The Public Sphere of the Media- A platform for Mediation or Arbitration?
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The Public Sphere of the Media- A platform for Mediation or Arbitration?

According to Jurgen Habermas, a theorist who justified ‘The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere’,  ideally the ‘public sphere’ is a space in which citizens are allowed to voice and debate their mutual concerns.  A public domain which comes to mind besides the literal, is of course the media and all of its platforms. In … Continue reading

Mass Mind-Control? -Media Owners putting the ‘ME’ in their Media
BCM 110

Mass Mind-Control? -Media Owners putting the ‘ME’ in their Media

Once upon a time when communication was bilateral and direct, users wouldn’t have to concern themselves with the owners of the technologies they used. However, in the creation of mass media productions, a giant role reversal was instigated as owners became able to use their medium/technology as a platform for themselves to communicate with users!; … Continue reading

Feminism or FeminISNT? – Media stripping the Femininity out of Feminism.
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Feminism or FeminISNT? – Media stripping the Femininity out of Feminism.

Oxford dictionary translates ‘Feminism’ as “The advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.” Naturally one would then suppose that a ‘feminist’ would fall into the definition of “a supporter of women’s equality”. Nevertheless in today’s society there seems to be an ever-growing sense of negativity and, for loss of better words, a stripping … Continue reading