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  • Importance of E-media
  • AS Media • Write down who or which companies you believe to be the most powerful people in the media right now? • Think about WHY they are so powerful
  • Guardian – Media 100 • http://www.theguardian.com/media/nginteractive/2013/sep/02/media-100-2013full-list
  • Objectives: Understand the basics of emedia form and learn the role of citizen journalism within e-media Show basics of FORM Investigate and report on citizen journalism Emedia Look at the role of citizen journalism Look at the role of the internet
  • Form • Websites borrow many conventions from print - can you name them? • Additionally there are Hyperlinks – search bars – banners ads – menu’s – drop down menu’s – video, picture, audio embeds
  • The role of the Internet • Internet as enabling democracy • Internet as antidote to media texts from large institutions • Internet as liberation from societal and geographical constraints • Internet as enhancing political engagement • Internet as enhancing educational opportunities
  • “The medium is the message” • Marshall McLuhan – theorist • Capabilities of hardware/technology more important than what is being transmitted • Technology is extension of how we communicate, think and feel • Electronic media requires active participation & crosses national borders while democratising and decentralising information = Global Village
  • The Role of YOU • Citizen Journalism = public contribute to, produce, disseminate or analyse news media i.e. user generated • Allows access when banned by the state/employer etc • Allows up to date reporting In small groups come up with some • Avoids bias? examples of citizen journalism
  • Task • Using the sites listed and your notes as starting points, build up your own profile of what citizen journalism is and means • Think about and refer to key audience theories including Marshall McLuhan • Provide an illustrated A4 sheet that explains the concept and shows examples http://journalism.about.com/od/citizenjournalism/a/whatiscitizen.htm http://mashable.com/category/citizen-journalism/ http://gigaom.com/2012/09/14/david-carr-on-newspapers-twitter-andcitizen-journalism/ • Extension: Look into the concept of Prosumer http://www.forbes.com/sites/work-in-progress/2010/07/03/the-shift-fromconsumers-to-prosumers/