In the past ten years, the shift towards digitalisation of TV has become more concrete than ever. You don’t need a TV nor a subscription to watch. This involves not only TV shows, where this process is now complete, but even live events like sports. One can look at Netflix, or more recently, Sky’s “NOW […]Read More Digitalisation of television favoured the birth of neo-feminism in TV reviewing
Adorno and Horkheimer argued that mass culture and technology, instead of empowering people as it is believed, they’re misleading. The individual doesn’t become more independent, but is absorbed into the system of capitalism. It’s “society alienating from itself”, as the writers put it by looking at Marx’s theories. The media has a big role in […]Read More Is the media empowering or deceptive?
One of our lecturers asked us the following question: what’s the most important part in a magazine? Everyone shouted either content or editor. His answer? Wrong! Advertising is what keeps the project alive. Where are you going to get the money from? He said with an inquisitive tone, as if we were naive to not […]Read More Advertising vs Editorial content: the power of the money and what you want to write
A review of what the papers are saying on Saturday’s main story: David Cameron obtaining a deal at the EU Council in Brussels Featured image from: Business Insider UKRead More Paper Review, February 20th 2016 – Cameron strikes new EU deal
Even before the horrific Paris terror attacks of Friday, I was wondering what had happened to Ebola. Where’s the coverage? Most media outlets forgot about this story, despite it being one of the worst tragedies of the past year. The outbreak is over, with things getting better all over Africa. Many accuse the media of being […]Read More Dear media, what happened to Ebola? And the Beirut attacks?
Ever had that feeling when you had been saying something for quite some time and somebody actually backs you up? Your reaction is usually “yeah, exactly, that’s what i’m talking about”. That was me today when I followed ABC News’ coverage of the ISIS organised massacre in Paris that left 129 dead and 350 wounded. […]Read More Paris terror attacks: Very few media outlets had the guts to slam French and U.S. Intelligence
It is no secret that reading is important for a Journalist, but nowadays It’s an essential skill for anyone willing to be in the Industry. About five years ago a blogger named Felix Salmon wrote an article about the importance of critical reading in Journalism. In his piece we can read: ”Think about it this way: […]Read More Journalists need to know how to read critically and link properly