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April 29, 2012 by


This week i chose to focus my blog on Michel Bauwen’s Umair Haque’s New Capitalist Manifesto. Essentially he encapsulates the the new era of capitalism as one that has been beneficial in creating value. I have mainly decided to focus on one of his statement’s i have extracted and put it in context with the changing […]

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April 23, 2012 by


“How Egypt’s uprising is helping redefine the idea of a media event” This report has assisted me in capturing the idea of a ‘media event’. Through the works of media acadmeics Daniel Dayan and Elihu Katz it is argued that a media event is when ‘certain events depart from news events, and instead become ceremonial […]

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April 16, 2012 by


After looking at Richard Gingra’s perspective on how to improve future journalism I was automatically drawn to how there is a change in the way journalism is viewed/framed. Traditionally, sources of the media were considered prominent figures, whistleblowers or other personalities that had greater insight into a story/issue of relevance. However today we have moved […]

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April 1, 2012 by


When data meets the eye The following data highlights the number of civilian deaths in Afghanistan during the period of 2004-2004. Ideally the idea of this exercise is to make the invisible visible through images and visuals rather than statistics and data. The effective portrayal of this form of visualisation can be identified through the […]