New news, new problems

"Simple equation: free, open uncontrollable Internet versus shackled newspapers equals no newspapers. Let's get real" - Rupert Murdoch In a world where everyone is a publisher, news is no longer a pre-packaged product. It is no longer sold to us to passively consume, such as in the days of the legacy media's predominance. Thanks to … Continue reading New news, new problems

Oh, how times have changed…

 "What has been communicated (message) has been less important... than the particular medium which people communicate" - Marshall McLuhan As someone who's just spent a week physically editing film - let me tell you - it's not easy. Not to mention the sheer enormity of the process (just picture metres and metres of film rolls while … Continue reading Oh, how times have changed…

Web of lies

https://vimeo.com/235100190 We've all seen a tweet, a news story, a Facebook post, or something on the internet that just didn't seem right. But how many times do we actually check the correctness of the information we come across on the internet? This week I have created a video which demonstrates just how easy it is … Continue reading Web of lies

Jurassic Media 

https://vimeo.com/231078891 Memes are a beautiful thing. As I found myself struggling to grasp the concept of The Longtail Effect, I thought what better way to learn than through memes? So, this week I have created a short video which encapsulates the shift in paradigms from hit-driven legacy media to niche-driven (digital) media. I aimed to … Continue reading Jurassic Media