As we reminisce on my short but all the more sweet blogging experience for the beloved BCM110, I ask all fellow bloggers to hit the play button and appreciate why "I've had the time of my life." — I may or may not be singing the song in my head as I continue to type. … Continue reading Bye For Now, Not Forever.
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.
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.
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
In a society that is constantly changing and evolving, so too is the way in which the world perceives the role of mass media in the lives of individuals. The media, a useful tool for putting a number of global issues on a more local platform, has been consistently blamed for a number of other … Continue reading Is the Media Behind the Madness?