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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 top 5 holiday destinations for December

The top 5 holiday destinations for December

Christmas, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel, World
December is the most tempting month of the year to leave the country in search of much-needed heat. In some ways it might be true that ‘no one does Christmas quite like London’, but there's something special about whisking away to escape the bitter cold. Swapping winter chills and cracked blue lips for sun-kissed skin and sandy toes was never a bad idea. With Christmas fast approaching, we have gathered a small collection of the best holiday destinations for last-minute getaways that will truly give you the travel experience of a lifetime. 1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Average temperature: 28°C Rio prides itself in being gloriously hot during London’s winter season, not to mention its stunning beaches along the coast of the South Atlantic Ocean. Brazilians are known for their infec
‘Frowning Pile of Poop’ emoji sparks outrage

‘Frowning Pile of Poop’ emoji sparks outrage

News, Tech, Tech (news), Technology, UK, World, World
Plans to introduce the new 'Frowning Pile of Poop' emoji have been flushed, after controversy sent typographers spiralling into fierce debate. You might be wondering what all the fuss is about? Well, Unicode Consortium said they felt ‘embarrassed’ by the plans to create a new 'Frowning Pile of Poo' emoji, as an alternative to the original 'Smiling Pile of Poo' popular emoji. Unicode is where people work to create popular emojis that appear on Google, Facebook and Twitter (Yes, this is a real job!) The proposal to implement changes are currently undergoing scrutiny by members of the Emoji Subcommittee. Michael Everson, typographer, responded to the proposal with outrage: "Will we have a CRYING PILE OF POO next? PILE OF POO WITH TONGUE STICKING OUT? PILE OF POO WITH QUESTION MARKS F
TIME’s Person of the Year: ‘the Silence Breakers’

TIME’s Person of the Year: ‘the Silence Breakers’

Breaking News, Featured, Have you heard, Lifestyle, Magazines, Uncategorized, World
The winner of the magazine's 91st Person of the Year award was announced on Wednesday morning. 'The Silence Breakers' are the voices that have spoken out against sexual harassment and contributed to the launch and success of the #MeToo movement. TIME Editor Edward Felsenthal spoke of 'the Silence Breakers' creating 'the fastest moving social change in decades'. He said, 'It began by individual acts of courage by hundreds of women, and some men too.' The magazines cover image features Ashley Judd, one of the first to publicly shame Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein and Taylor Swift, who sued former-DJ David Mueller for grabbing her bottom. Judd and Swift are photographed alongside Isabel Pascual, a strawberry picker from Mexico, Adama Iwu - an American lobbyist, and Susan Fo
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