Over the past 14 weeks, I have been conducting a research program which aimed to answer the following question. Explore the ways social media has affected Millennials ability to be informed about public issues? In an effort to answer this question, I employed both primary and secondary research. The secondary research included 5 journal articles […]

There has been a number of developments since my first post. I have changed the question from, in what ways has social media affected people’s ability to be informed about public issues?. To,  Explore the ways social media has affected millennials ability to be informed about public issues? This change has narrowed the focus from ‘people’ to […]

The 2015 World Editors Forum report entitled ‘Trends in the Newsroom’ details nine trends which are present in modern day newsrooms. The trends mentioned are reflective of the new ways newsrooms are incorporating convergent media practices in their journalistic processes. The ninth trend, ‘Innovation In Small Newsrooms Inspiration From Around The World’ discusses the need […]

Created by Luca Perri Music By Luca Perri- Cover of Johnny Cash’s arrangement of Nine Inch Nails ‘Hurt’ A spoken word reading of this article can be found below on the soundbar  Gambling addiction is a seriously insidious problem, which is capable of snatching the most innocent of souls and leading them to the edge of […]

‘Globalization refers to an international community influenced by technological development and economic, political, and military interests. It is characterised by a worldwide increase in interdependence, interactivity, interconnectedness, and the virtually instantaneous exchange of information”. “Globalisation could lead to the homogenization of world cultures, or to hybridization and multiculturalism’(O’Shaughnessy, 2012). Above is a well-defined definition of […]

International education  is a great opportunity for students to broaden their educational horizons. Furthermore, in a world which is globalised, the international education industry can be a lucrative sector for many countries. However, Simon Marginson stated, “International education is not the rich intercultural experience it could be”(Marginson, 2012). This statement may address the personal  problems […]