What I have learned from my blog posts.
If i were to summarise what i have learned from doing my BCM110 blog posts, it would probably look a little something like this.
- Media is everywhere
- I am media
- You are media
- Media can be used to falsely prove a point
- Most things in media consist of signs
- Our access to media and who controls it is very important
- The Public sphere is mediated
- We should question just about everything we see in the media
- I also learned that some people go around on Wordpress ‘liking’ random posts to get views on their blog
Looking back down to my older posts (although it has only been 6 weeks), for me, is not unlike venturing back into Myspace (that thing that was ‘hip’ when you were 13). I just dont understand what I was even trying to do. But that in itself, is a reflection on my progression as a blogger, however just wait until I look back at this in another 6 weeks.
I have learned that the media plays a huge role in Australia, it keps us informed about all the happenings of the world, as well as entertaining us. I have also learned that what could once be considered ‘reliable’ and ‘accurate’ media sources (such as Television) may not be as reliable as i thought before i began my degree. With my 300 word limit, i cannot cover how important the Media’s role in society is, but to quickly overview… Media is in charge of : information, education, entertainment, advertising and correlation of parts of society.
So in these 6 weeks of blogging I feel that i have grown as a blogger and writer. I enjoyed the idea of writing about media within the media of blogging. Probably the most difficult thing i found about these blogs is the world limit. I found I could write more than 300 words or in some instances struggled to reach that 300. It’s all part of the task.