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Subject: media

Who is The Cool Girl? An investigation into Amy Dunne and The Cool Girl Trope

  • Author:
  • Georgia Whitehouse
  • Subjects:
  • "Cool Girl"
  • fantasy
  • femme fatale
  • film
  • film adaptation
  • film noir
  • Gone Girl
  • literary film
  • media
  • misogyny
  • narrative
  • patriarchy
  • perception
  • semiotics
  • television
  • textual analysis
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Film & Television

An Exploration of the Theme of Environmentalism in Disney Pixar Animations, with a Particular Focus on WALL-E (2008)

  • Author:
  • Finn Harry Beckett
  • Subjects:
  • audience
  • climate action
  • climate crisis
  • consumerism
  • Disney Pixar
  • eco-narratives
  • ecology
  • environmentalism
  • film
  • media
  • merchandise
  • WALL-E
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Making a Celebrity: An analysis of the representation of serial killers as celebrities within ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’, and ‘Mindhunter’.

  • Author:
  • Harriet Olivia Richardson
  • Subjects:
  • celebrity
  • Crime
  • film
  • mass media
  • media
  • sensationalism
  • serial killer
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

An Analysis of American Exceptionalism within Iron Man (Favreau, 2008) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

  • Author:
  • Jacob O’Dell
  • Subjects:
  • America
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  • cinema
  • exceptionalism
  • heroism
  • Iron Man
  • Marvel
  • mass media
  • media
  • mythology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Has new media affected the way in which the general public engages with politics in the UK?

  • Author:
  • Andrew Charles Bransgrove Knight
  • Subjects:
  • entertainment
  • information
  • mass media
  • media
  • new media
  • politics
  • public discourse
  • social media
  • socio-politics
  • sociocultural impact
  • technology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Media Production

Connections between Public Attitudes Towards Migration and Electoral Results: Examining Elections in the United Kingdom between 2005 and 2019

  • Author:
  • Noah Adams
  • Subjects:
  • anti-establishment
  • anti-migration
  • elections
  • geography
  • media
  • migration
  • politics
  • public discourse
  • referendums
  • rhetoric
  • Twenty-First Century
  • United Kingdom
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Geography

‘Othering Blackness’: An Analysis into the role of Illustration and the media in reflecting racist ideologies and fomenting the racial liberalisation of America

  • Author:
  • Verity Rose Taylor
  • Subjects:
  • discrimination
  • Illustration
  • media
  • racism
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Illustration

The Fastest Men on No Legs: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Online Sports Media Representations of Oscar Pistorius and Blake Leeper

  • Author:
  • Charlotte Lenton
  • Subjects:
  • Disability
  • gender
  • masculinity
  • media
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2020
  • Award:
  • MA Gender Studies

The relationship between journalistic coverage and rape myth acceptance (RMA); assessing the Ched Evans case

  • Author:
  • Rebecca Lancashire
  • Subjects:
  • journalism
  • law
  • media
  • psychology
  • rape
  • rape culture
  • tabloid press
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2017
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Journalism