Media Log 3- The Evaluation

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs dictates as humans what we need to fulfil our lives and orders them starting with our very basic physical needs. This theory originally from 1943 could be seen to be outdated as this does not include modern media technologies and how these have changed society and therefore what we need. Under …

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Media Log 2- My Findings

After finishing my 72 hour log recording my everyday media use I am now able to reflect upon my own media usage but also the difficulties that arise when researching this topic in general. I thought I had decided an accurate method in which to record my data however even through I used my mobile …

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Media Audiences

Media is defined by the Oxford dictionary as "The main means of mass communication regarded collectively." Further the Collins Dictionary claims that media is "The means of communication that reach large numbers of people, such as television, newspapers and radio." Both these definitions have in common that media means communicating a message. Further when we …

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For Better or for Worse? Social Media and the Future

“In short, we are all cyborgs: the cyborg is our ontology: it gives us our politics.” (Haraway, 1990: pg.150) Although from over a decade ago Haraway adequately describes how the internet and more recently specifically social media has become an integral part of our lives.  The disruption caused by the rise in popularity of social …

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