Are Cartoons Magic?

Digital craft making is the process of having something material and making it digital. This process brings inanimate objects to life, giving them personalities and emotions in this case it brings drawings to life. Cartoons start as ideas which then become sketches. These sketeches are drawn into a storyboard then the animation process begins. The finished product…

Citizen Journalism

With the increasing use of phones to record things and the creation of drones and Go Pros many people are becoming “citizen journalists”. Legacy media see citizen journalism as lacking authority and inadequate. Despite this belief citizen journalism can be used to change society or uncover truth. For example this video was taken by an…

The Magical World of Harry Potter ~ Prezi

http://prezi.com/oir96ga2aqtu/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is a giant phenomena. It spans across multiple platforms to bring millions of fans together, the books, movies, games and virtual world enable fans to relieve the magical experience and learn more about the world of magic. Sources: https://www.pottermore.com/ http://harrypotter.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page https://www.playstation.com/en-us/games/wonderbook-book-of-spells-ps3/ https://twitter.com/jk_rowling song- Lumos! (Hedwig’s Theme) [From “Harry Potter and…

User Empowerment

User empowerment and participation is becoming more prominent through the growth and development of convergent media. The wide range of social networking sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter along with the freedom of the Internet has creates new avenues for user-generated content. This raw content sparks debate and informs the public sphere. The change…

Facebook! Open or Closed?

Does Facebook truly give you full control over your profile? Is it really the open platform everyone claims it to be? In order to answer this we must first understand the difference between open and closed media platforms. A closed platform restricts its users only really allowing the owner to change the software and hardware…