The following blog post and embedded video is the collaborative effort of Helena Metzke, Jackie Collins, Matt Haycroft and Sophie Shaw. Different options considered for the video: Our group was very lucky in that we were all very agreeable, so there wasn’t debate over too many options for the video. Shortly after beginning… Continue reading STORIES OF SURVEILLANCE
Sleeping Beauty Castle by HarshLight (CC BY 2.0) Who would have thought that a theme park ruled by a mouse could be one the most advanced surveillance locations in the world. The Disney parks are not only… Continue reading Mickey Mouse, The Best Big Brother.
Okay so one thing you should know about me I am addicted to Youtube. It helps me procrastinate but then it also makes me happy when I have a meltdown over being behind on university, basically it consumes my life. All my fave youtubers have uploaded lengthy vids today….fine I'll procrastinate — Jackie Collins (@Jackieeecollins)… Continue reading The downside of daily vlogging
In our day and age the cameras that are constantly around us can be immense but i view them as a security blanket. The main purpose of CCTV cameras is for either for protection. Even though it might be overwhelming, the realisation that cameras are everywhere, I don’t really mind it. I believe that if… Continue reading What do you think about the cameras that surround us? Do you think about them?
What potentialities and limitations does online media offer activists attempting to drive social change? In the following video I fist break down this question, so the viewer understands the meaning behind it. Also discussed is a brief history of social movements, including the women’s movement and anti-Vietnam movement, with some of these movements still being… Continue reading SOCIAL ACTIVISM THROUGH ONLINE MEDIA
My online identity has been a build up to what my current self is. I’ve been on numerous platforms for about 8 years, so the internet has had to put up with me during all my different stages of life, no matter how embarrassing and cringeworthy. “Establishment and maintenance of a profile is not a… Continue reading My Multiple Online Personalities
I have always been one that isn’t afraid to put themselves out there online, I always viewed my use of social media like an open diary. For example, I used to post frequently on Instagram thinking that I’d look back at it like one would with a diary, reminisce on moments. Then I got a… Continue reading My Online Identity and My Social Media ‘Addiction’