Although these projects sound simple by nature, they are truly advanced digital media projects. What you see on these channels are the final products of hours of strategic thinking, designing, creating and scheduling.
Cultural appropriation occurs when people within a dominant culture use the stories, styles, motifs, and objects of a subordinated culture without appropriate reciprocity, permission, compensation or research in a manner that is ignorant of the group's cultural context (Han 2019 pp. 9-10) (Matthes 2018 pp. 1004-1005).
Why do we strive to document our lives so intensely?
Our social media pages are a constructed reality, rather than a representation of our real lives.
The shock of unknowingly running out of episodes has become too much for me.
Become immersed in an underwater world as the enticing Siren lures you further into her grasp.
Concentrating at university is hard enough, let alone when faced with a constant array of push notifications from our mobile devices.
Today I appeared on UOWTV to give an interview about The Pigeon Hole Project (see below). Lights were blaring, cameras were rolling, and me being me, I forgot to say some important things. So, I've made this post in order to extend on some of the things I spoke about in the interview as well …
Transmedia storytelling expands well beyond blockbuster movie franchises. My first recollection of Mark Zuckerberg was as this ominous demi-god who ruled over all the internet-land [pictured below]. Facebook revolutionised the way we use the internet. In fact, in some cases, people actually think that Facebook is the internet, or rather, that it is so dominant that the …
When I say 'meme warfare' it's easy to picture legions of Pepe's sprinting fearlessly towards a herd of Doge's. But, unfortunately in the real world, meme warfare more resembles politically motivated memes which aim to control a narrative. In saying that, let's take a look at the CNN Meme War of 2017. Here, we see …