My digital project: A semester in Australia

As soon as I read the subject outline for BCM 240: Media, Audience, Place, specifically the description of Assessment 3: Digital Project, an idea immediately came to mind for the topic of my digital project-a documentation of my study abroad experience at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. What better idea than something … More My digital project: A semester in Australia

Nowhere is private space, cell phones are everywhere

It’s a Sunday afternoon, and as I ride the train with a friend I look around and observe the other passengers on the train-over half of the train passengers are on their phones and even more have their mobile devices within reach waiting for a text or other notification. It is in this moment of … More Nowhere is private space, cell phones are everywhere

Informal interviews as media audience research

As I read other people’s blog posts on what they learned about television memories from interviewing people older than themselves, I was intrigued by both the similarities and differences between my peer’s findings. It turns out the pace of the progression of TV depends on what country the interviewee grew up in. For example, when I was … More Informal interviews as media audience research