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Celia’s MEDIA DIARY
DATE 18/10 18/10 TIME 10:00am10:20am 10:20am10:30am 11:00am11:20am 11:20am12:00pm MEDIUM iPod iPod MEDIA TEXT USED Facebook – social network Twitter COMMENTS Watch friends’ blogs See all kinds of news and personal opinions from the website Twitter Reading & replying to messages--information, social interaction Read new while eating breakfast; Sometimes have discussion with my roommate. Watch TV series – Big bang theory online. Watch the film 400 blows on computer Send a SMS to a friend to invite her for dinner Web Surfing – watch blogs, news and movie trailers. Play the FPS game with online players through PS3 Watch news and reply messages to friends on Facebook Listen to music whiling sleeping Web Surfing – watching news and reply messages to friends online Read magazines while having lunch Watch the film Ghost in Shell online Check emails and reply them online Play game with friends together at home Watch blogs and shop online Watch the film Ghost in Shell2 online
Gmail & Hotmail Sina, Mtime, Douban and so on Youku Video 400 blows SMS douban,renren, Twitter, Mtime and so on Call Of Duty – Modern War 32 Tianya, Facebook and soon iTunes Renren, Sina,Yahoo and so on Timeout HK, PCW Tudou Video Gmail & City Webmail 2.0 Red Dead Redemption Douban,taobao and so on Tudou Video
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12:00pm12:20pm 3:30pm5:20pm 5:20pm5:30pm 6:30pm9:00pm 9:20pm11:30pm 12:00pm1:30am 10:30am11:00am 11:00am1:00pm 1:30pm3:00pm 3:00pm5:00pm 5:00pm5:30pm 5:30pm8:00pm 8:00pm9:00pm 9:00pm11:00pm
Online Video Movie Cell phone Internet websites Sony Play Station 3 iPod
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iPod Internet Websites Magazine Online Video Email Sony Play Station 3 Internet Websites Online Video
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Society & New Technologies 20/10 20/10 20/10 20/10 20/10 20/10 20/10 20/10 – 21/10 21/10 21/10 21/10 1:00am2:30am 11:00am12:00pm 12:30pm2:00pm 2:00pm5:00pm 5:00pm6:00pm 6:00pm9:00pm 9:00pm10:00pm 10:00pm01:00am 10:30am11:00am 11:00am12:00pm 4:00pm6:00pm 6:00pm8:00pm 9:00pm9:30pm 10:00pm11:40pm 1:00am2:30am 6:30am7:00am 7:00am8:00am 11:00am11:30am 1:00pm2:00pm 4:00pm6:00pm 10:00pm11:30pm 9:00am10:00am 10:00am12:00pm 1:30pm- iPod Tianya & other applications e-newspaper NY Times & on iPod CNN Online Youku Video Video Internet Google. Xiaonei Gmail & City Webmail 2.0 SMS 21/10 21/10 21/10 22/10 22/10 22/10 22/10 Watch news and blogs with iPod before sleep Watch news online before get up Watch TV series while having lunch Search information about the film GIS online Discuss the film with partners through MSN Watch lasted short films in a movie theatre Arrange emails and delete the old and useless emails Watch blogs and reply messages online Listen to music while having body exercises Watch TV news when having breakfast Watch blogs and news and share some to friends through MSN and twitter Read them when having dinner alone Find a friend’s house through iPod applications Watch news on MTR Watch blogs and reply messages online Post photos on twitter when waiting for the plane Check emails and reply through iPod Send SMS to friends and ask them to pick me from the airport Watch TV on car with friends Watch blogs and news on my iPod Watch the film Lust Caution on the motel’s TV Check email and reply messages Watch news on TV when having breakfast Watch the lasted Japanese 22/10 22/10 22/10 23/10 23/10 23/10 TV iPod TV iPod TV Movie Local news Facebook. renren iPod iTunes TV Internet websites magazine& newspaper iPod TV iPod iPod Email Cell Phone TVB Douban. twitter. Twitter. Tianya. South China Post GPS Map application MTR Commercial tv Facebook. Twitter Twitter.SM2007 Culture. websites Wikipedia Social Massager Network Movie Asian Short Theatre films Email Gmail & Hotmail iPod facebook. twitter Times. Sina. renren Lust Caution Email Local news Confession .
renren. renren. Society & New Technologies 23/10 3:20pm 3:30pm4:00pm 4:00pm5:00pm 8:00pm10:00pm 10:00pm11:30pm 11:50pm3:00am 12:30pm 1:40pm 1:40pm 2:30pm 2:30pm 3:30pm 4:00pm 5:30pm 5:50pm 7:30pm 9:00pm9:30pm 9:30pm11:00pm 11:00pm1:00am Theatre iPod Douban.SM2007 Culture. mtimes MTR TV Twitter & MSN Sanlian & Vogue Gmail Facebook. twitter Last Year at Marienbend 24/10 24/10 24/10 24/10 Magazines Email Internet DVD . Twitter MTR TV Facebook. renren. mtime Call of Duty – Modern War II Tianya and other applications Skype 23/10 23/10 23/10 23/10 – 24/10 24/10 TV Internet websites Sony Play Station 3 iPod film in movie theatre See some features and critics of the movie Confession Watch news and TVCs on MTR Watch blogs and reply messages online Play online game with other players through network Watch Ebooks and play games with iPod Make a phone call to my parents using the online application – Skype Web Surfing – watch news and movie trailers Watch local news and TVC on MTR Post photos on twitter and chat with friend on MSN when waiting for plane Read news on the plane Check email and reply messages Web Surfing – Watch blogs and news online Watch the French movie on PS3 iPod 24/10 24/10 24/10 Internet TV iPod Sina.
