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MediaMagazine 61

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  • MediaMagazine 61 – Making the Most of
  • Fact or Fake?
  • BuzzFeedification – How Online News Sources Have Changed the Traditional Newspaper Industry
  • Power Without Responsibility – Selling Your Soul to Social Media
  • Making Documentary – Two Perspectives
  • Getting Into Gaming – Rosie Ball’s Story
  • Only 32% of Our Politicians Are Women – Are the Media to Blame?
  • Fleabag and the Female Gaze – Another Look at Gender
  • Goom on Bel Hooks
  • Disney’s Women – and How They Changed My Life
  • Queerbaiting – A Television Phenomenon?
  • Lights, Camera, Push – Representations of Childbirth on TV
  • Picturing Panem
  • The Banality of Evil
  • The Dizzying Appeal of Hitchcock’s Vertigo
  • A Young Filmmaker’s Guide to University
  • Cowboys and Androids – How Westworld Corralled Its Audience
  • Blah Blah Bland – La La Land and Cinema as a Rear-view Mirror
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MediaMagazine 60

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  • An Afternoon With Tony Garnett
  • Controlling the Masses
  • The Transgender Revolution
  • Is Punk Possible in 2017?
  • The Vinyl Revitalisation
  • Kerrang – Can It Cut It?
  • Henry Jenkins on Fandom
  • Girl Power and the History of Female Eagle Hunters
  • Documenting Amy
  • Sympathy for the Devil – Representation of the Reich in The Man in the High Castle
  • Argo – A Film For Our Times
  • Men in Makeup
  • Marvel’s Distribution Revolution
  • Spying, Surveillance and Snooping in Films
  • Big Brother – The Ultimate Media Case Study
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MediaMagazine 59

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  • What is the Truth in a Post-fact World?
  • NW and the Image System at Work in the World
  • Operation Jule – Researching the Past
  • Bun Fight – How the BBC Lost the Bake Off to C4 and Why It Matters
  • Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
  • Pokémon Go
  • 10 Game Changing Shorts That Every Student Should See
  • You’re Fired – A Marxist Critique of The Apprentice
  • Leicester – My City in the Spotlight
  • John Williams – The Man Who Orchestrated Our Cinematic Lives
  • Dark Cave of the Silver Screen
  • Eye in the Sky – Drones, Strikes and the Representation of Conflict
  • Why I Love The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Doll Domination – Barbie: Risk of Role Model
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MediaMagazine 58

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  • Refugees in the Media – A Hustle for Life
  • Pathetic Fallacy – Representing Brexit
  • Stream-Age Kicks (Music Streaming Services)
  • The Power of the Media
  • Internet Research for Film Studies
  • John Williams – The Man With the Midas Touch
  • Canons and Battleships – Eisenstein
  • Watching Me, Watching You – Gogglebox
  • Who Watches the Watchers? A Postmodern Reading of Gogglebox and Gogglesprogs
  • BCOMS – Encouraging a Diverse Sports Media
  • The Many Re-tellings of Beauty and Beast
  • The Strange Concept of Genre – Stranger Things
  • How to Fly Like Bond – An Interview with Jamie Chalkley
  • The Witch – A Feminist Review
  • Aaron Sorkin – Screenwriter
  • Social Media and Black Identity
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MediaMagazine 57

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  • A New Day for British Journalism – Or Is It?
  • Can The Guardian Survive in a Changing Media Landscape?
  • Women in TV
  • Leading Ladies – Fat Actress Melissa McCarthy and the Last F**k-able Day
  • The Cinematic Myth of the Gangster
  • Bombs, Bangs and Bad, Bad Boys – Representation of Masculinity in The Night Manager
  • And Your Specialist Subject is… Mastermind and Me
  • The Myth of the Rock Star and Why It Needs Challenging
  • Harry, Noah’s Ark and Us
  • Back to the Future – Why Repertory Cinema Matters
  • Reading James Bond’s Movies in the 21st Century
  • Can Film Change the Law?
  • Preparing Your Cross-Media Study – Where Do I Start?
  • Generation Ambridge
  • Why I Love ... Film Noir (MM 2016 Writing Competition Winner)
  • Why I Love… Screenwriting (MM 2016 Writing Competition Winner)
  • Why I Love… Television (MM 2016 Writing Competition Winner)
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MediaMagazine 56

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  • Real to Reel: Why Media Representations of Reality Are Not ‘Windows On The World’
  • Living and Learning in a Digital Age: Why Researching You(th) Really Matters
  • Furiosa and the ‘Male Gaze’: Is Fury Road a Game-changer?
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Animation: Some Tips and Resources
  • The Media and Power: Foucault, Surveillance, and Reality Television
  • ‘Golden Years’ from ‘Station to Station’: Covering Bowie’s death
  • Bowie and the Oddity of ‘Ashes to Ashes’
  • Childish Things and Goblin Kings: Revisiting the Labyrinth after 30 years
  • Finding Po-Mo –  A Postmodern Media Quest
  • How to Make a Comic Strip
  • It’s All in the Mind: Detectives on Screen
  • The Periscope App: Piracy, Privacy and Potential
  • Roll Up! Roll Up! For The Hateful Eight Roadshow
  • The A2 Case Study: So what does an A* exam essay actually look like?
  • From Local Press to National Regulator: A Journalist’s Tale
  • The Wind Rises: Miyazaki’s Flights of Fancy
  • Making the Story Your Own – Understanding the Urge to Create in Modern Fandom
  • The Brighton Digital Festival
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MediaMagazine 55

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  • Jeremy Corbyn
  • From Back Bench to Front Page: the Press Demonisation of Jeremy Corbyn
  • What Has the Internet Ever Done for Me?
  • Daredevil: the Birth of the Marvel Televisual Universe?
  • I Can’t Even: Speaking Fannish
  • Ten Things to Love About Film Festivals
  • Transnational Amigos: the Newest Trend in Film Studies
  • Gold Rush: The Business Behind Winning Awards
  • Media, Publics, Protest and Power
  • Music in Ads: How Does it Work?
  • Psycho-Killers? Seth Rogan, The Interview and the Sony Hack
  • A Taste of the BBC
  • Designing the Gaming Experience: An Interview with Jonathan Topf, Technical Artist
  • Twin Peaks: Survival of the Revival
  • What’s a Media Text?
  • The Fourth Wave? Feminism in the Digital Age
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MediaMagazine 54

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  • Know Your Role and Shut Your Mouth: The Spectacle of The Rock
  • Social Media: Identity Heaven or Identity Hell?
  • In Defence of (Some) Media Violence: Style and Substance
  • Jurassic-sized Box Office: The Chinese Are Coming! The Chinese Are Coming!
  • Why Watching Films Is Good For You
  • Carry on Scoring: the Sound of the Carry Ons
  • The Marvel Intertextual Universe
  • Synths and Upgrades: the Real-world Themes behind Humans
  • Silencing Women: Feminist Frequency and Anita Sarkeesian
  • Beach Bodies vs Real Women: When a Marketing Campaign Goes Wrong
  • Marketing Marmite in the Postmodern Age
  • ‘The More You Deny Me the Stronger I Get’: Trauma, Repression and Catharsis in The Babadook
  • In Plain Sight? Privacy, the Press, and the Protection of the Powerful
  • For Your Consideration: What’s the Point of the Movie Awards Corridor?
  • From Beaconsfield to BAFTAS