Communication studies is often considered a part of the social sciences or the humanities department within major universities. Communications courses will often draw on other disciplines, including: engineering, architecture, mathematics, sociology, psychology, computer science, gender and sexuality and economics. The vast range and interdisciplinary nature of communication studies has made it understandably difficult to place it within the broader educational system.
If you have a daughter, she has a one in five chance of being sexually abused before she turns twelve. One in five little girls under the age of twelve has been molested nationally by someone claiming the only thing they are guilty of is love. Through this paper you will find facts and statistics showing that 92% of sexually abused children are not molested by some unknown on the street, but by a relative, close family friend or person of authority. You will discover that most molestations are not one time offences but continue for months and sometimes years before ever being disclosed. You will also learn the shockingly high number of white middle to upper class offenders. This author will explore the offenders control over their victim and attempt to explain the victim’s silence. Lastly, we will look at the ability to rehabilitate and reintegrate sexual predators safely into society.
When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a concert, we are irritated, but at least our lives are on the road, however, irresponsible cell phone users are more than irritating: They are putting our lives at risk. Many of us have witnessed drivers so distracted by dialing and chatting that they resemble drunk drivers, weaving between lanes, for example, or nearly running down pedestrians in crosswalks. A number of bills to regulate use of cell phones on the road have been introduced in state legislatures, and the time has come to push for their passage. Regulation is needed because drivers using phones are seriously impaired and because laws on negligent and reckless driving are not sufficient to punish offenders.
False advertisement is untrue or misleading information given to you to get you to buy something, or to come visit their store. Those who make and sell products must honestly present their products, services and prices to you. Here are common examples of false advertising.
Select a full page advertisement from either a newspaper of a magazine and do a semiotic analysis of how the representation
Mothers say a lot of things. Some words you hear once and forget, but some linger as you grow and mature.
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for Telephone Numbering Plan Systems
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Mag. Hasan Meslmani
The study of culture is a challenging undertaking because its primary focus is on the broadest component of social behavior – an entire society In contrast to the psychologist, who is principally concerned with the study of individual behavior, or the sociologist, who is concerned with the study of groups. The anthropologist is primarily interested in identifying the very fabric of society itself.
“Watching television is bad for you!”
Are your parents always annoying you saying, “Your eyes will go square” when you sit to close to the television or are they constantly saying “Watching television is bad for you”? But is it? The impact of television has been breath taking in both family life and society since the first television was introduced in the 1920s. Television is a part of all our daily lives. It is on everywhere we go: nurseries, waiting rooms and surgeries. How does television really impact on our lives? Is watching Television really bad for us?
The globalisation of media has had a drastic effect on media systems globally and the production and dissemination of information and culture. The following paper will outline how the globalisation of media restructures relations between different media corporations/providers. It will further address the impact of media globalisation on culture through examination of the two central discourses surrounding the cultural impact of media globalisation; homogenisation and hybridisation.
There is one major idea which designers and advertisers perpetually have at the back of their minds, and this idea is that “sex sells”. When we think of this we can relate it to a lot of things we observe around us especially in advertising. One can argue that advertising, particularly fashion advertising should not be focused on sex, which raises an important question- What is advertising?