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How have new digital technologies changed the way journalists do their core job and communicate with their readers/listeners/viewers? How have digital platforms changed PR strategies and how do they interact with non-digital platforms?

Journalism and the role of a journalist have been significantly changed due to new digital technologies. Rather than just writing for newspapers, radio, or television, journalists have had to actively engage with social media and use online platforms to connect … Continue reading

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Referring to Jurgensen & Rey (2012), how are digital technologies affecting (in positive and/or negative ways) users’ privacy?

Belinda McKeon u3096561 The introduction of digital technologies has meant that what many people would consider as private information is now shared and available online. Every time we sign up to a website, which most digital natives do regularly, we … Continue reading

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How do the affordances of a networked media culture (hyperlinks, multimedia, sharing etc.) enhance online communication?

Online communication now involves more than just sharing text between two people; it has been enhanced by the ability to send hyperlinks, multimedia and share files. A networked media culture has allowed these advancements to occur. Social networking sites appeared … Continue reading

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Referring to Livingstone (2008), how do people use social networking services to construct their identities, and how do social connections form part of those identities?

Identity is a complex concept to grasp, but is essentially the different features that make people who they are. We ‘perform’ and ‘project’our identity by the clothes we wear, music we listen to, who we are friends with, and so … Continue reading

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Dumb Ways to Die. Incredibly catchy..

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