This winter break, thanks to Westworld, I think I have found answers for some problems have been on mind since I started studying communication and media studies in . Instead of finding it directly, I got a chance to approach the term “freedom” while watching the drama.
Comparing the risk of discussing media in a Communism nation like Viet Nam to Trump’s tactics on American press, I think the scenario of one day Donald Trump insulting me on Twitter due to this post has a lower rate than facing the troubles I might have for the latter option.
“Produser”, coming from the word “produsage” by Axel Bruns, is an appropriate term to refer to the relation between human and their use of media. A controversy about this has sparked, that whether people are more of a “product” or “user”, and how this approaches the media audience’s evolution.