Tag Archive: media analysis

TDTV Olympic Rap – Wrapping up the London Olympics

An informative, light hearted and entertaining wrap up of the 2012 London Games, in the form of a rap. Wrapping up the TDTV Olympic coverage. http://www.thomassherlock.com was an Olympic space for two-weeks during… Continue reading

Nine’s Olympic Criticisms Communicated

It was always going to be a hard task – but channel Nine has been bashed over it’s coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games. The only Australian free-to-air Olympic broadcaster has continued to… Continue reading

More than just athletes

Aussie Olympian Matthew Mitcham is proving he is more than just an athelete Aussie diver Matthew Mitcham has recently posted a song on youtube proving he can play the ukulele and sing. A… Continue reading

Olympic Challenges for athletes and journalists

The challenges surrounding the Olympics continue. And not only for the athletes. It is also a colossal challenge for journalists and the media as they take the Games from London to the world.… Continue reading

Ye or Nay – Chinese whispers surround Super Swimmer

Chinese Swimming sensation, 16-year-old Shiwen Ye has copped an absolute grilling from the world media in London since her rise to prominance. Overnight she snapped up gold in the 200m IM, but speculation… Continue reading

Can you hear the thunder…

Channel Nine obviously have to try make back the money they spent on the television rights for the London Olympics, primarily through adverts. Among the ad’s, there is a gem worth sharing. Telstra… Continue reading

Le Tour of tourism brilliance in France

The Tour de France is more than just the world’s largest annual sporting event. It is also a tourism and business extravaganza for France. Taking place over 23 days, the Tour de France… Continue reading

Social storm – on the bench or in the game

 Social media has already been well established as powerful beyond measure in terms of the access to and sharing information, and this is the way of the future. Like most aspects of life,… Continue reading

Swan Hillians named Geelong life members

Three former Mid-Murray footballers have been awarded Geelong Football Club life memberships. Bert Worner from Tyntynder, Colin Rice from Swan Hill and John Sharrock from Tooleybuc were all born and bred in Swan… Continue reading

Melbourne media tackled over Origin coverage

By Thomas Dullard. An assessed blog post for Online Journalism at RMIT University. This week the State of Origin rolled into Melbourne, and the media has been forced to roll with the punches… Continue reading