Monthly Archives: May 2013

Moderating the conversation: Inclusive dialogue in online news by SHARMILA RAMANATHAN

Today, in this era that we live in there are so many types of online news communication such accessible to us such as social media websites, online news websites, and broadcasting video websites and so on. These mentioned online news communication tools are talking over the traditional media by informing and education the public on […]

WHITE BREAD MEDIA BY SHARMILA RAMANATHAN

The movie crash which was produced in 2004 is about how the different stereotypes of races, racial issues and portrays how everyone is guiltless, we are all victims and offenders of cultural bias. The movie further highlights no one is innocent of cultural prejudice. Crash is a good example for racism in movies, whereby they show the African Americans are portrayed as drug […]

DISABILITY AMONG THE SOCIETY BY SHARMILA RAMANATHAN

Before I blog about this weeks topic on The Business of Digital Disability‟ The Information Society: An International. Let me first start by defining what is disability. According to The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 disability is defined as ” A physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on a person’s ability to carry […]

Feudalisation of the internet; The Power of Control By Sharmila Ramanathan

Dude, seriously what is feudalization? This was the first question that popped up in my head when I saw the readings for this week. Upon reading on various definitions, I have come to understand that “Feudalisation of the Internet” refers to the idea of a hierarchical in which there is a small group which holds […]