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Environmental Risk Perceptions: Labelling Risks

All products have some sort of risk. It is stated that individuals are influenced to believe risks, in reference to their own personal perceptions of either subjective, social and objective thoughts (Bristol, 2014). Consumers generally weigh their subjective judgements upon levels - whether to purchase a product or service, based on the warnings, hazards and... Continue Reading →

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Global Film Industries: Korean Cinema

Ryoo, W (2009), 'Globalisation, or the Logic of Cultural Hybridization: the Case of the Korean Wave', Asian Journal of Communication, vol 19, no.2 pp. 137-151 Studied 'Korean film and Globalisation' Professor Woogjae Ryoo highlights the major influence of globalisation and hybridization having on South-Korean culture within his article. It all began during the 20th Century... Continue Reading →

Internationalising Higher Education

Knight, J. Altbach, P (2007) 'The Internationalization of Higher Education: Motivations and Realities', Journal of Studies in International Studies, pp. 6-40. [accessed on 22 Aug 2018] Professors Phillip Altbach and Jane Knight from 'The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - the University of Toronto' have demonstrated the motivations and realities of education, in terms... Continue Reading →

Globalisation, Media Flows and Saturation Coverage

O’Shaughnessy, M and Stadler, J (2008) ‘Globalisation’, Media and Society (fifth edition) Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 458-471 The article by Michael O'Shaughnessy is a relevant source, compatible with the study of week 2's topic 'globalisation'. It studies the timeline of globalisation from the 19th century, in reference to the ongoing change of technology and... Continue Reading →

Ideating: @KurrentSpill

THE PROCESS Where to start? Before I circulated thoughts about my digital artefact, my friend Darcie and I have shared an interest in a reality TV show, that is most commonly knowing as 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians'. Okay yes, the family is controversial, yes, the majority of the world either hates or love them... Continue Reading →

Digital Medicine / Personal Devices

From the moment I was born to the present time of the 21st Century, technology has developed exponentially. It has grown to the point where individuals can have the ability to monitor or access medical information through 'online' personal devices. Despite the ease and convenience within the method, it has brought upon many dystopian and... Continue Reading →

PRIVACY – ETHICAL EXPLAINER

Privacy Privacy is the right for individuals to disclose personal or known information. Over time, it has developed into a moral and ethical issue which companies, individual and organisation have been taking advantage of. Ethics surrounding privacy has been the result of legislation and public ramification. Ethical Issues to be Aware of... Ethical issues are... Continue Reading →

“Does Beyoncé matter?” Media Ownership

Living in a world where social media is potentially the primary course source of information, (David Taylor, 2016) has made it a major responsibility for media owners such as Beyonce to be aware of. Beyoncé has gained ownership of the media as she has the power to control mediums (television, radio) of mass media. If you're... Continue Reading →

‘Warhead’ semiotics

  After having learned the simplest sign [Denotation] can have a different effect [Connotation] on almost every individual had me shook. It had me noticing all the different opinions, statements and perspective when being in a conversation about the same image or topic. NEW YORKER - "WARHEAD" The high praise of 'The New Yorker' coming... Continue Reading →

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