Why So Serious? The Lighter Side of Gossip.

As I unwillingly admitted in my last blog post and you all found out, I am a self-confessed media junkie. What can I say? I live for the gossip broadcast on my favourite television programs and cringe when the details are far less gory than I hoped. But it is my favourite television program (at … Continue reading Why So Serious? The Lighter Side of Gossip.

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Attention Attention! The Media Dictates My Life.

Approximately two minutes after my alarm is silenced from its usual blaring horn, the first thing I do is check my phone for notifications. It is a rare occasion that there will be no such alert, as somebody has either sent me a laughable selfie on snapchat, liked the photo I shared on Instagram or … Continue reading Attention Attention! The Media Dictates My Life.

Why Controversial Ads Leave You Picking Your Brain

The term 'controversial' — which according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary describes discussion and disagreement, — is embodied within the advertising world. These shock inducing advertisements are embraced within the mass media to communicate a message, and well, what better way to communicate a message than to almost startle someone to death? Often targeting tabooed topics … Continue reading Why Controversial Ads Leave You Picking Your Brain