Daily Archives: 11 November 2015


(A posting on the nature of watching television today; fragment of an article) Watching television today is different from that in the past. In the past there was only one station or channel. And this station was owned by the state, the consequence of which was that the programs and […]

The Nature of Watching Television Today


(A posting on understanding television media representations; fragment of an article) According to Mursito B. M., reality in television is constructed in such a way that it is only chunks of the whole unified event in reality. Chandler asserts that this construction includes such aspects of reality as people, places, […]

Understanding How Television Represents Reality: Media Representations


(A posting on using media literacy to stay informed; fragment of an article) To be able to select which programs—especially on TV—are worth watching and which are not, based on the quality of the programs and the propaganda behind the programming, what is needed on the part of the viewers […]

Media Literacy as a Tool for Being Informed



(A posting on fixing mistakes in students’ English; fragment of a presentation paper) Li (1999) suggests that three aspects, namely, phonology, lexis and grammar, as well as elements of communicative competence to be incorporated into the region English curriculum be carefully and wisely interpreted. Otherwise, our English teaching will produce […]

Fixing Mistakes in Students’ English