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The Truth Behind Beauty Bloggers

Everyone nowadays strives to be famous. I am not an exception. I have a Youtube Channel with (as of today) 893 subscribers. I more recently made an instagram to go along with my youtube as well that has 146 followers. 1,011 more words

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How the Internet and Media Fuel Our Bias

Bias is something all people have one way or another. In this day and age, it is more prevalent than ever because of our exposure and easy access to the internet and media. 649 more words

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Video Game Industry & Culture: Mortal Kombat "Fatality" Controversy

What made the Mortal Kombat franchise so controversial? From a publisher’s perspective, how could having a game labeled “controversial” or “violent” be a good thing? How can it be a bad thing? 376 more words

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Freaks or Geeks: Different Ways That Asian Americans are Represented in Entertainment Media.

When you think of an Asian American character in a modern media context such as film or television, you typically assume that they will be depicted as a geek, an extremely smart scientist or doctor, an outcast, or some side kick to the main character. 1,246 more words

From Media Archeology to Spectacle Genealogy Prof. Erkki Huhtamo, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

On Friday February 17, 2017, the Scientific Research Community ‘Cultures of Spectacle’ invites Prof. Erkki Huhtamo (UCLA) for a research seminar. ‘Cultures of Spectacle’ is an interdisciplinary platform for historical research on film, theatre, dance and musical performance funded by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and coordinated by the Institute for Media Studies (KU Leuven). 48 more words

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"How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization" by David Hopkins

I want to discuss a popular TV show my wife and I have been binge-watching on Netflix. It’s the story of a family man, a man of science, a genius who fell in with the wrong crowd. 177 more words

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A Product of the Media

Why is it that celebrities are never taken seriously when they have mental illnesses? Kanye West has been recently hospitalized after a meltdown during one of his concerts. 238 more words

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