Understanding Communication Lecture 4
Can relate to anything, doesnt have to be on ethnic lines
Definitions of Culture entail Beliefs, Values and Norms
Beliefs conceptions people accept as true
Values General, shared conception
For this weeks blog post I decided to focus on Representations of
Class and how class is depicted in the media and popular culture
today. In many forms of entertainment today such as Films and T.V.
shows, poor people are often seen to be responsible for t
Communication Ethics? Freedoms and Power
Communication the act or process of communicating; fact or
Ethics a system of moral principles that deals with values
relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and
wrongness of c
Represents ideas; age of images.
Can be used for documentary purposes (scientific form of note taking) or
fantasy/fiction tradition; opposing schools with lines of separation continually blurring
due to drama techniques purported to b
Social Class and Communication
Social class affects communication as it is part of the context of communication;
challenges assumptions and things taken for granted.
Socio Cultural Approach: Refers to the ways communication is relational.
Racial discrimination experienced due to Indigenous differences.
Indigenous divided according to degree of Aboriginal ancestry; less Aboriginal
ancestry meant better chances of integration into dominant white society. This
The Ethics of Communication
The practice of media is only ethical when it supports the interests of the nation;
unethical for a national broadcaster to critique a national governments practice.
Connected intrinsically with questions of correct conduct wit
Given that we live in a multicultural society, one would assume that the whole
concept of intercultural communication is not very foreign to us; assuming that we
regularly interact with people from different cultures.
When we t
Gender makes the world go around, affecting everything we do how we dress and
what we wear speak; how we behave and act; how we relate to other people; the
products we buy, why we buy and how we buy and the brands we identify with.
Redfern as the Heart (h): Living (Black) in Inner Sydney by
Wendy S. Shaw proved to be a very helpful and informative reading
on the many cultural issues and connections that exist, even today,
within the inner city suburb of Redfern, including the Aborig
Overall, Understanding Communication has proven to be a very rigorous subject
in comparison to the other two subjects, Screenplay and Ideas in History, that I
have been studying this semester at UTS. Understanding Communication has
easily been the most ch
Understanding Communication Lecture 7
Social Class and Communication
- How class affects communication
- How class is communicated
- How class is represented
Difficult to understand class in Australia due to egalitarianism
Understanding Communication Lecture 3
Variables in Film:
Depth of field
Filming the Interview:
Consider shot size
Cause and Effect
Understanding Communication Lecture 6
Sex is biological, gender is social
Women are on the news but not in it
Rise of girl power and can-do womanhood
Femininity = feminism?
Critiques of raunch culture
Gender differences in voiceovers
Understanding Communication Lecture 8
Humour can be used to effect change form of non-aggressive
Humour keeps the bastards in check
Humour is of human and of humanness
Humour requires the absence of emotion, or, at least, the
Understanding Communication Lecture 13
Concepts of the Public and Rhetorical Communication with Publics
The public as the people of a Republic
The public as the momentary group called into existence
through being addressed through communication: can onl
Alex Mitchell (AUSSIE)
First introduce the interviewee (journalist Alex Mitchell) and thank
him for taking the time to come and be interviewed
Begin with an icebreaker to make him feel comfortable and open
talking to you e.g. What do you thin
The article explores how the cell phone challenges traditional notions of intimate relationships (p.
169), focusing primarily on its role in the constitution and maintenance of intimate relationships (p.
Argument FOR: Cell-phones aid
From the beginning of the Understanding Communication course I
was very much interested on just how much it would allow me to
further explore and gain insight in relation to my major; Media Arts
and Production + International Studies. Over the last four w
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW
1. How do online technologies threaten privacy? + Going over readings
Online technologies threaten privacy by collecting and storing information that has been disclosed by
people online. Despite peop