Week 2 – Quiz reflection

I’m ashamed to admit that even though I think I’m a grammar Nazi, I only got 80% on my first attempt at this week’s quiz. Excuse me while I go and wallow in self-pity and loathing. I’d like to say that I got question seven wrong because I attempted the quiz after about eight hours…

Week 2 – Tweet, tweet

Practical: Register a Twitter account As part of our blog activities for this week, we were asked to register a Twitter account and follow at least 10 journalists or other professionals. Twitter is an important new new media tool for journalists, as it provides them with an abundance of sources, and allows for audience interaction (Whitaker, Ramsey…

Week 2 – Pikachu, I choose you!

Inquiry: Review top Twitter trends One of the top Twitter trends for Brisbane, Australia this week was the new mobile app, Pokémon Go. This did not surprise me because the app has been released very recently, so it is still considered timely, and something that is happening right now (Whitaker, Ramsey & Smith 2012, p. 20). What did…