First week of our Community Media Café!

Week One of The Chapel Community Media Café In the first week of TECH2503’s Community Media Café at The Chapel Café in Leicester I had the pleasure of chatting with blogger, Valera. Valera runs a photoblog, in which he posts … Continue reading

What would you do?

What would you do if you witnessed aggressive behaviour? This week we looked at each of our chosen topics and the social element of each area. Domestic abuse and domestic violence is perceived differently by everybody whether it be by … Continue reading

Deadlines Galore! With a side order of stress.

Today I decided to put the majority of this years Uni deadlines in my diary – like a map of a mine field! I realised that between Uni work, deadlines and my job that… I am not destined to socialise. … Continue reading

TECH1502-18 Lecture Summary 014

This is a short summary of the topics that will be covered in the fourteenth lecture for TECH1502 Introduction to Community Media,

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Christmas Respite And New Years Delight!

Finally we are all back into the beginnings of a healthy routine…. Yeah right! How many people are glad Christmas is over? and we can now focus on trying to gym off the residual extra helping of Turkey & Cranberry … Continue reading

We See You.

So in my last blog post I raised the issue of abuse, and in particular domestic abuse & domestic violence. Suffering in silence seems to be a consistent problem when I’ve looked into this topic. The heart breaking element is … Continue reading

Angel or Devil?…. Victim or Abuser?…..

Where’s the line? Well today I start my inquest into the underworld of abuse and its many forms…… Abuse is a very broad term to cover what seems to many as a big issue, but insignificant as long as it … Continue reading

Documentary Media Month Podcast 005

Tonight’s podcast discussion at the Documentary Media Centre was totally absorbing. Lots to think about and consider from different directions and experiences. Thanks to John Coster, Dave Needham and Brahmrat Guletio for such an engaging conversation.

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Are newspapers just a dogs chew toy or can they be something more?

When’s the last time you read a newspaper? Was it the metro on the bus? (we all flick to the horoscopes and comic strips… come on, you can admit it!) I personally have very little interaction with physical community literature such … Continue reading

TECH1502-18 Lecture Intro 011

This is an overview of the topics that will be covered in the eleventh lecture for TECH1502 Introduction to Community Media.

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