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How to do research

March 31, 2010 by

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This week’s reading focuses on helping us gain a perspective on the research proposal that we are meant to complete very soon. It gives insight to what we have to do and how to approach our concepts we will need to find in order to complete the assignment. The article written by Lindlof, T. and […]

Space x 2

March 30, 2010 by

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Shawn Moore’s ‘The Doubling of Space’ describes the media as an entity that serves to ‘double’ reality. With the advent of public broadcasting, the internet and mobile telephones we are instantly and constantly linked with another dimension of space. For instance, a live broadcast of a breaking news event will enter our own physical space […]

The Doubling of Place

March 29, 2010 by

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This week’s discussion is about the possibility of being in two places at once. The article “The doubling of place” by Shawn Moores is a powerful read that gives us a semi-god like presence on this Earth that is based upon being to be at multiple places at once. This ability to be present in […]

I can be in two places at once

March 29, 2010 by

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I can be in two places at once. But then again, almost everyone else in the world can too. This week reading, Shaun Moores – “The Doubling of Place”, argues that media allows individuals to be transported wherever by just turning on the TV or making a call. Although this seems like an outlandish idea […]

The Doubling Of Place

March 29, 2010 by

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The evolution of new media technologies has allowed us to effectively be in two places at the same time, according to Shaun Moore within his article “The Doubling Of Place”. Of course, this article does not mean that we can literally mean that one person can be in two different locations at the same time, […]

..the frequencies of public writing.. like .. now.

March 22, 2010 by

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John Hartley focuses on the concept of time and how it is interpreted through the idea of frequency and wavelength. From the oldest times of Stone Age where communication was left through stone and cave carvings, we have come to understand the significance of public writing in the genre of news and time. As mentioned […]

DAILINESS pt. 2

March 22, 2010 by

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In this week’s reading, Scanell states that “our sense of days is already determined in part by the ways in which media contribute to the shaping of our sense of days”. He continues, questioning whether time would feel different in the absence of television, radio and newspapers. I believe time would ‘feel’ different without these […]