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Media representations of age, social class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability

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Stanley Donwood, Radiohead and the power of musical artwork - The Conversation AU

Stanley Donwood, Radiohead and the power of musical artwork - The Conversation AU | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Stanley Donwood has been designing Radiohead's artwork since 1994. Ahead of his retrospective at Sydney's Carriageworks this month, we consider the role of art in creating a band's visual identity.
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'Mad Men' Fashion? Let's Move On - New York Times

'Mad Men' Fashion? Let's Move On - New York Times | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
With the end of the AMC series, perhaps fashion designers will now take us into the future, not the past.
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Hollywood Racism: Five Reminders from History and the Recent Past

Hollywood Racism: Five Reminders from History and the Recent Past | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Written by Rachael Johnson.
It likes to think of itself as a progressive, meritocratic industry, but I don’t think any thoughtful person would dispute the fact that Hollywood remains a racist cultural institution.
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Black Widow, Scarce Resources And High-Stakes Stories - NPR

Black Widow, Scarce Resources And High-Stakes Stories - NPR | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
While there are certainly issues with the Black Widow story in the new Avengers film, we don't just need to get to exactly the right one female Avenger. We need more than one female Avenger.
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Lady Gaga's Little Monsters Join 'Body Revolution' (PICTURES)

Lady Gaga's Little Monsters Join 'Body Revolution' (PICTURES) | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
She silenced critics of her recent weight gain by posing in her underwear and now Lady Gaga’s legion of “little monsters” have followed suit by joining her “body revolution&rdq
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Stallone and Schwarzenegger: how their action heroes differ - Den Of Geek

Stallone and Schwarzenegger: how their action heroes differ - Den Of Geek | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
What sets Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone's action heroes apart from one another?
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Mad men mad at Mad Max for having mad women

Mad men mad at Mad Max for having mad women | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Mad Max: Fury Road has earned near-uniformly rave reviews for being the sort of action movie that leaves other action movies wanting, creating a savage beauty from its cyber-circus freaks and their desert smash-’em-ups, and generally being a hell...
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Mad Men Is About People Working in an Office. Black Mirror Is About Advertising

Mad Men Is About People Working in an Office. Black Mirror Is About Advertising | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
To many, Mad Men is a show about advertising, but to those in the advertising business, we know it is really a period piece drama set in an agency. We know that it bears only a passing resemblance to what marketing is like in 2015.
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▶ Troy Carter discusses Lady Gaga and social media - YouTube

Share your videos with friends, family, and the world
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If CDs cost £8 where does the money go? - BBC News

If CDs cost £8 where does the money go? - BBC News | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Despite digital’s complete dominance of the singles market, most albums are still bought on CD. The average cost is £8 but where does the money go?
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Mad Max: Fury Road is the Feminist Action Film we Need - Miss Millennia Magazine

Mad Max: Fury Road is the Feminist Action Film we Need - Miss Millennia Magazine | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
How Mad Max: Fury Road reimagines and complicates the portrayal of relationships, sexual trauma, and gender in contemporary cinema.

Via Jasmine Watts
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Sam Neill on Peaky Blinders: 'We can all identify with working-class crims'

Sam Neill on Peaky Blinders: 'We can all identify with working-class crims' | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
What attracted Sam Neill, an actor frequently in Hollywood blockbusters, to a period drama set in Birmingham? The Peaky Blinders star talks to Craig McLean
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“I Want to Name My Daughter Furiosa”: The Feminist Joys of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road
 
This review contains some minor spoilers for Mad Max: Fury Road.
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Interview: Matthew Weiner Takes on an Era, the Ad Industry and TV

Interview: Matthew Weiner Takes on an Era, the Ad Industry and TV | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
matthew weiner talks to ad age about creating mad men and the industry in which it's set.
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Tommy Lee Jones – ‘Women are objectified and trivialised because of their gender’

Tommy Lee Jones – ‘Women are objectified and trivialised because of their gender’ | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
The famously prickly actor-director talks about his feminist western The Homesman, ‘malevolent’ Putin and his Savile Row tailor
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Revolutionary Road: George Miller’s Subversive ‘Mad Max’ Saves Action Cinema

Revolutionary Road: George Miller’s Subversive ‘Mad Max’ Saves Action Cinema | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Yes, the film passes the Bechdel Test. But to see the film’s triumph as being solely that it contains female characters who talk to each other is to grossly underestimate its revolutionary nature.
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Mad Max is ‘too feminist’ for crybaby men's rights activists

Mad Max is ‘too feminist’ for crybaby men's rights activists | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
So we came up with a few more pro-women sequels for George Miller's sci-fi action franchise
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Top 10 Insane Mad Men Moments

These scenes made us drop our Old Fashioneds because they were so unbelievable! Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the Top ...
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Feminist Writers on the 'Mad Men' Moments That Made Them Cheer and Broke Their Hearts

Feminist Writers on the 'Mad Men' Moments That Made Them Cheer and Broke Their Hearts | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Whether or not it was a "feminist show," Mad Men broke ground by zooming in on the experiences of women, specifically experiences related to misogyny. From office hostility to restrictive roles in ...
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Mad Max: Fury Road is 'duping men' into watching 'feminist propaganda' apparently

Mad Max: Fury Road is 'duping men' into watching 'feminist propaganda' apparently | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Men’s Rights Activists have called for a boycott of Mad Max: Fury Road, describing it as “feminist propaganda” and bemoaning liberal Hollywood’s attempt to undermine traditional masculinity.
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The Male Gaze vs. The Female Gaze

The Male Gaze vs. The Female Gaze | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
A lot has been said over Dodai Stewart's article regarding the rise of the Beefcake and the increasing pressure placed on actors to increase their muscle mass and definition in order to land choice roles in film and on television. Comparisons to the male gaze, and the unrealistic standards of beauty women in the media (and beyond) have been held to for decades, have been made.
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How Much Does A Band Earn From Each Music Platform? Uniform Notion Shares The Numbers - hypebot

How Much Does A Band Earn From Each Music Platform? Uniform Notion Shares The Numbers - hypebot | A2 Media Studies | Scoop.it
Like most indie and d.i.y. artists, Uniform Motion relies primarily on digital sales and streaming to earn income from their recorded music. Without the benefit of profits from brick and mortar retail, as Uniform Motion released a new recording, they decided to research and share with their fans what each...
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