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Moral Panic: Necessary evil, or just plain evil?

Moral Panic is a phenomena which generates public anxiety in response to an issue which threatens the moral codes of society (Oxford Dictionary) or “A moral panic may be defined as an episode, often triggered by alarming media stories and reinforced by reactive laws and public policy, of exaggerated or misdirected public concern, anxiety, fear, or anger over a perceived threat to social order.” (Krinsky, January 2013) Majority of these panics are often catalysed with help in large part from the media. 525 more words


The Notion of Materialism Podcast

In this Soundcloud podcast, I explore the notion of materialism, very briefly hahaha. I recorded this on the train trip home from my BCM112 tutorial, so I really didn’t understand the concept until the next day where my tutor, Chris Moore, explained it better using different examples that allowed my to have different aspects to the concept. 31 more words


BCM110 Assignment Survey - Art Vs Porn

Hey guys

I have a quick survey here for my BCM110 assignment

it would be really nice if you could check and fill it out. It’ll only take like 2 minutes of your time. 8 more words


Children + Media =

There is no doubt that Generation Z was brought in a digital environment. Digital devices can easily be mastered by a child without a mindful guidance.  515 more words

Bachelor Of Communicatin&Media Studies

A History of Bad Men: The Moral Panic over 'Satanic Sexual Abuse'

Kids say the damnedest things – and sometimes their parents believe them. There’s nothing wrong with that; it’s important to listen to your children. Or so I’ve heard from people with children. 793 more words