Final Project: Feedback

So all in all a fair reflection of this project I think. As the first attempt at writing academic style work again (after many years) I th...

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Primary Research: Interview with "Heavy weight- Publishing Insider"

Primary Research: Interview with "Heavy weight- Publishing Insider"

I had a chat with a good friend of mine today: Franicisco Vilhena who works for the independent publishing house Granta. I thought it might ...

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Parallels between news and Education: Uses for the crowdfunding model

Parallels between news and Education: Uses for the crowdfunding model

Comparing the models of hegemonic news ownership and its crowdfunded alternative to the current structure in UK education seems to fit at fi...

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Crowdfunding and Education: Ideas..

Crowdfunding and Education: Ideas..

I have been thinking about the different avenues and potential uses of this project as it draws to a close and I have to sum all of this up ...

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Pluralism and the fourth Estate: More voices, more democracy, and can we ever measure the impact?

Pluralism and the fourth Estate: More voices, more democracy, and can we ever measure the impact?

This study completed by the High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism in 2013 on behalf of the EU shows just how seriously a fre...

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Castells and the Media

Castells and the Media

An accessible and insightful overview of the work of Manuel Castells is this book by Philip N Howard (Polity press, 2006). Castells p...

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Why a democratisation of news is important: Rationale

Why a democratisation of news is important: Rationale

I'm not sure how i hadn't seen this until today, but this is a hugely useful video for ths project that helps outline the key reason...

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The network aginst the culture machine

The network aginst the culture machine

Its difficult if not impossible to say anything about power, the internet and communication culture without looking at the huge body of work...

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Pluralism, Anti-pluralism and Power

Pluralism, Anti-pluralism and Power

A central theme to this study is that I will look at the possibility of whether pluralistic models of the media, specifically crowdfund...

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Pluralism and Spreadable Media

Pluralism and Spreadable Media

Jenkins, H, Green, J, & Ford, S 2013, Spreadable Media : Creating Value And Meaning In A Networked Culture, New York: NYU Press, e...

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Pluralist Approaches: Networked culture

Pluralist Approaches: Networked culture

So I have been reading a couple of different texts this weekend, broadly from the same pluralist perspective. It's refreshing to read th...

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Pluralism and the press: An introduction

Pluralism and the press: An introduction

I love this clip. I think its because i have read too much Adorno, Horkheimer and Gramsci recently and I was in need of some light relief!...

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Foucault Part 2: Knowledge is power

Foucault Part 2: Knowledge is power

I'm going to post up a collection of notes i made today from a variety of sources. https://louisecharente.wordpress.com/2...

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Foucault: What does he have in common with Gramsci

Foucault: What does he have in common with Gramsci

"Foucault can be an inspiring figure for our own projects" (Alain de Botton) - well i hope so...  I will get on their differenc...

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