Archivi tag: italy

QUALCHE FOTO E QUALCHE PAROLINA IN ITALIANO

Beh direi che qualche parolina in italiano ci voglia nel mio blog. Troppo inglese cari lettori, vero? Sorry! Ultimamente il mio blog è diventato il mio “portfolio” universitario dal momento che aggiornare periodicamente il proprio blog commentando gli argomenti trattati a lezione e scrivendo su specifici “topic” fa parte della mia valutazione qui a Wollongong. Figata? Beh sì, è una cosa che non mi dispiace affatto! Continua a leggere

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NOLLYWOOD AS A POWERFUL STORYTELLER

The Nigerian video industry, commonly known as “Nollywood”, has rapidly developed in the past few years becoming, according to UNESCO, the second largest film industry in terms of the sheer number of films produced (April 2009 survey).
As we read in Onookome Okome essay, it was inaugurated in Lagos and since 2000 it has gone from one international Film Festival to another, gaining a very huge success. Continua a leggere

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IS DIGITAL GENERATION GAP GONE BY? THE ADSL IN MY COUNTRY

– Grandma, do you have a fast connection in your house?

– What? Sorry, can you repeat? There’s a bad connection!

– Nothing grandma, I was joking.

Do you remember my grandma? Yes, that beautiful 74 years old woman from Italy. Actually, she has no idea of what internet is and how it runs. In case of necessity, she uses my parents’ connection and devices. But seldom if ever.
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BEING AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT IN AUSTRALIA: HERE I AM!

I’m smiling. I’ve just opened my lecture note and read the headline of one of the readings for this week. “Why is English so dominant and which English?”. I’m smiling because some pieces of memory have just come to my mind. Continua a leggere

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THINK LOCAL, ACT GLOBAL?

This is my first post for International Media and Communication, so I’d firstly like  to introduce myself and welcome you into my blog! My name is Vera, I’m an exchange student from the University of Bologna, Italy, where I’m attending a master degree in Mass Media and Politics. I live here for a month and I really appreciate the opportunities and experiences the University of Wollongong is giving to me! Continua a leggere

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MEMORIES OF TELEVISION WITH LOVE

«Television was a completely new thing for all of us! Images and sounds were real, it was incredible! We used to watch it in our master’s house. When we finished to work, he allowed us to watch it for a hour or we watched it in our parish. We were at least thirty persons, I remember it as it happened yesterday!»

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