Khon Kaen Podcast

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Jun 042018
 
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John Coster and I have been travelling in South East Asia visiting universities in Bangkok, Phnom Penh and Khon Kaen. In this podcast we talk about some of the challenges of understanding life in Thailand and Cambodia, and how we can use community and documentary media to enhance civic engagement and sustainable development.

DIY-DMU Podcast 015

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Apr 242018
 
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Tonight John and I chatted about media literacies and the impact of fakenews, the need for values-based journalism and the potential impact on the media studies curriculum.

DIY-DMU Podcast 014

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Apr 102018
 
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Tonight’s podcast brought myself and John Coster together with Ben, Gerhard and Dominika for a chat about inter-cultural experiences, learning, video blogging, and some other random stuff – mainly me getting on my soapbox and having a rant about the French!

DIY-DMU Podcast 013 Cambodia #dmuglobal

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Mar 282018
 
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For the last week or so, John and myself have been in Cambodia doing some teaching and research work with the American University of Phnom Penh. We met some fantastic students and experienced Cambodian life and culture. It was my first time in Cambodia and it was completely different to how I expected it. We chat in this edition of the DIY-DMU podcast about scratching the surface, not making any assumptions and honoring the proud traditions of Khemer life, both in the city and at Angkor Wat.

DIY-DMU Podcast 012

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Mar 132018
 
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Tonight’s podcast gave John Coster and myself some insight into the work of Ulike Kubatta, a documentary film maker who recently joined us at De Montfort University. Ulrike’s friend and DJ, Martina Giesa told us about her love of original R&B music, while J and Toc gave us some insight into the mind of millenials and their goals in life.

DIY-DMU Podcast 011 #Hollywood

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Mar 062018
 
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This evening’s podcast saw John Coster, Ben Archer, Rob Watson and Jim Russel get together for a discussion about Hollywood and the changing nature of the film industry, and how online media from Netflix and Amazon are changing the way we consume and access movies and documentaries.

DIY-DMU Podcast 009 #SDGTeachIn

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Feb 202018
 
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Another vibrant and absorbing podcast again this evening, with a range of views and opinions from Mike, J, Ben, Tina, John and myself. The theme tonight was the UN Sustainable Development Goals, that is being promoted by the National Union of Students across the UK, and what we might do to incorporate the sustainability objectives into our courses and learning opportunities.

DIY-DMU Podcast 008 #WorldRadioDay

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Feb 132018
 
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It was an entertaining and engrossing discussion tonight, when Laury, Aidan, Jagger and Ben joined John Coster and Rob Watson to talk about what we like about radio. This is our contribution to UNESCO World Radio Day.

DIY-DMU Podcast 007

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Feb 062018
 
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In tonight’s DIY-DMU podcast John and I chatted about travelling and the way that our expectations about community media are different in some of the places and countries that we’ve visited, and what it is that people value about community media and the way it is part of different cultures.

DIY-DMU Podcast 006

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Jan 302018
 
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It was just John Coster and myself this evening, but that didn’t stop us from having an engrossing conversation about how we can think about how the digital society might be understood.