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    Honey No No

    Sexualisation of children in the media is one of the most controversial issues arising in society. The age at which teens are dressing inappropriately and “growing up” is becoming younger and younger, and people blame a lot of different components for that. Some blame famous role models such as Miley Cyrus (see previous post- “She …

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    She came in like a wrecking ball

    In the 21st century, the ability to discuss current events, social, cultural and political issues that are occurring in our society is literally at our fingertips. The internet, and more specifically social media platforms allow us to freely voice our opinions and engage in discussions with people from all over the world which makes it …

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    Sex, Sensationalism and Sport

    The public have a right to unbiased and free information, and generally speaking, this is traditionally what media were meant to provide. But media that isn’t warped by its owners is getting harder and harder to access due to the majority of media sources being owned by one small group of key figures. The ownership …

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    Don’t be THAT guy

    When we first began to look at controversial texts my mind immediately jumped to this advertisement that I had seen floating through the internet with a lot of controversy surrounding it. I started to second guess how wise the choice of advert was, considering the seriousness of the issue raised, but then realised that is …