A commercial came on the radio last night while I was driving home that was a spoof on the old news reels of the 30s and 40s. And, being radio, the spoof was entirely centered on the iconic 'voice' of ...
Why does the First World War (WW I) play such a minor role today compared to Second World War (WW II)? [closed]
Most people here in Central Europe do know some things about Second World War, but almost nothing about the First World War and as far as I experienced it personally, same goes to people in other ...
I read the Old Testament but I don't understand how a prophet such as Isaiah would have first put forth his prophesies. Did he speak to a crowd, and someone took down his words? Or did he write little ...
In the second chapter of On Liberty, John Stuart Mill mentions in a note the "Government Press Prosecutions of 1858". He further writes that "The offence charged was not that of criticising ...
Were new forms of communication and media usually condemned similar to how television/video games are now?
I'm sure anyone who is reading this has read at least an article, blog, or book condemning the consumption of television and video games as harmful to children, the behavior of teenagers, intelligence ...
I am aware that this is quite a wide question and that many factors influenced the development of Media (the printing press I presume to have the largest impact) but can anybody give me some examples ...
A co-worker of mine came in wearing a shirt with this image on it: This looks like a movie poster, but I'd never heard of that particular Bruce Lee movie, so I tried looking it up. As near as I can ...
It seems to me that Gaddafi is viewed in the West only as a lunatic dictator. However, after a naive investigation about his life I have realized how a complex figure he was. We know most of his ...
What was the role of the media in the outcome of the revolution in Tunisia? Throughout the revolution we saw the role of the media was extremely important, what was the role of the media during the ...