how ridiculously time has flown by this week. To think that we are already in mid-November is crazy and to hear that Christmas is only 6 weeks away, is … Continue reading → Report Ideas In this past weeks group meeting, everybody split into their teams to discuss what they needed to begin working on and what would then go into the showreel for the first report draft. Being on the admin team, I moved around from group to group and picked up some ideas from each. The audio team […] Ofcom: Broadcast Bulletins Ofcom, The Office of Communications, is the government approved regulatory body for broadcast (as well as telecommunications and postal) services in … Continue reading

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Trolling Response

Is Ricky Gervais a positive troller or a negative? As a well known celebrity he receives a lot tweets and is an avid tweeter Ricky replies to a lot of his tweets. As a celebrity he his known for being a comedian but … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rob Young's Blog 2012-11-07 10:36:00

Negative Trolling has been common since the beginnings of social media. Like most forms of bullying it stems from jealousy  or socially deprived individuals. There is a great confusion in society of what is and isn’t acceptable to post online as peopl… Continue reading

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Radio@DMU November 4, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Ofcom Training On Wednesday 31st October, the second part to the training which I set out to do was Ofcom training. As boring as it sounds, I had to find a way of possibly making it interesting enough so that 30 new members would carry on listening for half an hour. This is hard with something that is suppose […] Nothing Spooky About The Hectic Weekend Ahead! You know that feeling when you out of your depth sometimes, well I’ve got that feeling as I approach this weekend. With a jam-packed schedule ahead of this weekend, it’s fair to say that ‘I have no life’, even the … Continue reading → Viral videos always entertain me! I don’t know about you, but I love a viral video. I love how they have gained millions of … Continue reading

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Week 5 Lab Response

Natalie Murray and co… **How the impact of social media helps fundraising – from a personal level to global** In March 2012, myself and the rest of my year group along with the year above us on Radio Production dedicated … Continue reading Continue reading

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Radio@DMU October 28, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU New skill Talking to people is never something I’ve really found that hard since coming to university. Like mentioned in a previous post, ask me the question three years ago and that definitely would not have been my response. But being able to freely talk to someone and then being able to talk to someone you’ve never […] It’s just the beginning… Wednesday (24th October) was the start of new members training for DemonFM. As it was the first session of members training I didn’t expect a massive turn out. Five people would have been achievement in my eyes. I’d noticed that once the post for the event was linked on to the the members page, A […] Being Honest and Awfully Good TV Apologies for the bad writing ahead. It’s not my … Continue reading

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Being Honest and Awfully Good TV

Apologies for the bad writing ahead. It’s not my strongest point. Well last week was another week of lots of things going on in my life. Things just starting. Other things progressing. In a way, somethings possibly ending. But, all … Continue reading Continue reading

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Social Media Week 1 – Moby Dick

Moby dick the big read is a great project in my personal opinion it will give the opportunity for younger people to listen to a great novel making it a easier way for them to enjoy the book, by gathering famous people and having them read a chapter a d… Continue reading

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Lab 3 – Social media mind map

This is a mind map based on the e-book; “What is Social Media?” by Antony Mayfield from iCrossing [WWW] (http://www.iCrossing.com/ebooks) (V.1.4 Updated 01.08.2008) Available from: http://www.icrossing.co.uk/fileadmin/uploads/eBooks/What_is_Social_Me… Continue reading

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MindMap: What is social media by Antony Mayfield

  Mayfield. A (2008) What Is Social Media [WWW] iCrossing. Available from: http://www.icrossing.co.uk/fileadmin/uploads/eBooks/What_is_Social_Media_iCrossing_ebook.pdf [Accessed 17/10/2012]   Didn’t really finish it. Just look at the document linked above if you want to read it in an easier format. Continue reading

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Radio@DMU October 14, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Who are you? Who am I? In a lab today, I filled out seven different tests to tell me what working & personality traits I have, where I’d fit in a team and what I can bring to the metaphorical table. There was a test for: Career Personality Career Values Team Roles ‘Jung’ DISC Personality (and the standard) IQ Test The […] My Local-Bang Radio103.6 During my time in the holidays, among all the chilling, relaxing and acting all cool, I was also very busy working and consistently hovering around my contacts within radio industry from a range of different radio stations, with each contact involved in … Continue reading → Personality in One Single Test   Today we took a range of free personality tests (the JUNG test in particular)  to explore ourselves and … Continue reading

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Social media and the law – are the two blurring to such a point where no one is in control of their sanity anymore?

Is the law lagging behind with the explosion of social media? The problems that “free speech” can bring when used online. I would say that the law needs to be change so that many of the rules that applied to “old media” (newspapers, television programs & radio). There is the complication that how do you […] Continue reading

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Social Media Week 2 – Moby Dick big read analysis mind map

I was asked to create a mind map about the Moby Dick big read project, i used Microsoft visio to create the mind map. I picked the moby dick big read project because it was the one that interested me the most, this mind map looks at different aspect… Continue reading

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TweetManUk.com 2012-10-10 19:11:24

    A brief Introduction Social film is a brand new concept and was born in April 2011 when Murmur (a technology company) released ‘Him, Her & Them’, a social film which was distributed solely through Facebook. Intel and Toshiba collaborated also… Continue reading

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Social Media injunction with "theinfluxband"

