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Ripples of mediatization: Social media and the exposure of the pool interview

Rintel, S., Angus, D., & Fitzgerald, R. (2016). Ripples of mediatization: Social media and the exposure of the pool interview. Discourse, Context & Media, 11, 50-64 DOI: 10/1016/j.dcm.2015.10.003 During the 2011 UK public sector protests, controversy ignited over the “Miliband Loop”, an unedited video from a pool interview showing Labour leader Ed Miliband to have Read more about Ripples of mediatization: Social media and the exposure of the pool interview[…]

Event: UQ Great Debate on Citizen Journalism

Update 2 Full video of the debate. My full turn in the debate. Tragically, for those hoping to see my Gangnam Style, it occurred out of shot, so you can hear it but not see it. Update 1 The People’s Decision: Better off with Citizen Journalism. So, my team did not win, but we had Read more about Event: UQ Great Debate on Citizen Journalism[…]

Tweet life takes over PR machine

I commented in The Courier Mail about Twitter’s impact upon public relations for Queensland personalities. IN an age when a carefully-managed image is everything, Queensland personalities are shunning the PR machine and taking to Twitter to ‘‘show who they really are’’.   Gone are the days of cliche- riddled press conferences from our politicians, sport Read more about Tweet life takes over PR machine[…]

Challenges for the net generation

I commented in The Courier Mail about how Internet services such as Twitter impact journalism and peoples’ relationship to news. The web has had a profound impact on how news is gathered and defined – ultimately how we see our world, writes Suzanne Dorfield. ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, billions of people watched television coverage of the Read more about Challenges for the net generation[…]