When “Funny” Was Never Funny in the First Place

Sam Pepper. If you were on YouTube or were part of the YouTube community at any point in the past 4 years, that name will be very familiar; and for all the wrong reasons. In September 2014, former 2010 Big Brother star Sam Pepper released a video that sparked major concern and controversy within the... Continue Reading →

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Political Bias and Media Ownership

Every type of media, whether it be legacy or social, is owned by someone. A lot of people wouldn’t have a clue who owns The Sydney Morning Herald, or Twitter; and while most of you could name Zuckerberg as the owner of Facebook, you probably couldn’t care less if it was him or crazy Joe... Continue Reading →

Do You See What I See?

Signs are everywhere. From literal signage such as street signs and traffic lights, to advertisements, music, sirens and the “thumbs up” hand signal. Semiotics is the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation , or, an investigation into how meaning is created and how meaning is communicated When put into practice semiotics... Continue Reading →

The Intro

Heyo! Welcome to the wacky world of BCM110, BCM112, MEDA101 or whatever other strange place you've come from! My name is Daisy and this is my blog all about my studies into communications and media. I am a first year student at the University of Wollongong doing a Bachelor in Commerce/Communications and Media and hope to become a Social... Continue Reading →

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