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About sunnyvisa

I'm a student at Ottawa U, studying in Communications. I was born in Quebec City to a French Canadian and Italian family. I lived 9 years in the Netherlands and then moved to Ottawa. I love to travel, spend time with my family, and have fun with friends. You can always see me with a smile on my face :)

Music videos setting a new standard of art

Music videos have always been a promotional tool to enhance the artist. But these days we are seeing more and more iconic videos by singers who have made artistic expression their staple. Michael Fitzer explains the changing world of music … Continue reading

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The on-going distortion of image by media

I was watching ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ the other day and they were doing makeovers. Now, makeovers on talk shows have been a regular thing so that was nothing new. What was new was that when the woman came … Continue reading

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Fast-food chains still under attack for marketing to kids

For a couple years now, marketers in the fast-food industry have been strictly patrolled over what they seel to children. They’ve been told to change their menus to include healthier options and also have been told to only advertise the … Continue reading

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Newspapers to be gone by 2020

With new media taking a bigger place in our lives than old media, it was bound to happen that newspapers would start to disappear.With the economic recession, jobs are getting cut and money is not being made. The only choice … Continue reading

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Reasons for using Internet differ by gender

It’s obvious that we know more people are using the internet than 20 years ago. But who has been surfing more? And what are the differences between what they surf for? Jennifer Leclaire sums up the Pew Internet & American … Continue reading

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Growing up on YouTube

With YouTube’s spike in popularity, more people are creating amateur films and uploading them on to sites like this. But people are not only filming themselves but they are filming their children, their families, their environment, even their pets. There … Continue reading

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The social media trend

There is no denying that social media  has enveloped the business world into it. It is increasingly being used to increase brand awareness and in some cases revenue for certain companies. Sites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are changing the way … Continue reading

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