What is Media Studies?

What is Media Studies?

My mother had asked me the other day "can you please tell me what is it exactly that you are studying?" It took me some time to think of an appropriate answer. It is a question I a ...

A Kickstart To Understanding Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation

A Kickstart To Understanding Baudrillard’s Simulacra and Simulation

Let me first start by saying that this is not one of those books that you would pick up as a light afternoon read. I came across this text during my studies, and it posed and still ...

Commercialization of Experience – Online Dating

Commercialization of Experience – Online Dating

Could we claim that the technological developments and the variety of tools and media platforms that unfold before us are causing us, as human beings, to distance ourselves from on ...

Opinion Piece: What is broken with Mobile Marketing?

Opinion Piece: What is broken with Mobile Marketing?

Mobile advertising still remains elusive, but this can be fixed. Service providers are still struggling to serve proper ads through their mobile platforms.  Currently, these sponso ...

Media Framing: how to notice and handle it correctly?

Media Framing: how to notice and handle it correctly?

We've seen it during Operation Pillar of Defense, but media framing is everywhere and at all times. As a part of the Media War, it is very important that we will be able to notice ...

Google Search – how we fetishize it and why we shouldn’t

Google Search – how we fetishize it and why we shouldn’t

Has search become a product? Is it possible that we, as human beings have this inherent characteristic about us that compels us to search? Search has become so ingrained in our day ...

Nowism – Plato, Marx and instant gratification

Nowism – Plato, Marx and instant gratification

Try to take a second or two to think of how many products and services use the pre-fix of "Instant"? Looking back to the first advancements in communication technologies it seems t ...

Opinion Piece: What is broken with Mobile Marketing?

Mobile advertising still remains elusive, but this can be fixed. Service providers are still struggling to serve proper ads throug more ...

June 09, 2013

What is Media Studies?

My mother had asked me the other day "can you please tell me what is it exactly that you are studying?" It took me some time to th more ...

December 13, 2013

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