Our mobiles are becoming a bigger part of our lives everyday, there always with us, we panic if we can't find them and having personally experienced this like everyone else, its not the best feeling in the world. It's almost embarrassing for me to admit just how important my phone is to me. Put it … Continue reading The Great Debate
Photo made by me on Imgur Did you know that in Australia it is technically illegal to create and share memes? In the latest information I could find from 2014, under Australia's Copyright Act specifically section 132A part 2, it states "distributing an infringing article that prejudicially affects the copyright owner" is against the law … Continue reading I’m a Criminal…
Semiotics is the study of signs and symbols that originates in linguistics. Signs can be read in many different ways and everyone interprets these signs differently based on their ideological positions. So to put it simply: The sign conveys meaning The signifier is the thing that gives meaning and is also known as denotation The … Continue reading Semiotics
Please note my extreme sarcasm in my title, I assure you I do not want to punch anyone, but it is an increasing anxiety for society that with exposure to violent video games, movies and television people are becoming more and more violent and aggressive. This anxiety is particularly pressing with children, society is afraid … Continue reading Yesterday I Watched A Violent Movie & Now I Want To Punch People.
Marshall McLuhan defines 'the medium is the message' as a 'message' being a change of scale, pace or pattern that a new invention, innovation or idea introduces into human affairs and a 'medium' being any extension of ourselves, such as a wheel is an extension of our feet. This concept of 'the medium is the … Continue reading The Medium is The Message
Just a little introductory post to tell everyone a little bit about myself! My name is Kaysha Larkin, I'm 18 years old, fresh out of high school and just starting my first year of university studying a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies. After a four month break consisting of … Continue reading Hello!