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Iconography of the US

One icon that originated in the United States that has now been imposed on other cultures is the McDonald’s Golden Arches.  In America the Golden Arches became popular through McDonalds’ branding efforts.  The arches were actually developed to be part … Continue reading

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Brain/Pharma Ads

After viewing “The Secret Life of the Brain,” I feel that I will, at some point, make more of an effort to improve memory function by keeping my brain active.  Word puzzles/games are supposed to be very good at keeping … Continue reading

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Pastiche

A well known example of pastiche in the film industry would be the original Scary Movie (as well as the whole series).  The movie primarily plays off of the plotline to the popular film, Scream, but incorporates other more recent … Continue reading

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Culture Jamming

Original Ad                                                              Rough sketch of new ad copy                             To provide an example of culture jamming I turned to AT&T for a print advertisement.  I do not believe that the advertisement that I found is their current slogan, but it … Continue reading

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Media Tracking

I tracked my media consumption on Wednesday 3/28 and Thursday 3/29.  In an attempt to create a more visual display of my media consumption, I chose to color code my Excel tracking sheet by the media used for the longest … Continue reading

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Flag Raising at Iwo Jima

By: Joe Rosenthal February 23, 1945  

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Creative Commons

The Creative Commons project takes a new approach to giving the owner rights to his/her material while still allowing other users to utilize and share the information.  The general idea of “all rights reserved” is that the owner holds the … Continue reading

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