Category Archives: Media consumption

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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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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Viewing habits tied to life stages

Do you ever think about how those growing up watching television are going to be when they grow up? Are they going to look back and appreciate the technology of today? More importantly, how often are they going to be … Continue reading

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MuchMusic wants MuchLessMusic

It’s been awhile since MTV showed music videos because they’ve changed their strateegy to showing reality television or ‘lifestyle’ shows. And now CTV wants to do the same. They want to show less music on their popular channel, MuchMusic. They … Continue reading

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