Archive for ‘Media Debate’

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) Review

Following the official release of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (Sony/Columbia Pictures) in U.K. cinemas on Wednesday, 16th April 2014, Nick reflects with a complete, objective, non-spoiler review of Director Marc Webb’s second instalment in the latest Marvel comics superhero re-boot franchise; to see if the web slinger managed to spin a large web on its global audience or not, and how it stands up to Sam Raimi’s original Spider-Man trilogy.


Does The Media Control Our Lives?

In a hyper-connected culture of around-the-clock 24 hour news, digital content, smartphones, social media and celebrity, Nick investigates the media’s control in society by looking at past examples of media manipulation in the public eye and applying media theorists views of what we use the media for, drawing from ideas such as the ‘uses and gratifications’ theory and the ‘hypodermic needle’.

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