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Coke Super Bowl ad 'racist'

Coke Super Bowl ad 'racist' | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
Arab-American groups say a Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad is racist and want the beverage giant to change it before it airs on Sunday to an expected audience of 100 million US viewers.
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I can feel a WT 2 coming on..... For HL students.

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Britain First picture: Photographer 'horrified' after first Afghan policewoman killed by Taliban used for 'ban the burka' campaign

Britain First picture: Photographer 'horrified' after first Afghan policewoman killed by Taliban used for 'ban the burka' campaign | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
A photographer has described her horror after being alerted to a picture she said she took of Afghanistan’s first female police officer being used to promote banning the burka by Britain First.
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#MyJihad is to not let others dictate what Muslims are by Monique Parsons - Common Ground News Service

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Language can be so powerful, make sure you know what your words mean! What other words have been reclaimed by particular groups in society?

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Coke Super Bowl ad 'racist'

Coke Super Bowl ad 'racist' | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
Arab-American groups say a Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad is racist and want the beverage giant to change it before it airs on Sunday to an expected audience of 100 million US viewers.
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I can feel a WT 2 coming on..... For HL students.

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1984, Chapter Four- Critical Position Analysis | Bank IB Lang/lit SL Y1

Mass communication is an important aspect in controlling the general thinking of the citizens and can be achieved through several methods such as false media, exaggerated propaganda, or even biased advertising.
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Language of Persuasion in Media Written Task 1

Language of Persuasion in Media Written Task 1 | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
During 1910 to 1945, Japan was the colonial ruler of Korea. While Korea gained its independence at the end of World War II and has now established a diplomatic relationship with Japan, history stil...
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What circumspection! What delicacy of conscience!: popular media, power & representation

What circumspection! What delicacy of conscience!: popular media, power & representation | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it

Written Task 2 Ideas for Mass Communication

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UK anger over violent Ikea gnomes ads

UK anger over violent Ikea gnomes ads | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
An Ikea TV commercial showing increasingly violent methods to destroy pesky garden gnomes has resulted in a barrage of complaints in the UK.
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FOA or WT2 anyone? HAve a look Year 12...

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Through Ad Campaign, Muslim Activists Want To Redefine 'Jihad' : NPR

Through Ad Campaign, Muslim Activists Want To Redefine 'Jihad' : NPR | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
Ads featuring the word and what it means to Muslims began running this week in Washington, D.C. CAIR-Chicago said the term was "misunderstood" and they wanted to correct the record.
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More interesting advertising aimed at changing perception.

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Super Bowl 2013 Commercials Preview: Watch 5 Can't-Miss Ads

Super Bowl 2013 Commercials Preview: Watch 5 Can't-Miss Ads | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
Babies! Boobs! Bad accents! Watch five of this year's most highly anticipated Super Bowl ads. Happy Super Bowl Eve! The big game is almost here, which means it's almost time to pretend you undertan...
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So, who are these ads aimed at and how do they play with the genre?

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The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 21 – Girly Edition

The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 21 – Girly Edition | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
You will watch The Simpsons Season 9 Episode 21 – Girly Edition online for free episodes with high quality.

 

What should'the news' be? What is the message of 'Girly edition'.

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Small but Feisty, The Week Grows as Other Magazines Lag

Small but Feisty, The Week Grows as Other Magazines Lag | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it

Background on The Week, source of the article on opinions re Christopher Stevens death.

 

The Week, with its bite-size articles, the full arc of opinion and a skinny format is growing where other newsweeklies are lagging.

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HL1 Lang. Lit. News article Written Task 1

Ranting on Science News: Higgs boson in the News July 4th was a day of major news explosion about the “discovery” the Higgs boson. I am quite disappointed in how some newspapers overreacted and eve...
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Lateline - 20/09/2012: French cartoons spark new riots

Lateline - 20/09/2012: French cartoons spark new riots | IBLangLitAToMass Communication | Scoop.it
The publication of a cartoon mocking Mohammed by a French magazine has sparked another round of riots in Afghanistan and Pakistan...
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