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I’m really sorry WordPress

There’s no easy say to say this so I’ll just come out and say it. I’ve been using Pinterest behind your back. It’s nothing you’ve done, it’s just that Pinterest is so easy and quick to do things and I’ve … Continue reading

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GTA V Breaks All Records, Ghosts Doesn’t

The success of GTA V has been widely reported but in an act of ‘my game’s bigger than your game’ Activision has reported sales of 1$billion units of Call of Duty: Ghosts in 24hrs. However that figure is for sales … Continue reading

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What Now For Social Gaming?

Since it’s boom in 2009 social gaming has changed and evolved as users demand more but is social gaming just a bubble about to burst? Digital Trends point out that revenue fell by a $1 billion dollars in 2012¬†and CNBC … Continue reading

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Video Game Infographics: Who needs to read?

Video Games: An industry in transition

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Gaming in 2012

GAMASUTRA.COM The 5 trends that defined the game industry in 2012 December 6, 2012 | By Kris Graft Editor-in-chief Kris Graft kicks off Gamasutra’s annual year-end roundups with five trends that defined 2012. Once December hits, pretty much every year … Continue reading

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Two More Representation Videos G322 OCR

Not long now. How is the representation of GENDER constructed in this extract? How is the representation of AGE constructed in this extract?

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Gplus on the Modern Social Music Revolution

Here’s the website link

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Adele First to Hit Double Platinum on iTunes

Adele’s 21 has hit 2 million downloads on iTunes, the first artist to do so. This adds to her record Billboard Chart stay of 21 weeks (the irony) which beats Whitney Houston’s record. Huffington Post on Adele’s Double Platinum

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Why was Napster a game changer?

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Mobile Gaming by Numbers and a History of Online Gaming

Another very useful infographic from Dailyinfographic on just how dominant mobile games are becoming. And here’s an offering from PC Mag on online gaming. Online Gaming  

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Mistresses Gender clip

Another clip to analyse the construction of the representation of Gender.

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Two New Extracts for Representation – Class (Shameless) and Gender (Holby City)

How is the representation of class constructed in this extract? Consider mise en scene, cinematography, sound and editing. How is the representation of class constructed in this extract? Consider mise en scene, cinematography, sound and editing.

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Waterloo Road – Representation of Age Extract

How is the representation of age constructed in this extract?

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Representation of Sexuality

It’s important to remember that gender and sexuality are not the same thing. Queer as Folk The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister

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Representation of Youth – Stereotypes

Looking at this trailer which stereotypes of youth can you identify? Do you think these stereotypes create a positive or negative representation? Now look at the stereotypes that have been identified by media research. Which of Gould’s stereotypes can you … Continue reading

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