The Australian film industry seems to have come to a drastic halt in recent times, despite Australian film and media content proving to be both successful and influential both domestically and internationally. Australian film is well known for generating greater levels of understanding towards Australian culture and identity, further showcasing that Australian stories are best… Continue reading Culture Vs Policy In Australian Film
Carrying on from my previous blog ‘Gender Inequality in the Media (Part 1)’, throughout this blog I’ll be focusing on the high levels of disrespect shown towards females within the media industry. I’ll start by showing you guys the following clip, from John Oliver’s TV program Last Week Tonight. discussing the topic of International Women’s… Continue reading Gender Inequality in the Media (Part 2)
This first blog will focus on the topic of gender roles and employment inequality within the media industry. Working in a toy store myself, I have been exposed to the establishment of children’s gender roles for quite some time, witnessing first hand the way in which children’s toys are marketing and filled with specific messages.… Continue reading Gender Inequality in the Media (Part 1)
Despite never really being an animal/pet person, I love our family dog (a Cocker spaniel named Honey) more than words can even explain. It wasn’t until we got our first family pet, that I realised just how fascinating animal life really is and the way they bare various similarities to the human race. Take Honey,… Continue reading The Injustice Between Human & Animal Suffering
Welfare, poverty, the doll and unemployment are all seen as disgusting words that often cause many people to be looked down upon and shunned within our society. When thinking about poverty, Australia is definitely not the first country that comes to mind, yet 13.3% of all Australians are living in poverty. In Australia, those getting… Continue reading Struggle Street
Most recently, it has become rather apparent that society (particularly millennials) are obsessed with taking selfies wherever and whenever. I know I’m definitely guilty of the occasional selfie spree, whilst enjoying a night out with friends and family (and I’m far from being alone)! As such, this magical concept called a ‘selfie’ is utilised mostly… Continue reading Why the ‘Selfie Obsession’?
“A Snapchat or it didn’t happen!” – Me Why this topic? I have never been the kind of person who takes photos upon photos when going out, nor was I a massive fan of social media and everything it represents. However, since purchasing my first iPhone I was introduced to many new and innovative media… Continue reading Snappy Reflecting