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Consider key social issues brought about by the widespread use of the Internet. Examine issues unique to online content with particular emphasis on dealing with reader feedback and the increasing prevalence of trolling, cyberstalking, cyberbullying and social media shaming.
The Digital Activist
Explore the rise of digital activism and its consequences! We'll analyse the legal implications, risks and pitfalls of online agitators and will review how to conduct themselves ethically when writing for alternative sources, online news sites and campaign-based media.
The Digital Futurist
Explore evolving technology trends to predict technology changes over the next few decades. Examine emerging and future technology trends in Virtual and Augmented Reality, mobile, cutting-edge video content, wearable technology and social virtual worlds with regard to their implications for human communication.