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An Expansive Narrative of Public Relations
Civilisation / Communication / Genesis of Civilisation / Media / Public Relations

An Expansive Narrative of Public Relations

A Transformed Industry Adapting to the New World Communication Theory, first recognised by Aristotle’s ‘Model of Communication’ in 300BC, can be defined as the study of human communication, the analysis of interpersonal skills and the understanding of brain function. We can refer to this as the “collective wisdom of all single thoughts” that has been … Continue reading

The Unwritten Privileges in Children’s Education
Education / Equal Rights / OECD / Oppression / Social Class

The Unwritten Privileges in Children’s Education

The Unwritten Privileges in Children’s Education Peggy McIntosh’s article ‘Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack’ is a self-reflective piece which examines the privilege she holds as a white woman- examining many other privileges we have in society, be it white skin privilege, being able bodied, heterosexual, male, middle class or your ethnicity. As I began to think … Continue reading

The War on Terror & The Fight against Fear
Counterterrorism / Global Order / Islamic Fundamentalism / Islamophobia, Middle East / Media / News Framing / Terrorism / The War on Terror / The West / World Crises

The War on Terror & The Fight against Fear

‘The War on Terror’ and ‘The Fight against Fear’  Taking Walter Lippmann’s phrase “the pictures in people’s minds” brings additional insight into the influence of mass media on its audience. The core idea of his theory is relevant today as it explains how the elements prominent in the media’s picture become prominent in the audience’s … Continue reading

The Iraq War & The Influence of the Media
Crisis of Civilisation / Economy / Education / Fear-driven Political Propaganda / Global Order / Human Biases / Iraq / Journalism / Media / Neoliberalism / Politics / Understanding Society / United States / War

The Iraq War & The Influence of the Media

MEDIA – PROPAGANDA – WAR Since the 1950s both media and military have changed exponentially. The discovery of instantaneous broadcasting across the globe with the introduction of the 24/hour news-cycle, commenters now have more platforms than ever before to communicate from. The arrival of new media players such as the famous Al Jazeera, will be … Continue reading

Understanding Emotional Intelligence
Education / Emotional Intelligence / Emotional Regulation / mental health / Stress Management

Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence A crucial and empowering self-taught skill which can help manage and control stress and other emotions A short animation breaking down the concepts of emotional intelligence and how it’s an integral part of thinking and decision making: CLICK HERE We are inevitably living in a global societal structure filled chaos and uncertainty. A … Continue reading

The Global Order ‘Power Shift’ Post WWII: The Era of FTA’s
America / Economics / European Union / Global Order / GlobalIssue / International Trade / United States / UnitedNations

The Global Order ‘Power Shift’ Post WWII: The Era of FTA’s

The Global Order ‘Power Shift’: FTA Era Case Study: Fracking Free Ireland’s AGAINST TTIP The discussions for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), have been on- going between the United States and the EU since 2013. The proposal became motionless when the 2016 United States presidential election saw President Donald Trump head of state … Continue reading