Recently, two scenarios about the future were made by my nearest and dearest and I couldn't help but think how incorrect these backdated ideas were. Scenario 1: When discussing my future career, a family member made an argument for why I should be invested in a company such as Google or Facebook. Why? Because I … Continue reading #2: Man
As I come to the end of my four years of college, I find myself in quite a reflective mood. Each day is a melancholy trip down memory lane as I prepare to move out of my college home of Dundalk. As I am a sentimentalist, I wish to have as many records of my … Continue reading Waiting for Rabbits #1 – Bertha Mason and the Married Roommate
Bus Éireann services return to normal after strike -vs.- Bus Eireann get back on the road This comparative study looks at Irish commercial broadcasters, TV3, and public service broadcasters, RTÉ, and their news reports on April 13th, 2017. Both news report focus on the end of the Bus Eireann bus strikes after 21 days. This … Continue reading Comparative Essay: Bus Eireann Strikes have ended
The full text of my thesis is now available online: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316841683_Has_the_Shift_from_Appointment_Television_to_Binge_Watching_Influenced_Audience's_Motivations_and_Behavioural_Habits Abstract The shift from appointment television to binge watching is a direct response to the development of new technologies and services. To understand what effect this has had on audiences, this study investigates how audiences engage with television today and how their viewing … Continue reading Has the Shift from Appointment Television to Binge Watching Influenced Audience’s Motivations and Behavioural Habits?
There are two types of people I don’t trust in this world, weather forecasters and critics. The latter proved true as I finished Netflix's newest original Girlboss after having read slating reviews. In a - successful - effort to avoid working on my thesis, I watched all 13 episode of Girlboss in 24 hours and … Continue reading In Defence of Girlboss
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meVcWmRFtXo&feature=youtu.be Charlotte, a five part story of one woman's journey through the french revolution. Script and Soundtrack produced by me, Kevin Carolan Charlotte was exhibited in the Fís exhibition (2016) in Dundalk Institute of Technology.
(Figure 1.1 Hunky Dory Advertisement 2010) For the purposes of a semiotic analysis of a print advertisement, I have chosen this Hunky Dory advertisement from 2010 (Fig 1.1). This image, as well as many others in the campaign, faced much criticism for its depiction of women in sport. A second campaign appeared a year later but with … Continue reading CA2 – Semiotic Print Advertisement Analysis