PG: Parental Guidance Regulated

The regulation of media forms has been driven by social anxieties regarding them. This is by no means a new phenomenon; anxieties relating to media content and form have existed since the birth of the cinema in the early twentieth century. The introduction of the television into the family home in the mid 1900’s meant […]

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Get Off My Blog, I Need to Pray

Hi all, This week’s topic covers the influence of the media (or lack thereof) on moral panics in our society. A moral panic describes a panic or stress induced throughout a large group of people. Although it is fairly common and has happened regularly throughout history, it rarely yields good results. The media has many times been socially convicted of […]

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