Shauna Lee Is an international student travelling from Canada to University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. There she is taking her Ph.D. in Museum Studies. Continue reading Students During Covid – 19; Q&A With Shauna Lee
at of choice related to sound quality, aesthetics, and collectability. Some people may purchase music on only one type of format, while others buy both. However, when it comes to the environment, a new set of questions arise. Continue reading CDs or Vinyl? – Sustainable Music Listening
This is a collection of different questions from several assignments to deal with commerce, e-commerce, and economics. Put into an easily digestible form, it is here to help anyone wanting to know more about finances for anything from a study aid to sounding smart at thanksgiving dinner. And of course, since we’re all about the music. While researching about everything to do with money, all I could think of as a college student writing these words is, “I Ain’t Got No Money”. Every university student will understand that sentiment. Thus, why after these did you know on finances and economics, we are following it up with remixes of “No Money” by Galantis. Continue reading The Ironic Truth of Ecommerce Students in E-Commerce Remixes
In spite of the positive aspects of enjoying live artists and gathering with fellow music-lovers, there is a dark side that will undoubtedly cause major issues for the environment once festivals resume. While wrapped up in the fun of an event, people may forget to be mindful of their negative effects on the environment. This is a problem that must be addressed by environmentally-conscious individuals. Continue reading Don’t Be Trashy at Music Festivals
With all of these in mind, let us take a look at the lighter (possibly more comical) look at luxury brands with the following parodies of Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop”. Prepared to laugh in luxury!
Luxury retailers have set themselves apart from their competitors within the industry by having a fantastic product with all the ‘bells and whistles. Social media has impacted luxury marketing as social media has impacted brands of other industries and quality levels. Luxury brands have the same advantages and disadvantages as other brands when they utilize social media. Luxury customers have the same advantages and disadvantages as other customers regardless of the type of product. Continue reading Luxury Retailers on Social Media and The Hilarious Parody Songs That Follow
Modern technology has made listening to music easier than ever before. In 1982, the first CD player was released, followed by the first version of the iPod in 2001. In recent times, it has become a common practice to use smartphones to listen to the radio or a music service, something that 87% of 18 to 29 year olds in the United States were reported as having done in 2016 (Anderson, 2016). Continue reading Music E-Waste
Support for legalization of same-sex marriage has increased in the past decade. In 2007, Americans opposed legalizing same-sex marriage by a margin of 54% to 37%. In 2017, more favored (62%) than opposed (32%) same sex marriage legalization, up from 37% and 54% respectively (Pew Research Center). Continue reading Polyamory; Did you know?
Spotify’s mission is to “unlock the potential of human creativity—by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it” (2020). They have followed their mission statement through their strategic priorities and onto their results. Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 345m users, including 155m subscribers, across 178 markets including Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Lebanon, Russia, Vietnam and so man more (Spotify, 2021). Continue reading Spotify; The Company From the Perspective of a Marketing Student
“At a time when it is most needed, the media, and particularly newspapers, have lost their voice” (Pincus, 2009). Journalists boast their objectivity, fairness and coverage. However, as suggested by Walter Pincus, today’s journalism has become about neutrality instead of equality and can be mended by more substantial political coverage (Pincus, 2009). Continue reading Losing The Journalistic Voice in A Crowd of Voices; The Ideas of Political Coverage in Today’s Press of Walter Pincus and Other Writers
Feature writers first separated themselves from hard-hitting news by writing “human interest stories,” as Wolfe describes them, which were “long and often hideously sentimental accounts of hitherto unknown souls beset by tragedy or unusual hobbies within the sheet’s circulation area… In any case, feature stories gave a man a certain amount of room in which to write.” Continue reading Why I write the way I write; An opinion piece on literary Journalism
Canadians can share what they think, believe, or feel in nearly any form of expression while being subjected to reasonable limits “prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society” (Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 1982). Canadian censorship emphasizes a balance among liberties of individuals as well the society. Censorship is a complex moral issue since it has legitimate arguments on either end. Continue reading Silence or Shouting or Singing: Canadian Censorship as Contrasted by The Moral Philosophies of Kantian And Utilitarian Ethics
In fictional, and not so fictional stereotypes, journalists struggle against censorship throughout the world; the blacked-out documents, silent informants, and gag ordered witnesses. Though, it is no longer constricted to paper or words at all but includes much more. The internet has become the dominant form of media and brings new dynamics to both. Censorship is a way to limit the power, choice, and education of the public ideally for the general good of the public. Internet censorship provides a kind of security, morality and objectivity. Though, freedom of expression promotes individualism, creativity, and constructive criticism. Instead of risking the craft, limited internet censorship can actually improve journalism and it’s attempts to bring information to the people. Continue reading Sharing Is Caring; How Internet Censorship in Canada Affects Journalism