Your posts this week have made such enjoyable reading that it’s been hard to stop. So many of your television memory conversations were rich with detail, embellished with photographs and charming introductions to the characters in your lives who generously shared their stories. There are tales of the once youthful spending sunshine and cordial flavored […]
It’s a sweltering July day in Sydney. Apparently the hottest on record. My mother is in the back of the car trying to coax the intermittent sat nav, that has erroneously led us across the Parramatta River twice, into cooperation. Dad is in the front talking over the weirdly accented Google Map directions from my […]
If you are new to Media Audience Place (MAP), welcome to BCM241, the freshly minted version of what once was BCM240. This site is to support your learning in this subject and to share your stories. In MAP we focus on qualitative research skills in relation to ideas about the experience of media users and […]
This is the time that you are likely to want to down tools for awhile and kick back until the next deadline looms large. I have a better idea. Start planning the final task so that you produce your best work, you have contingency time and you minimise last minute stress. Here is a link to […]
During Week 9 we looked at different levels of media regulation. We thought about media space and place in relation to governance, legislation and citizenship. We looked at media industry censorship and regulation as a business strategy. We discussed our instinct for private and public self-regulation and the persistent desire to outsmart regulatory frameworks. […]
The clock is ticking and taking you closer to the deadline on your second MAP assessment task. Here is a presentation to help you get there in time and in good form.
Winding back, Week 8 was on paying attention. “When we make moral judgments, we are not just saying that this is better than that. Even more fundamentally, we are saying that this is more important than that. It is to order the overwhelming spread and simultaneity of everything, at the price of ignoring or turning […]