http://birdeemag.com/bitch-dont-call-me-that/ This is an incredibly interesting article about why we have to stop calling women sluts and whores (thank you Tina Fey). Because they are women only slurs, the words are inherently misogynistic, degrading and damaging. It's an interesting article because I am guilty of using these terms amongst friends but I've never meant it … Continue reading Girl Bashing
Challenging perspectives on feminism
The commandements of Sex and The City, a modern day woman's bible
How does convergence affect the relationship between media technologies and audiences? In today’s interconnected, technologically shaped society, the world is actively connected to a broader community across various platforms through convergence. Convergence of technological platforms, such as Tinder, greatly affects media technologies and especially audiences, and these outlets in return influence Tinder. The audience aspects … Continue reading How does convergence affect the relationship between media technologies and audiences?
#Yesallwomen The #yesallwomen has swept the Twittersphere in response to the murder spree Elliot Rodger embarked on Saturday 24th May, killing 6 innocent civilians. The #yesallwomen has been a way for women across the world to express their anger, emotion and state of fear that every women has experienced in their life. Rodger has been … Continue reading #Yesallwomen – My Experiences
"The Media" These two simplistic yet extravagant words, evoke diverse emotions and reactions within individuals across the world. The denotations of the media are relatively basic - "the means of communication, such as radio and television, newspapers, andmagazines, that reach or influence people widely." However the connotations of the media are exponential. From political corruption, sexualisation of children, a mediated public sphere, mass communication, controversy, exploitation, heroes, the list goes on. I … Continue reading Looking Back to Move Forward