My first blog post was on the methamphetamine in Australia and how the media have represented the issue as a crisis, therefore influencing political decisions. Similarly Disney during WWII created animated films to preserve American beliefs and values (“Donald Gets Drafted” 1942, “Der Fuehrer’s Face” 1943, “Education For Death” 1943, “Commando Duck” 1944). Walt Disney was even… Continue reading Disney propaganda: An influencing force
‘A picture is worth a thousand words’ is a phrase of American origin that captures the ability for an image to convey vast amounts of information. The denotations and connotations from one sign can often cause controversy and conflict with ideologies. This is what occurred when Maria Corry posted a photo of herself breastfeeding on Facebook. Before… Continue reading Semiotics role in a controversial topic
The media has for a long time influenced popular belief. This blog post is aiming to explore the Australian media’s portrayal of the drug Methamphetamine.
*This has not been updated* Hello WordPress kingdom, this blog is aiming to explore topics that are important for my own growth and subjects that I believe can spur growth in all, particularly in the subject areas for BCM110 (Introduction to Communication and Media Studies). That sounds a little too grand… Anyway, I am a… Continue reading Me, myself and I