Noteworthy News?

Watching prime time news is a part of my daily activity, and while there are certain channels I do prefer, I try to keep my news sources expansive, because if there is one thing I have learnt this year it is that you can never have too many sources of information. Whether it be following … Continue reading Noteworthy News?

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‘Look at Moy, Look at Moy’: Comedy in Translation

Australian television series Kath and Kim is notoriously funny and on the odd occasion is a bit bizarre, yet it caters to the Australian sense of humour. This is crucial as Sue Turnball acknowledges the significance of comedy in shaping one's sense of national identity and moreover highlights that comedy like Kath and Kim "invites … Continue reading ‘Look at Moy, Look at Moy’: Comedy in Translation

Canto-what? – New Media Capitals Today

As a result of globalisation and the spread of cultures, values and ideas, media capitals are no longer static. As Curtain highlights, "political, economic and cultural phenomena overlap, converge and collide" (Curtain, 2003, p.203) and this is where a diverse and fluid collection of media capitals generates from. The dissemination of such flows has allowed … Continue reading Canto-what? – New Media Capitals Today