Today I have quickly created a mind map of how media is going to influence a new project I’m involved with another DMU student, Lucy O’Neill. Last night we created two poster’s to spread around schools and DMU. Each poster … Continue reading Continue reading

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Radio@DMU October 7, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival Frankly, I’m amazed that both of The Chuckle Brothers are still alive. Well thankfully my inner child can rest easy knowing that the pair are alive and well (although by now I imagine doing a blue show), and will be appearing at the 2013 Leicester comedy festival, sponsored by TV comedy channel Dave. And what’s […] Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival Frankly, I’m amazed that both of The Chuckle Brothers are still alive. Well thankfully my inner child can rest easy knowing that the pair are alive and well (although by now I imagine doing a blue show), and will be appearing at the 2013 Leicester comedy festival, sponsored by TV comedy channel Dave. And what’s […] Music Team The music team on DemonFM has decided to post music that … Continue reading

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First Week Back

The first week back at university is always very crazy with lots of changes to the previous year with a new timetable, new lecturers, new modules and new projects starting up. As much as I’m looking forward to having radio work … Continue reading Continue reading

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Radio@DMU September 23, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU No Quarter Given Show Launches on DemonFM For some time now a small group of people who are passionate about Leicester’s cultural scene have been working to launch a show on DemonFM that tells the story of what’s going on each week. Presented by Kirsty Monroe with contributions from Nathan Human and myself. We have been gearing up to launch the show […] Radio@DMU September 9, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Creative Media Entrepreneurship Planning I met up with Dan Lamoon today to discuss how Seed Creativity will be delivering TECH3026 Creative Media Entrepreneurship, a new module in the Creative Media Technology subject area. The aim of the module is to enable learners to experience what it is like […] Digest powered by RSS Digest Tweet

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Radio@DMU September 9, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Creative Media Entrepreneurship Planning I met up with Dan Lamoon today to discuss how Seed Creativity will be delivering TECH3026 Creative Media Entrepreneurship, a new module in the Creative Media Technology subject area. The aim of the module is to enable learners to experience what it is like to be a media entrepreneur, and to make a living from […] No Quarter Given – Show Planning Planning for the No Quarter Given Show on DemonFM is coming along well. Kirsty, Kristina and I met last night to talk through the running order of the first programme. Getting the vibe right for the show is going to be important as it has to reflect the passions and the interests of the people […] Radio@DMU September 2, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU … Continue reading

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Radio@DMU September 2, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Radio@DMU August 26, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Off The Radar! But Still Hard A Work! Wooow, this summer has been absolutely crazy! That’s the only and best suited word I can think of which accurately describes my entire 2012 summer. From packed concert arenas to muddy festivals to the scorching heat of Spain and the […] Digest powered by RSS Digest Tweet

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Radio@DMU August 26, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Off The Radar! But Still Hard A Work! Wooow, this summer has been absolutely crazy! That’s the only and best suited word I can think of which accurately describes my entire 2012 summer. From packed concert arenas to muddy festivals to the scorching heat of Spain and the … Continue reading → Radio@DMU August 19, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU I’ve gone and done it. After over 3 years of deliberation, I have signed myself up to trek the Great Wall of China in October 2013. I am trekking the wall for the MS Society and am to raise a minimum of £2800,  I will be documenting my […] Digest powered by RSS Digest Tweet

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Radio@DMU August 19, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU I’ve gone and done it. After over 3 years of deliberation, I have signed myself up to trek the Great Wall of China in October 2013. I am trekking the wall for the MS Society and am to raise a minimum of £2800,  I will be documenting my fundraising and journey here so please follow it: http://kristinatrekschina.wordpress.com/ You can also donate […] Radio@DMU August 12, 2012 A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Reminiscing It seems so long ago since I last wrote a blog post, and yet I always think of things I would like to write about,  it’s over a month since I came back from Tunisia and that in itself is just crazy, But it’s not just recent […] Digest powered by RSS Digest Tweet

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Radio@DMU August 12, 2012

A round up of posts from Radio@DMU Reminiscing It seems so long ago since I last wrote a blog post, and yet I always think of things I would like to write about,  it’s over a month since I came back from Tunisia and that in itself is just crazy, But it’s not just recent events I have recently been thinking about, it’s […] Objective Harmony – The Return of Demand Based Economics Given the current crisis of capitalism there are many commentators who are arguing that the left or progressive side of politics need to return to an over-arching counter-theory to capitalism. Indeed, the shock of the present crisis has been fundamental to a re-evaluation of the form of capitalism itself. Not only is the crisis allowing […] Charity Shop Britain – Validation and Olympic Celebration If you are … Continue reading

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Radio@DMU July 22, 2012

Intermission Reports Weekly Show Themes We are mid-way through the summer break for students on BSc Radio Production & Technology, and while many will be relaxing, sitting on a beach or reading books, most of us are holding down jobs, earning a hard-won living or planning for the new academic year that starts in September. But enough moaning, what media […] Personal Reflection on the DMU@Radio Graduation 2012 Yesterday was the first De Montfort University Graduation Ceremony that I’ve been to at the Curve Theatre in Leicester. It was a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements and commitment of the graduates from the Faculty of Technology. The venue was packed and the theatrical nature of the event was great. There was a real […] Media Technology Skills – We’ve Been Leading the Way How well equipped do you feel to … Continue reading

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