Media is the nervous system of a democracy.
If the media does not function properly, neither does democracy.
This statement has stuck with me because I think it sums up the importance of media ownership very simply. Continue reading “Does Beyoncé matter?”
One of the most frequent forms of advertising are visual images, which, are used to promote the product that is being sold.
This is referred to as ‘semiotics’, or the science of signs. Continue reading “The science of signs”
Does watching violence really promote acts of violence?
According to Alfred Bandura and his Bobo Doll experiment, the answer is yes. Bandura conducted a series of ‘laboratory’ experiments to demonstrate the social learning of aggression which was taken by many that watching violence promotes violence. In this experiement, young children were made to watch a video of an adult perform aggressive acts against a bobo doll. Continue reading “Does watching violence promote acts of violence?”
Welcome to my blog!
I feel like I can’t possibly procrastinate this any longer and it’s about time I finally introduce myself and explain why i’m here. Continue reading “Hello”