My audience research pitch on fan conventions and fan cultures
A blog about the need to consider the ethical and moral implications of ethnography.
My Nan's first experiences with television and how she sees it as having changed daily life!
In our everyday lives media, audience, and place interconnect. This is especially evident in the location services of apps and social media platforms . ‘Pokémon Go’, for example, demonstrates this interconnection as it uses the players location to provide them with location-specific in-game features. In Pokémon Go, location-based augmented reality is frequently used. Augmented reality… Continue reading Hide and Seek
In this assessment, I chose to use a combination of secondary and primary (interviews and a survey) research. This methodological choice had various implication. In interviews participants gave me more in-depth answers, and often explored related tangents; providing additional data. My survey was also beneficial in providing easily analysed statistical data which could visually aid… Continue reading Reflection on Research Engagement and Communication Strategy
This is my third, and final, communication update for the stakeholders of my research project. Whilst writing this report, my time management plan was extremely helpful. It aided in keeping me on track with my tasks and ensured I was not overwhelmed with too many tasks at once. I have now completed this assignment. After… Continue reading BCM212 Research Project: Communication Update 3
This is my second communication update for the stakeholders and participants that are interested in the progress of my research project. This project is investigating the question ‘How Do Memes Influence Our Reception of Information About Social Issues, And How Do They Allow Us to Respond to This Information?’. At this point, my project is… Continue reading BCM212 Research Project: Communication Update 2
This is the first update of my communication plan for my research project. So far, my research project’s progress is on schedule, and a re-analysis of my readings has assured me of their reliability. I have additionally conducted all my interviews, and analysed the data from my online survey (which has now been closed). I… Continue reading BCM212 Research Project: Communication Update 1
Upon starting this assignment, I realised my original question was too broad. The new question I will be researching for this project will be ‘How do memes influence our reception of information about social issues, and how do they allow us to respond to this information?’. Although many sources I found discussed memes mainly in… Continue reading BCM212 Assessment 2: Project Design and Management
Social media's dense networking and ease of international connection has connected humanity like never before; ensuring common knowledge of international/national affairs, and the opportunity to rally for or against them in a powerfully unified voice. Nonetheless, social studies encouraged by anxieties concerning our increasing dependence on social media, indicate possible negative repercussions to our 'real-life'… Continue reading Anti-Social Media