Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Banksy Carries Torch for Graffiti Against Police at London Olympics

by Erica Sanchez-Vazquez Writing and painting on walls shows some of the oldest, most public forms of expression. Banksy, probably the most popular anonymous graffiti artist today, said that “a wall is a very big weapon. It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Netflix Expands to Latin America and Beyond

by Becky Mezzanotte Netflix is expanding. What started off as a simple concept in the U.S. is now becoming international. And who can blame them? The market for accessing movies and television series instantly isn’t just an American demand. It’s … Continue reading

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The Branding of Rupert Murdoch: Unfit to Wield Media Power

by Rick Rockwell Rupert Murdoch, one of the most powerful men in the world and the leader of the conservative News Corp. may have received his greatest upbraiding last week.  A committee of the U.K.’s House of Commons branded him … Continue reading

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The Leveson Inquiry & the Ever Entertaining Rupert Murdoch

by Rick Rockwell The Columbia Journalism Review has decided that Rupert Murdoch didn’t so much as testify in front of the U.K.’s Leveson Inquiry last week, instead the media mogul put on a smashing performance.  No disagreement here with that … Continue reading

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The Olympics: Rebranding London

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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