yahoo. the internet has changed a lot. But since the social network became more popular. However. Comparing to three years ago when I was a middle school student. and those social network websites like Facebook. I could say that I mainly receive information from the internet websites instead of traditional paper media like newspapers. most computer users at that time were not familiar with blog and twitter. It is because the Web 2. we gradually learned how to post and share our own things on the websites. Firstly. Society & New Technologies Analysis of my Media Diary Written by WONG SIU TAN 51241944 Based on my media diary. In the past. instead of watching others’ work. It is also obvious that the iPod plays an important role in my life as a “mobile information station”. most of us have changed the habits of web surfing and got used to receive opinions from different people and angles. The diary shows that I spend more time on exchanging information with people online than just receiving messages passivity. Twitter. The provider includes such media like newspaper. In next paragraphs I will deeply analyze my media diary and talk about the reasons why iPod becomes so important to me. magazine. Also. They can be divided into two groups: the pure information provider and the information exchange center.0 has provided us an open space to leave and receive messages freely. google and so on. For example. sina.SM2007 Culture. And audience did not have much chance to share their opinions after receiving information from the internet. computers are mainly used as a searching tool by me since it is easy to get worldwide information from the internet. I want to summary the different kinds of media that I used in the last week. While the exchange center includes Blog. .
we are closer to the public than the past. And after two days. Large number of schools and companies were affected by the message. However. when the earthquake in May 12th 2008 happened. the paper media (newspapers and magazines) nowadays could be replaced by computers and Televisions. . Therefore I do not need to waste money on buying newspapers and magazines. One of the advantages of sharing information with people online is that we learn to observe and comment things in multiple ways and different angles of view. the mediums of media that I used are basically electronics which relying on the internet. Another good quality of internet is that it is cheaper than the traditional media because most information online is free. Therefore the information on those paper media became less useful for people like me who wanted to know the latest news about the huge disaster. But of course it is time-consuming and more complex. some people described the situations on their twitters in time and the news was sonly received by thousands of users online. Besides. it took at least half a day for newspapers and magazines to publish the news to the public.SM2007 Culture. a local newspaper reported the facts and relieved people’s worries. a young hacker in Xi’an attacked the local Earthquake Administration and wrote an announcement which said that there would be a serious of earthquakes in Xi’an in a few days. However. For example. computer users nowadays have less privacy than before. Society & New Technologies we may use blogs to replace the paper diaries. after a short period of the 5. For me. These may sometimes mislead us and cause serious problem. This wrong information caused panic and chaos to the society. On one hand. The main reason is due to the efficiency of network.12. For an instance. the online information is usually less reliable than the paper media since the law of these areas has not been wholly set up. but on the other hand.
Youtube and so on. As I am a university student. It combines the functions of music players and palm computers which known as PDAs. Twitter. Facebook. such like submit essay. download course notes or communicate with teaching staff. Date Access: 28/10/2010 http://en. I have to get used of using the school’s website and the student online systems (City Webmail & AIMS). the users could download more than 100. GFW is the short term of Great Firewall. 1 Wikipedia.wikipedia. Last but not the least.000 softwares from the App Store. And once the government controls the internet. For an instance. It trains me to use computers in different ways.org/wiki/List_of_websites_blocked_in_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China . But in my point of view it is far more than just a MP4. I’d like to talk about the environmental factors that may affect the ways in which I use the media. I used to make appointments with teachers face to face or by phone while now I could just send an email to do so. Society & New Technologies Secondly. And it again might have chance to mislead people by blocking true facts that are not beneficial to the government. The purpose of this firewall is to block some websites in one or more regions of People’s Republic of China under the country’s policy of Internet censorship1. the social policy is also a factor that affects the way people use the media. the audience may not be able to receive much information other than the mainstream one.SM2007 Culture. iPod Touch is a MP4 designed by the Apple Store. These skills may help me to change my old habits of using media. I will talk about the importance of iPod Touch plays in my media life. And one classic example is the GFW in mainland China. It usually has related to the freedom of speech. Besides. And because of its well developed software markets. And it blocks some famous websites like New York Times. This will definitely affect the way people use the internet since it limits their freedom of reading and sharing information online.
SM2007 Culture. According to the Apple Store’s research. Total Words: 1080 . We see people in MTR read news and browse websites with their iPods or iPhones. age. The factors that affect my use of media include the geographic location. iPod is a portable and useful tool to listen to music. For students like me. The several of news applications start to replace the newspapers provided in MTR stations. iPod Touch has replaced iPod and becomes the most popular MP4 in the world. read news and social with friends. And the way I use media is mainly through Internet. Society & New Technologies This provides lots of convenience to iPod users and even changes their ways of using media. I’m a “typical” person who could not live without computers. my occupation in the society and so on. check email. In a word.
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