In March, the LGBTQ+ community on YouTube was hit by a bombshell that made it even harder for Queer youth to access this safe space online. With new modifications in YouTubes restricted mode, millions of videos that have been considered potentially inappropriate have been hidden. The “restricted mode” has existed since 2010 and allows … Continue reading LGBTQ+ YouTube backlash.
For my final BCM310 project, I wanted to focus primarily on video blogging, often referred to as vlogging and how it is shaping the future for marketing and advertising. My project idea stemmed from week 2’s topic of ‘The Self,’ where we explored the capabilities and power of a selfie. I made this connection because … Continue reading BCM310 Reflection
In todays blog post, I want to focus primarily on video blogging, often referred to as vlogging and how it is shaping the future for marketing and advertising. There has been a shift in the marketing world as a result of what can be considered an information overload happening in traditional media. Consumers have become less interested … Continue reading Marketing in Vlogs || Lauren Daisy
When I was a child, one thing I loved to do was play dress ups. Unfortunately I never had anyone to play with. Which, looking back, is quiet understandable. I don’t think the idea of wearing dresses and strutting around my bedroom, whilst Kylie Minogue blasts from my karaoke machine, was my three older brothers … Continue reading We all do it.
We see it in movies, television shows, advertisements and photography. Which makes me question whether we recognise it when we see it. The objectification of human beings happens in the media all the time. Its purpose ranges from stimulating emotional responses to reinforcing or justifying a point/s and of course, generating some sort of profit. … Continue reading On Tonights Show: Poverty Porn
I don’t take too many selfies. Well… publishable ones at least. My Logic: Take 20 and at least one should be, at least, alright. I would be lying if I said I didn’t care how people perceived my image online. As a communication and media student, I make a conscious effort to never publish anything … Continue reading Experience it by yourSelfie
The Regulators || Web Series Episode 1 – Do Action Movies Make You FAT?! Episode 2 – Cinema Experience Episode 3 – How long is your attention span? Episode 4 – TV Memories REFLECTION Working on group projects can be a challenging experience. Having to rely on others can bring about a variety of problems like ineffective communication, that … Continue reading The Regulators || Digital Storytelling