Monthly Archives: April 2010

Power of propaganda on the internet

The internet is no longer just an informational source for the public; it has developed in to a 24-hour a day machine, with each corporate cog independently vying for the attention of consumers (the public) and investors (corporate advertisers). Such … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky

although not primarily a journalist, he is a very important investigator and his popularity has risen dramatically thanks to the avenues provided by the internet. The more I read and hear about this man, the more I am an avid … Continue reading

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Citizen journalism

Citizen journalism is becoming more prevalent and would appear to be going from strength to strength. The quality and abundance of camera phones is a huge contributor to this, now everyone has instant access to recording an event. Mark Little … Continue reading

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Mark Little

Mark Little, the former Prime Time presenter, spoke to a crowd of about twenty students from the journalism society about his plans to set up a internet news site, a hybrid of social networking and news. He believed interactivity was … Continue reading

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Blogs

Blogs claimed early popularity in the broadband internet age but have since suffered due to their ubiquity and self-indulgent nature; they are still an important part of the internet universe but are not as relevant as they once were. Another … Continue reading

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Economy

Economy- the feared ‘r’ word is still everywhere, our country tends to fluctuate between intense anger and utter disillusionment. Why is the only action we hear about when our beloved government is bailing out banks, I understand that these banks … Continue reading

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Net Culture

Net culture- The net culture that seems to be prevailing in the 21st century is one of community, although to me this seems to be a shallow community based on phatic communication. The most popular activities gravitate towards egotistical and … Continue reading

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