Crowdfunding – Episode 9



Episode 9 takes a look at the intersection of social media and crowdfunding through a very powerful student story.

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

digital echo field (prod. cam, the chef)‘ by amindi k. fro$t (CC BY 3.0)

Special thanks to Cassidy Reckers! You can connect with Cassidy as @GetReckt_Cass on Twitter and check out the GoFundMe page for the Alannah Reckers Visual Art Scholarship (ARVAS).

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Activism – Episode 8



Episode 8 uncovers the complexities of digital activism through the prism of the animal rights movement.

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

Skies (Piano Quartet)‘ by Ross Bugden (CC BY 4.0)

Special thanks to Alex Vince! You can find out more about Animal Liberation’s work on its website.

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Politics – Episode 7



Episode 7 dives into the politically charged arena of social media and, well, politics…

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

Ampyx – Holo (Spaxxe Remix)‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

Special thanks to Luke Heemsbergen! You can email Luke at luke.h@deakin.edu.au

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WeChat – Episode 6



Episode 6 takes a look at the hugely influential app WeChat with the help of a researcher of Chinese social media…

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

R&W – Lost Signal‘ realeased by Argofox (used with permission)

Special thanks to Jian Xu! You can email Jian at j.xu@deakin.edu.au

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Celebrity – Episode 5



Episode 5 highlights the relationship between social media and celebrity culture through the experiences of a paid brand ambassador on Instagram…

Special thanks to Kirsten Varela and David Marshall! You can connect with Kirsten as @kirstenvarela on Instagram and David as @dmarshallmc on Twitter or via his website.

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

Ampyx – Rise‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

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Authenticity – Episode 4



Episode 4 explores the concept of ‘authenticity’ with the help of a PhD research student and educator.

Special thanks to Emma Whatman! You can connect with Emma as @emmawhatman on Twitter and via her website Levels of Life.

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

Render – Prism‘ released by Argofox (CC BY 3.0)

Reference

Smith, S and Watson, J 2014, ‘Virtually Me: A Toolbox about Online Self-Presentation’, in Poletti, A and Rak, J, Identity Technologies: Constructing the Self Online, The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, pp. 70-95.

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Copyright – Episode 3



Episode 3 hones in on the complexities of copyright in the online world with the assistance of a very experienced and entertaining Copyright Manager.

Special thanks to Astrid Bovell!

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

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Twitter – Episode 2



Episode 2 unpacks what Twitter is all about with the help of a very savvy Communications graduate and media practitioner.

Special thanks to Caitlyn Putt! You can connect with Caitlyn on Twitter and via her website Caffeinated Words.

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

Jesse Warren – Miles Above You‘ released by Argofox (CC BY 3.0)

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Learning – Episode 1



Episode 1 focuses on the theme of ‘learning by doing’, and includes a conversation with the most special of special guests…

Special thanks to Mum, Dad, Luke, Abbie and, of course, Bella!!

Music

Inova – 8-Bit Shuffle‘ released by Argofox (used with permission)

Kostenlose Freie Musik – Fräulein Maja Empfiehlt 03 – Rain‘ by Sebastian Loch (CC BY 3.0)

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