Category Archives: Spring 2012

Easy. Breezy. Beautiful. Product Placements.

By: Tai How do we understand reality TV within the context of the increasing commercialization of popular culture (you might think of product placement and advertisement within reality TV)? In today’s entertainment world, it’s hard not to be bombarded with … Continue reading

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Unreality Shows – By Kia

Reality shows are unscripted, unedited shows, where they represent the life of ordinary people rather than professional actors. The genre started around 1949 with the series called Candid Camera and the genre became very powerful and popular within 50 years. With a … Continue reading

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How does reality TV affect us?

By Reny The Impact Of Reality TV Nowadays there are soooooooooooooooooooooooo many reality TV shows and about so many different things! Personally, I enjoy reality TV shows because even though they are supposed to be “reality” most of them are … Continue reading

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Internet is transforming our communication and relationships by Rulla

Coming from a country that lived through an economic sanction for thirty years and did not have Internet until 2003, is difficult to accommodate in a technological base/internet base culture. I was born and lived for nine years in Iraq … Continue reading

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Learning from YouTube

By: Carl YouTube has been very helpful for people to learn how to do things. If a person has something they are wanting to learn or figure out how to do they can just go to the website and type … Continue reading

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Delete you from Facebook, Delete from life

by Reny How is Facebook changing social relations? What new norms of behavior are being evolved (such as etiquette around friending and de-friending)? I never thought the day would come where deleting someone on Facebook meant deleting them from my … Continue reading

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Foundations for Relationships: Can it Still Be Found?

By: Tai In a world where most of our population is dominated by spending the majority of our time online, its no surprise to see that youths lead the frontline. The article Protecting Youths from Online Harassment, published by the Harvard Mental … Continue reading

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