Monthly Archives: April 2012

Remixing into the future

Culture has and always will depend on societal appreciation of, connection to and love for the creative content of that culture (Lessig 2008).The read-write culture we are living in today facilitates the creation of new music, as users are working collaboratively to develop and expand upon already existing content. We are pooling our combined creative […]

A New Alternative: Seven West’s Independent Media Council

The media’s coverage of the Finkelstein review has taken a new turn since Seven West Media made the decision on the 4th of April to withdraw from the Australian Press Council. Seven West Media is one of Australia’s largest media businesses, and indeed the largest diversified media business in the country, as it’s ownership extends over several […]

A Global Community of Nerds

Global media distribution has been revolutionised by the internet. Naturally, as the internet and the powerful claws of social media have come to pervade every aspect of our lives, there has been a change in the way users interact. A change in the way they share and distribute information. A change in the way the content they […]

The Transmedia Appeal

Audiences today demand to be engaged. We seek entertainment from multiple channels and gain enjoyment from our fictional experiences in a way that is constantly pushing the boundaries of already existing content. The transmedia narrative is told across multiple channels, each channel producing a different entry point into the narrative. Coherence is achieved as audiences […]

The Window: Public Comment

Where do you get your information from? Do you browse the daily broadsheet for the most interesting headline? Listen to the radio in the car on your way to work? Perhaps you rush home to catch the 7 o’clock news every night. Or maybe – and I think this option is becoming by far the […]