Essays about: "polymedia"

Found 2 essays containing the word polymedia.

  1. 1. Communication without borders : A quantitative study on how mobility and a cosmopolitan self-identity affect Swedish expatriates communication patterns with friends.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för geografi, medier och kommunikation

    Author : Sol Agin; [2016]
    Keywords : Cosmopolitanism; polymedia; human connectivity; digital divide; migration.; Kosmopolitanism; polymedia; demografisk kontakt; digital klyfta; migration.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to find out how Swedish voluntary migrants communicate with friends in three different groups: friends that resides in the same country as the respondent currently lives in, friends in Sweden, friends in other countries around the globe and whether or not individual mobility, demographic factors or a sense of global citizenship affect the chosen mean of communication. The reason behind the study is to introduce a previously unstudied area into the field of geographically based media studies and hopefully contribute to a deeper understanding of the role played by different means of communication in shaping the dynamics of global friendship. READ MORE

  2. 2. Esoko and WhatsApp Communication in Ghana : Mobile Services such as Esoko and WhatsApp in Reshaping Interpersonal Digital Media Communication in Ghana

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för teknik och estetik

    Author : Salkovic Cynthia; [2015]
    Keywords : Mobile Telephony; Polymedia; Interpersonal Communication; Mobility; Appropriation; Social Change; Pervasive Media; Africa; Ghana; WhatsApp; MIM; Esoko; SMS;

    Abstract : The predominant use of mobile media such as SMS and MIM across various sectors in Ghana is incontrovertibly influencing and reshaping interpersonal communications. This paper looked at the use of the Esoko SMS and WhatsApp MIM platforms and how the use of these two dominant platforms are enhancing and reshaping digital communication in the rural and urban Ghana respectively, as barriers of socioeconomic factors limits the use of sophisticated technologies in the rural setting. READ MORE