Category Archives: Media coverage

Technology is easy. Journalism is hard.

As Elaine Ford explained in her week 10 lecture, online media is more evolving than new nowadays. Where traditional journalistic mediums of Print, radio, and TV have clearly defined cycles and deadlines, and clear newswriting conventions and newsgathering processes, the … Continue reading

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Jonah Peretti’s media musings

Perusing mediabistro.com, I stumbled across this brilliant three-part interview series from  Media Beat with Jonah Peretti. The 38-year-old, famously dubbed a ‘viral marketing hot dog’ by the New York Times in 2006, is one of the world’s preeminent internet entrepreneurs; his … Continue reading

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ABC for iPhone: Dos and Don’ts

A few weeks back I reviewed the iview for iPhone app, today it’s the ABC’s flagship news application under the microscope. The ABC for iPhone app is the most-downloaded of all aunty’s available apps, and for good reason. Though it … Continue reading

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A 2012 SEO strategy that works

“Create fantastic content as often as possible, share it with other website owners frequently, and try to get as many links as possible.” That’s the only SEO strategy guaranteed to work in this day and age, according to internet entrepreneur, … Continue reading

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ABC iview for iPhone review

More than 2000 App store reviewers can’t be wrong. The ABC’s iview for iPhone app is an absolute pearler. The application has straight four and five star ratings on the Apple store site, with many punters waxing lyrical about the service. … Continue reading

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The rape review

Heavy headline I know, but don’t be alarmed. This post concerns the online coverage of  ‘sex by surpise’ this past week. No reviews of the mechanics of the act. As Hadley Freeman points out in the Guardian, everyone’s talking about rape of late. “Rape … Continue reading

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