The patterns behind our responses to mass shootings are disgustingly cyclical. A “lone shooter” will open fire on a school, venue or public place, the city goes into lockdown, social media is the first to know, we start a hashtag urging people to #pray for the city. The next shooting happens and we sweep the last one under the rug.
KCB203 Consumption Matters 1. Introduction This trend report explores the consumption of food mash-ups in Australia and the cultural appeal it holds. A food mash-up is an unorthodox spin on fusion cuisine. Fusion cuisine marries elements of different cultural dishes and is widely accepted in Australia due to the rich diversity in culture, and nowadays … Continue reading Trend Report: Mash-up Cuisine
The Kardashian’s recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of their maiden reality show “Keeping up with the Kardashian’s”. A decade on the air is an impressive feat for any television show and is representative of their staying power. Watching the show is like reading classified ads, with fewer deaths, there have been 3 weddings, 3 divorces, … Continue reading The Devil Works, but Kris Jenner Works Harder
All brands face the humbling fear of conducting an advertising faux pas. Large business and start-up companies alike are not immune to the humiliation that comes with a social media fail. From grammatical errors and poor employment decisions to tasteless content and ill-timed posts, no brand is safe. The prevalence of social media makes it … Continue reading Digital Strategy Critique – Pepsi
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Today I read something that made me angry. Let's talk about it. I saw in a facebook page for Melbourne girls today that a group of people were trying to start the hashtag 'melbournesayssorry'. "What do they say sorry for?" I thought to myself. I googled Justin Bieber and the first story to come out was … Continue reading Justin Bieber Doesn’t Owe You Anything
Part of Project ME for KJB103 Media Layout & Design Theme Selection I struggled to find a theme I actually like on the WordPress customization page that wouldn’t cost me $200. My search terms were ‘plain’, ‘simple’ and ‘minimal’. Life would have been much easier if I could have written the HTML code myself, but … Continue reading Justifying Important Life Choices