Reza Aslan, an American writer/scholar of religions would personally back this claim, asserting that “if the media wants to paint over certain groups with a single brush then they are and I use this word seriously, stupid.” (Aslan, CNN, 2014). Aslan cites an implied generalisation of 1.5 billion people by Talk Show Host Bill Maher, which is … More Is The Media Shaped By Ignorant Politics?
In light of a lengthy discussion last Friday i wanted to find out more about the way in which the media is shaped by the economy and public demand… In social media we have an online institution in which people can compare and discuss the relevance of current news; consequently we can see the demand … More Has Supply and Demand in the Media Been Changed by Social Networking?
When i’m generally pissed off at society, sometimes it helps to watch John Oliver, as he works for HBO that isn’t induced by any corporate sponsoring, the network like others doesn’t have to be careful as to what it says; giving John Oliver a free license to basically say whatever he wants.
Does Walter Lipmann’s thinking that “the attempt to see all things freshly and in detail, rather than as types and generalities, is exhausting, and … practically out of the question” have relevance today? The media in the 21st century, although unquestionably more sensitive towards stereotypes and overall less concerned with them than say in the … More Stereotypes in the media
[VIDEO] An exaggerated and sarcastic take on current affairs, but it makes you think what the media would be like without censorships and restrictions.
“If politics is a dirty business, the marketing of politics is the dirtiest bit of the dirty business”