The Networked Home

A couple of weeks ago I had a conversation with my mum about the ways television has changed (and stayed the same) since she was a child. It was interesting to see this contrast, more specifically how the role of the television has stayed very similar, but the content has changed. Before I learnt about … More The Networked Home

Marketing the Media

Being a student undertaking the Marketing and Advertising major at UOW, I obviously have an interest in the topic, and the way media is positioned is something that interests me especially. Whether newspapers, or prime-time television, I often think to myself the viewing habits of people consuming certain media outlets and who particular media outlets … More Marketing the Media

Globalisation – Welcome, or Not?

Globalisation and the global village are two of many terms used to describe the current nature of the globe and the way humans interact, whether through business, culture, or media.  As stated by Dr Sukhmani Khorana (2015), there are five ‘scapes’ which explain global culture flows. These include Ethnoscapes, Mediascapes, Technoscapes, Financescapes and Ideoscapes. Each … More Globalisation – Welcome, or Not?

Television Traditions

I recently had the pleasure of speaking to my Mum a couple of days ago about her experiences with television when she was younger, living in England. In comparison to my viewing habits and experiences, and talking to students in class, there are a number of similarities and ‘traditions’ when it comes to family time … More Television Traditions

Thoughts on Social Media and its Role in Society

My name’s Daniel and I am currently in my third year here at the University of Wollongong and am completing a Communications and Media Studies degree with a major in Marketing and Advertising. Welcome to my blog, which will be home to rambling about the media in relation to BCM240. After first activating my Facebook … More Thoughts on Social Media and its Role in Society