Tag Archives: Journalism

Contemporary Television and Convergence – The X Files

When The X-Files was first broadcast in 1993, there was already a sense of what was to come in the way of convergence – but not much more than that. The World Wide Web had only recently gone live, whilst … Continue reading

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Reception Study – Better Call Saul (Season 2)

Any spin-off derived from what many consider to be the best television ever created, will understandably have to withstand fastidious scrutineering and obsessive deliberation from fans and critics alike. Vince Gilligan’s ‘Better Call Saul’ (BCS) tells the story of a … Continue reading

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Critical Analysis – Who is Roy Johnson?

The film called “Who Is Roy Johnson?” (available on my Video page), portrays the week leading up to a British amateur wrestler’s debut match. The title immediately highlights Rory’s disposition towards creating an alter-ego. Formal interviews form the chronological structure … Continue reading

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Critical Analysis – Music Mag Mix

The group production entitled “Music Mag Mix” (available on my Audio page) is an original, general entertainment, magazine show comprised of news, features and even gossip from the UK national music scene. The piece is created specifically as a late-evening … Continue reading

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Print Media versus Digital Media

The history of the media industry is irrevocably intertwined with that of print media, as it remains the earliest form of media production.  Ever since the earliest moveable printing techniques emanating from China in the eleventh century, and the development … Continue reading

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Interpellation, Hegemony, and the Media Industry

Throughout the history of the media industry, there has been much progression in terms of technological evolution, audience perception, and in the modernisation of the regulations that govern such institutions.  But there are some aspects of the media industry that … Continue reading

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Photography in Real Life

In her book ‘On Photography’, Sontag explains how photographs have become a grammar, an ethics of seeing, that they are experience captured, and that to photograph something can be like owning a piece of it.  This places the viewer of … Continue reading

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Marxism and the Media

There have been many ideologies throughout history – social, political and religious – that are, and have been the cause of revolution, fighting, and death.  This does not seem surprising if you consider the term ideology from a Marxist perspective, … Continue reading

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