Thursday, 31 January 2013

Summary - Simulacra and Simulation (The Precession of Simulacra)


Summary - Simulacra and Simulation (The Precession of Simulacra)


Title of the book: Simulacra and Simulation.
Title of chapter: The Precession of Simulacra.
Pages: 55-60.
Author: Jean Baudrillard.
Translator: Sheila Faria Glaser.
Date published: Original April 1985, revised Febuary 15th 1995.
Publisher: University of Michigan Press.

Themes: Hyperreality, Society, Simulations.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Summary - A History of Newspapers in the United States Through 250 Years 1690 to 1940

Summary - A History of Newspapers in the United States Through 250 Years 1690-1940

Title: A History of Newspapers in the United States Through 250 Years 1690 to 1940.

Title of chapter: Chapter XXVII Journalism in the West, section 'The rise and fall of Yellow Journalism 1892-1914'.
Pages: 531-539.
Author/initials: Frank Luther Mott (F.M)
Year published: Original in 1941, revision in 2000.
Edition: 2000 Revised edition.
Publisher: Routlege/Thomemmes Press.

Themes: Journalism, hyperbole, war.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Independent - Slideshow research

Independent - Slideshow research:



Mr William's recently provided me with a slideshow that presents the basic foundations of Postmodernism  Doing so after believing that the series of movies I watched will have given me a good introduction into the concept. 

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Summary - Media Publishes Wrong Facebook Photo in Wake of Tragic Shooting

Summary - Media Publishes Wrong Facebook Photo in Wake of Tragic Shooting

Title: Media Publishes Wrong Facebook Photo in Wake of Tragic Shooting.
Author: D.L Cade.
Publisher: Petapixel.
Date Published: Dec 14, 2012.
URL: http://www.petapixel.com/2012/12/14/media-publishes-wrong-facebook-photo-in-wake-of-tragic-shooting/ [Accessed 15/12/12]

Themes: Journalism, misreporting.

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Summary - How to deal with the media

Summary - How to... deal with the media:

Title: How... to deal with the media.
Author: Andre Pakes.
Material Designation: Pamphlet.
Publisher: UCU (University and College Union).

Themes: Journalism from the public perspective.