Convergent Media

“By convergence, I mean the flow of content across multiple media platforms, the cooperation between multiple media industries and the migratory behaviour of media audiences who will go almost anywhere in search of the kinds of entertainment experiences they want” (Jenkins, 2006). So what does convergent media mean to me? It means the consistent change…

Media Owners

Media is everywhere and plays an enormous part in our lives. This can vary from TV, radio, the internet, listening to music and social media. These tasks tend to be a part of a daily routine for many individuals, therefore no matter what platform you use, you are exposed to the media. Whichever platform you…

Pollution

  Being an outdoors enthusiast and a bit of a tree huger, this image instantly took hold of my attention. This week in BCM110 I have learnt that semiotics is the science of signs and with that you have the signifier, which is the physical form and then the signified which is the meaning taken…

Reality or Virtual.

In this day and age technology surrounds us as a human race everywhere. Whether we are aware of it or not, we are consistently consuming more and more information due to it being at the tips of our fingers. Ipads, tablets and phones. All of these objects enable an individual to access copious amounts of…

Why I am here.

Hello, my name is Shay Elizabeth Nicholls preferably just Shay. I am twenty two years of age and my life revolves around the ocean, my cat, friends, family and food. I am a first year UOW student but have been to uni before although I have never actually completed anything due to loss of interest….

The Beginning.

Here goes, the first blog post of many more to come.  I am a first year Communications and Media student at the University of Wollongong. To say the least this first week has been quite overwhelming, which I imagine has been the same for many other students as well. I was glad to see that…