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Local voices to global audiences | Social media and online activism

  Social media has change the way the world communicates, making it easier to mobilize for collective action (Woldsfeld et al 2013). With technology as the driving force of online activism, social networks roles are to mobilise, coordinate and disseminate … Continue reading

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Trial and Error – BCM240 Reflection

It’s now time to reflect on 8 weeks of blogging for my university subject BCM240 – Media, Audience and Place. For all of 2012 I blogged for two university subjects however this time round it has been different. Personally I … Continue reading

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Tweet Tweet – The success of the microblogging platform

Before I began my degree at the University of Wollongong I knew nothing about the microblogging site. I initially thought that it was just a whole bunch of “OMG, LOL and WTF’s” however now looking into the platform, it is … Continue reading

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Then and Now – The Beatle’s vs One Direction

Henry Jenkins (2010) refers fandom to the social structures and cultural practices created by the most passionately engaged consumers of mass media properties [insert young girl crying at the sight of prepubescent pop star]. I have found it extremely difficult … Continue reading

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