Does Beyoncé matter?

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?”

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Does watching violence promote acts of violence?

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?”