Saturday, 24 April 2010

Music in the Online Age - Digital Economy Bill

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Twitter Feed

Follow me on Twitter @sallypickford to get the latest news on the G325 exam

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Take me back

Take a look at this website which shows you what web pages looked liked years ago!!

Michael Wesch - Active Audiences

Link to Pete Fraser's blog

Link to Pete Fraser's blog (Pete Fraser is Head of Media at Long Road Sixth Form College and is Cheif Examiner for OCR Media Studies A Level)

Tuesday, 23 March 2010

We Media presentation (prezi)

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Exam Questions January 2010

Section A: Theoretical Evaluation of Production

In question 1(a) you need to write about your work for the Foundation Portfolio and Advanced Portfolio units and you may refer to other media production work you have undertaken.

1(a) Describe how you developed research and planning skills for media production and evaluate how these skills contributed to creative decision making. Refer to a range of examples in your answer to show how these skills developed over time.

In question 1(b) you need to choose one of your media productions to write about.

1(b) Analyse media representation in one of your coursework productions.

8 “The impact of the internet on the media is revolutionary”. Discuss.
9 Discuss the extent to which the distribution and consumption of media have been transformed by the internet.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Gordon Brown promises free laptops and broadband for poor families 

Link to Guardian newspaper article about broadband 

Article from Guardian

The long and the short of media content

The internet gives journalists more opportunity to consider quality not just quantity 

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

iTunes Chart 12/1/10

The X Factor effect...

Songs which are sung on X Factor seem to make a resurgence in the download chart. Take Journey 'Don't Stop Believing'. This song has made a massive return in the download chart and could possibly feature twice in the download chart with a version recently released by the new E4 drama 'GLEE".  The above chart was taken from week beginning 11/1/10. 

Article 'Google immuinity from UK copyright Law'