Research, understand and write about in the form of a blog post the Craftsman theory by Richard Sennett. The link below take you to a review of one of his books and is a useful starting point. You may find you only need this one link as it is very thorough; feel free, however, to do further research if it raises any questions or you just want more detail.
Craftsman – Richard Sennett http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/feb/09/society
Research, understand and write about in the form of a blog post about David Gauntlett’s Media Studies 2.0 theory. This is useful, potentially, for both Section A (your own development as a media student) and Section B (media in the online age).
a) In your own words, what were the seven characteristics of Media Studies 1.0?
b) Read ‘History and Emergence…’ section. EXT: Sum up this section in a couple of paragraphs.
c) Read William Merrin’s piece on Media Studies 2.0 (http://mediastudies2point0.blogspot.com/) . Write an explanation of AT LEAST 5 problems faced in a post-broadcast world.
Media Studies 2.0 – David Gauntlett http://www.theory.org.uk/mediastudies2.htm