Compared to most new media, the use of webcam platforms such as Skype and Facetime have crept up on us. Today, they have become almost taken for granted, at least for transnational communication, without much reflection upon their consequence.
Most people probably assume that these are not very profound. By … Read More
In the US, movie ratings are about age-appropriateness of language, nudity, sex, or violence. In contrast to the typical movie-rating system, in Chapter 7 Media we introduced readers to … Read More
In his 1977 book, The Break-up of Britain, Tom Nairn argued that the British state could no longer serve its constituent nations and the situation would inevitably have to change. In particular, the desire for a Scottish nation must, sooner or later,bring about full independence. Last week Scottish National … Read More