The semiotics of learning about Public Relations early

I had a complete flashback to my Media A Level yesterday when I had a lecture on textual analysis. I don't think I've ever been so happy to see Roland Barthes be mentioned and immediately think about my old media teacher, who first introduced me to the world of media. I never thought about how…

Gillette – A call to end Toxic Masculinity?

Since the Gillette Ad debuted, there have been an outpouring of praise and criticism directed towards the brand. While some people have been commending the brand for speaking out about a gendered issue, others have threatened to boycott the brand - calling the advertisement hypocritical. The advert itself shows a collection of scenarios with men…