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March 12, 2012
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In an era where the environment of wars, political and religious controversies and actions are heightened by the availability of technology, a new media ecology is born. Milissa Deitz highlights how a media ecosystem engenders a ‘phenomenon in which journalism is a joint project between journalists, non-journalists, accidental journalists, bloggers, politicians, celebrities, and the general […]

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Essay Arts 2090

June 14, 2011
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‘But what’s happening today – the mass ability to communicate with each other, without having to go through a traditional intermediary – is truly transformative’ Introduction to the Digital World In an era emerging with the computerized ability to communicate through networked technologies, referred to as new media, modes of publishing has been revolutionized beyond […]

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Blog 8

June 9, 2011
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For the final post of the week, I have chosen to focus on the publishing through social networking and the implications for businesses. While social networking has been a phennonmon for most businesses through the ability to communicate, market and advertise products and services, it has also been detrimental for traditional existing intermediaries. Nathan Logan, […]

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Blog 7

May 28, 2011
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Through Edwards reading the idea of ‘infrastructural globalism’ has been exerted as a constellation of data that has formed things such as climate and earth itself. What may seem rather intriguing is the concept of climate change when converted to statistics and data thus establishing a new mode of publishing. In Edwards account he encompasses […]

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Blog 6

May 16, 2011
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Distribution, Aggregation and the Social In today’s blog we are introduced to the terms ‘distribution’ and ‘aggregation’ in the context of the social. When collaborating the two notions together we are exposed to a new form of ecology in the current climate of the publishing era. Through the distribution of social networking platforms such as […]

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Blog 5

May 8, 2011
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Visualisations The following visualisation 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 dramatic increase in colour […]

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Blog 4

April 1, 2011
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The above picture is of a Giant Glaxy, a picture taken by the Sydney Girls High School Astronomy Club. You might be thinking how this is significant to the topic of Archives? Well this picture has been taken from a resourceful website (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/archivepix.html) updated on a daily basis with pictures and information regarding to astronomy. […]

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