What is Media Convergence?

Media convergence is the merging of many media sources into a digital platform; Henry Jenkins defines it as “the flow of content across multiple media platforms, the cooperation between multiple media industries, and the migratory behaviour of media audiences. (2006) So basically since the introduction of the Apple iPhone and various other smartphones there has … Continue reading What is Media Convergence?


Media Texts & Semiotics

Buchanan defines semiotics as the study of signs and symbols being that a sign can be represented or associated with anything that has meaning for a particular individual. (2010) A sign only symbolises a meaning when an individual associates it with something, which requires previous knowledge or experience and also has a great deal to do with their … Continue reading Media Texts & Semiotics

Media Anxieties: Terrorism in the Media

Terrorism in the media; we’ve all seen or heard it it throughout every form of media “By it’s very nature an act of terrorism is meant to be impressive. It is calculated to be an attention-getting activity” (Cooper 1976) Which it definitely is. When a major terror attack occurs within the world, it is spread … Continue reading Media Anxieties: Terrorism in the Media


What am I doing here?

So... it's taken me a while to get to writing this post. Life is pretty heckers at the moment! So why am I here you ask? Why am I studying at UOW? What am I even doing with my life? I remember last year telling my mum that I had no idea what I was … Continue reading What am I doing here?