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Category: World

Reality TV Leads; UK and Asia

Entertainment, Film & TV, World
Words: Fatima Nasir The most popular celebrity reality TV show in Britain and Asia, I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here and Bigg Boss are both the most talked about in their target audience this month. The finale of I'm a Celebrity 2017 aired earlier this month whereas the Bigg Boss Season 11 finale is a few weeks away. I'm a celebrity 2017, is officially over and it was a 'huge huge success'. This year's series became the most watched on ITV with an average viewership percentage of 46% for the channel. The show scored the highest audience of 11.2M compared to X Factor averaging around 5 Million. With Aamir khan, a British-born Pakistani ex-boxer in the jungle the show is a favourite in Asian households. Amir Khan made it to the semi-finals only to be eliminated. Asian media
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
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