Posts Tagged ‘Journalism’

Alternative news sites and the mainstream global news agenda [MA Politics of Global Communications]

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by Kirsten Han that originally appeared at #spuddings.

Do alternative news sites present a serious challenge to the mainstream global news agenda? 

Introduction

The Internet has made information and communication much more accessible to people all over the world (Boyd-Barrett 2000, p. 302). This has led to the growth of alternative websites, including a (Read more...)

Can Bloggers Be Journalists? [MA Introduction to Journalism Studies]

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

This post is a reprint of a post by Kirsten Han that originally appeared at #spuddings.

The last time I did an academic degree – my BA (Honours) in Film – I didn’t save most of my essays. Today I only have two of them to look back on (one on The Big Bang Theory and one on True Blood) and I kind of regret not having saved the rest, especially since back then I briefly touched on t (Read more...)

Singapore’s #facepalmer turns towards sexism and misogyny

Friday, December 14th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by Kirsten Han that originally appeared at #spuddings.

The following was first published on Asian Correspondent:

Former Speaker of Parliament Michael Palmer’s sudden resignation made shock waves in Singapore. But even though this sudden turn of events raised many important questions – such as whether Singapore will once again see a by-election – many in (Read more...)

Union ownself sponsor their newspaper coverage?

Monday, May 28th, 2012

This post is a reprint of a post by Kirsten Han that originally appeared at funny little world.

From what I understand, The Big Story is a section in The Straits Times’ website that features coverage of longer-term issues, stories that cannot be told or resolved in just one or two articles, but require sustained attention and analysis.

But if you look at this particular Big Story on uni (Read more...)

What being a journalist means to me.

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

This post is a reprint of a post by kirsten that originally appeared at funny little world.

I have never been to journalism school. Sure, I have a Bachelor of Media Arts (Communications), but beyond the basic core modules of the first year I never took a journalism class – I didn’t even take Intro to Journalism, opting to take Intro to Photography in my final year, thinking it would (Read more...)

Fashion According To Gattobravo

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

This post is a reprint of a post by Editor that originally appeared at WardrobeTrendsFashion.

Lately I’ve been cruising around with my new iPhone feeling all creative using Hipstamatic, Instagram & cie, and as much I love photography and the instant satisfaction it brings to report from a mobile device, I madly admire those who specialize and excel at a more artisanal type of journali (Read more...)