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…

Top 5 things to do over the summer

When you've finished University, sixth form or school for the summer, it can be a really strange situation - you're used to having a strong routine and being busy pretty much all of the time. And now you have so much free time, and while it's tempting to do completely nothing - if you're anything…

It’s only crazy when you do it.

Serena Williams is undoubtedly a power house, and an incredible woman, and this advertisement for Nike just adds to my respect for her. As a sportswoman, she has had her fair share of stigma in the past over her passion for tennis - being called dramatic, crazy and hysterical. In this ad she calls out…