This week’s lecture topics of technological convergence, the mutation of media platforms and the tensions between free-flowing digital content and locked appliances were so varied and deep that I truly struggled in choosing what to remediate upon.
Eventually I decided on the mutation of print media, and its subsequent convergence into new media platforms. As it really interested me to see the evolution of the print platform and the new directions that may come in the future.
And although it was not a topic this week. Creating this prezi furthered my understanding of McLuhan’s ‘medium is the message’ in relation to the effect that print media, in all its various forms, has had on the world.
Overall the mutation of print media is a signifier for the rest of the ‘old-world’ mediums; get mutating or get dead.
If you wish to further investigate this topic, my sources are below;