A series of academic pieces including: media kit, media release, presentation, blogs, research papers and reports.
Violent Video Games: The Scapegoat for Aggressive Youth
The argumentative stance taken for this debate is that violent video games do not cause aggressive behaviour in youth, but rather, previous dispositions from socialization of the individual, as well as the media’s influence on passive members in Western society shape one’s perception.
Games and Social Panic: Addiction
It is believed that video games are, or have addictive qualities. In researching both sides of the argument, this presentation approaches the argument from a neutral standpoint as there is not enough conclusive scientific research for either position.
The Games, the Audience, and the Performance
A look at studying video games as a performative media through means of focusing on the StarCraft II franchise and the rise of eSports.
Media Release: Lights Shines Bright
A media release on Canadian musician LIGHTS and her debut studio album The Listening.
Media Kit: Sweetness Bakery
Based on a fictional event. Produced media kit elements such as a news release, backgrounder, feature article, key personnel biographies, fact sheet, and other media elements.
The Lazy Empire: 12 Year-Old Programmes “The LazyHusband”
An academic research blog on Ethan Duggan, the creator of the "LazyHusband" app, and his pursuit of knowledge through media production.
Too Much Junk in the Trunk: Food Advertising to Children in Canada
Academic blog with a focus on policy regarding children and television through application of the Broadcast Code for Advertising to Children.
International News Review: The Rescue of the Chilean Miners
Analyzed news framing on the events of the Chilean miners rescue by utilizing three mainstream news sources.
A Case Study on Invisible Children Inc. and their Usage of Social Media
Analyzed social media strategies used by the non-profit organization Invisible Children Inc. Generated suggestions as to how the organization can leverage itself through using social media more effectively.