Who Owns Your Media?

Gina Rinehart, Kerry Stokes, Bruce Gordon and Rupert Murdoch. All of these names probably sound familiar to you, well that's because these four people are the major owners of your all the media you consume. It's crazy isn't it that these four people have so much power over the media. At this point, Australia has … Continue reading Who Owns Your Media?

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Semiotics

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

Yesterday I Watched A Violent Movie & Now I Want To Punch People.

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.