At the weekend, I made the long journey up to Manchester to attend the Women in Media Conference, a two day event of talks, panels and workshops delivered by women in the fields of journalism, film, television and radio. The conference was held at the People’s History Museum in the Spinningfields area of the city.… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017
As I have previously mentioned, I have been contributing to the Be in Sync site. I did a few more Euro 2016 posts and have done a little review on the new Robot Wars reboot which I heartily recommend you go over to and read here. I am planning to do more sports posts with… Continue reading Be in Sync update
The name alone of Channel 4’s latest season of documentaries and programmes has already sparked much debate online, especially on Twitter on whether the name is insensitive or gets straight to the point. Personally, I feel it fits in with the channel’s personality plus as hash tags go, Twitter is not forgiving for a long… Continue reading Channel 4 Goes Mad
Terrible title for this post but it does sum up my unhappiness at how music does seem to be delivered in a gendered way and this has been highlighted brilliantly by Father’s Day. In the run up to today, there’s been many adverts for compilation CDs to give to your Dad that he’ll love, the one that… Continue reading Guitars are for guys, pop is for princesses?
Below is an essay set as part of the advertising unit on the Communication and Media course in which I achieved a high 2:1 for. In today’s society, advertising is a major part of the environment society works, rests and lives in. People accept the prominence of advertising in the newspapers and magazines they read… Continue reading Discuss Monbiot’s assertion that ‘advertising is a poison that demeans even love’
Over on the BBC Press Release site, they have been posting some small interviews with the cast of Being Human, BBC3’s hit drama which is soon to be returning for a third series and has got me looking forward to the return of undoubtedly one of BBC3’s best programmes. The series follows a vampire, Mitchell… Continue reading Being Human
As the leftover turkey gets eaten up in numerous sandwiches, I feel it is a good time to reflect on what has been on the telly and radio over Christmas, especially as for some there is nothing more exciting than getting the Christmas edition of the Radio Times to see what exciting things there will… Continue reading The only list at Christmas should be the one for Santa