The Public Sphere: An 18th Century Rock Concert

The ‘Public Sphere’ was a term originally created by German philosopher Jürgen Habermas in his book ‘The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere’ in 1962, describing it as a place to get the news and debates and that it shared similarities with an 18th century coffee house. This coffee house has, however, thanks to social … Continue reading The Public Sphere: An 18th Century Rock Concert


Sex Sells…and so does Sexism

Look around you. Whether you realize it or not, you have just seen dozens of signs that shape our meaning of the world every day. This is what is known as semiotics. Semiotics is the science behind images and signs that give people meaning from which they can form ideas. People can even form differing … Continue reading Sex Sells…and so does Sexism