One of the biggest lies told in the 21st century is "I have read and agree to the terms and conditions" and one of the problems with this is that without reading these incredibly long and tedious documents, we can't be sure that the website or app or program that we are signing up for… Continue reading Facebook Owns What Now?!
This image is from a campaign called "The More You Connect, The Less You Connect" by the Shenyang Centre For Psychological Research, in order to show the effects that smartphone use can have on our relationships. The obvious signifiers in the image are that of what looks to be a father and son at a dining… Continue reading Image Decoding
In today's society we are finding an increasing number of media anxieties that are affecting different media audiences, one in particular being the youth of this time. Obviously there is always that person that screams "but what about the children!" no matter what the topic of conversation is, but when it comes to the rise of… Continue reading Youths and the Media
When I first started school I was always eager to learn, always keen to try something new but as I got older I found that what we were learning just wasn't interesting me anymore. I didn't want to learn about quadratic equations or catalysts or how to solve a trigonometry question without a calculator. I… Continue reading Why Am I Here?