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    Internet Graffiti: #I’mstickingwithtony

    With citizen journalism bursting into the media spotlight in the last 5 years, their have been mixed emotions about it. Some people, like me, are astonished and empowered by it’s strength, sheer volume, and it’s potential to add to the democratic practice. However on the other end of the spectrum we have the like of …

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    Sons of Anarchy’s Transmedia Journey A prezi to outline the different platforms and channels that come together to create the Sons of Anarchy story! Quick idea: Perhaps another less explored non-traditional platform that is involved in the transmedia stories is that of the actors themselves. Many large multi-platform stories (especially TV series) engage with their audiences through live-tweeting, you …

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    What if .. Everything is a Remix

    <> To remix is to combine or edit existing materials to create something new (Everythingisaremix).  It is the adaptation, alteration or remediation of ideas or content. So is there such thing as something that is not remixed? Something that is completely original and untouched by any other ideas or content? I believe not. Shakespeare’s Romeo …

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    The Feelings Flu: Emotional Contagion through Social Networks

    Have you been feeling sad lately? Does that mysteriously coincide with a sad newsfeed? It could be because you have unknowingly been involved in one of Facebook’s most recent research project; Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks. Simply put, Facebook conducted an experiment on 689,000 Facebook users which concluded that emotional states can …

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    Bad News for Binge Watchers

    Binge-watch: To watch at least four episodes of a television program, typically a drama, in one sitting (bathroom breaks and quick kitchen snack runs excepted) through an on-demand service or DVDs, often at the expense of other perceived responsibilities in a way that can cause guilt. (Defined by Nolan Feeney) Are you a binge watcher? Do …