Posts tagged: controversial
Does the personal life of the artist effect your ability to enjoy their music? #bcotart
Does it matter?
The Ian Watkins case: who decides if the sins of an artist negate their art?
Should the age of consent be lowered to 15 in the UK? What are your thoughts? #bcotage
Is it ethically right to use technology in this way to stop webcam child sex tourism? #bcotethics
Should it be used to catch other criminals?
Ethics = A set of principles of right conduct/ A theory or a system of moral values:
Which of these terms would you use to describe Lily’s music video? Why do you think this? #bcotlily
Satire - the use of humour, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.
Irony - the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
Hypocrisy - the practice of claiming to have higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case.
Lily responds to criticism….http://www.clashmusic.com/news/lily-allen-responds-to-video-controversy
An absolutely shocking campaign that is truly brilliant. These images are of actual human rights abuse victims taken by traveling journalists form a variety of countries that have been placed into Switzerland’s surroundings. The shock of seeing these individuals right in front of the public eye certainly shed new light on the issue and caused a global stir.
Liberating fun or Old-fashioned and objectifying?
Please tweet your opinion using #bcotnude
'Keep filming! Kill more people!'
For Unit 6: ‘Critical Approaches’ you may want to look at the #moralpanic around the ‘American Psycho’ book and film.
Film Meme : (10/10) Movies - American Psycho (2000) ~ Dir.: Mary Harron
There are no more barriers to cross. All I have in common with the uncontrollable and the insane, the vicious and the evil, all the mayhem I have caused… and my utter indifference toward it, I have now surpassed. My pain is constant and sharp… and I do not hope for a better world for anyone. In fact, I want my pain to be inflicted on others. I want no one to escape. But even after admitting this, there is no catharsis. My punishment continues to elude me… and I gain no deeper knowledge of myself. No new knowledge can be extracted from my telling. This confession has meant… nothing.
Great advert or cruel prank? #bcotad
A very brief history
'But in this summer of dumbed-down narrative recycling and monotonous, indistinct mass destruction, there’s something utterly refreshing about a movie where you have absolutely no clue what bonkers place you’re going to arrive at next'
Please tweet your opinion using #bcotboston
Unit 6: Critical Approaches. Moral Panic Assignment
2nd year #bcotmedia students - when you return you will be creating an animation and a report investigating, debating, and analysing a Moral Panic in the Media.
Click on the ‘moral panic’ tag to get some ideas as to what you will look in to.
In celebration of today’s Supreme Court DOMA decision, “June Brides” by Gayle Kabaker. For more on same-sex marriage: http://nyr.kr/10WdJLM