The time of the passive consumer has now passed as the Internet and communities online have become ever so present in our lives. What was once media that one was to use the sense of sight, such as television, newspapers and magazines, nowadays the consumer actively engages with the media produced and as a result the … More 5. The Role of the Amateur/Individual – New Challenges in Screen Media
With the heavy influence of the Internet over our lives and the accessibility of information as well as tools and applications easily and at an affordable price, it is no wonder that the role of the professional has changed. Professionals involved in aspects of politics, advertising, media producing and even corporations and businesses have seen … More 4. The Role of the Professional – Engaging the Public through Popular Screen Media
Photographs showing the Strike for Repeal march in Dublin and the individuals who came out in support of the strike.
The concept of Citizen Journalism is an expanding and growing phenomena channeled by the increasing use of social media and the internet around the globe. Sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube (to name but a few) allow it’s users to share and create information that may not be recorded by professional journalists and reporters. … More 2. Citizen Journalism: Capturing and Documenting Modern Day Racism
Social Media has become in the last decade or so a crucial element in our society at large. We organise our lives, run our businesses and order and buy goods and services through these platforms and sites. Our world seems to revolve around the Internet, which seems to have a huge amount of power; a … More 1. Social Media in 2017: Progressive or Dangerous?