Monday, February 26The Voice of London

Category: Entertainment

MTV’s Representation of the Youth across the Globe

MTV’s Representation of the Youth across the Globe

culture, Entertainment, Film & TV, Music, World
Words:  Fatima Nasir Media plays a significant role in youth culture. Children and teenagers are most likely to idealise media products i.e. television shows, movies, music. MTV is a global favourite with the youth, it's various TV shows fictional and non-fictional inspire the young generation. Viacom.Inc owns the network with headquarters in New York. The Network has branched from its first channel MTV (USA) to MTV (UK and Ireland). Further expanding in Asia, MTV (India), MTV (Pakistan), MTV (China). Other than ones mentioned, MTV has launched in around 50+ countries around the world. Owned by the same parent company each branching channel follows a similar format and resembling content. The content influences youth's dressing, lifestyle, day-to-day interactions, social conduc
The Strictly Come Dancing finale aired last night and Twitter is freaking out

The Strictly Come Dancing finale aired last night and Twitter is freaking out

Entertainment, Film & TV, UK
  Words: Fatima Nasir | Subbing: Joanne Clark Strictly Come Dancing's most anticipated grand finale aired last night and Twitter is in a meltdown. The hashtags '#strictlycomedancing', '#strictly2017' and '#strictly' are trending on Twitter as viewers pour in with their views on the series finale. The dance show has broken its own records, as this year's series is the most popular in the show's 14 year history with an average audience of 11 million. The grand finale finished with a 13.1 million viewership, which is less than the 2010 finale, which had an audience of 14.3 million. Fans were divided on last night's win, with Alexandra Burke being a major favourite, along with Gemma Atkinson. Strictly's 2017 winner Joe McFadden was taking the lead in most online polls and Twitte...
The Don’t Touch Campaign

The Don’t Touch Campaign

Entertainment, Music
Words: Joanne Clark | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith As allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the music industry come to light, I talk to Melissa Svensen, creator of the Don't Touch Campaign. As part of a module on her Multimedia Journalism course, Melissa Svensen was given a brief - "Identify a subject or issue for a piece of campaigning or investigative journalism and produce a series of articles for publication." And so she chose an issue that she was already aware of in the world of music. Melissa is no stranger to the music industry. Gigs are a regular part of her social life, and she writes about music on a successful blog, of which she is editor. Her campaign is centred around an issue that has come to light more and more throughout the past couple of months - sexua...
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