YouTube, Digital Work, and the Future of Art

Media giants are utilising trackers, targeted advertising and personal information in combination with sophisticated algorithms for the purposes of generating more user-friendly content. But this severing of the link between human input and cultural output could have a profound impacta on societal values.

How Reality Television Crushed Labour

Reality television has exploded over the past two decades. Since the 1990s, these shows have grown in popularity both for audiences and for television networks. But the story of reality television's inception, as well as representations within the genre, is one of the weakening of labour and the increasingly exploitative employment.

iColonialism: Travel Blogging and Cultural Wallpaper

Adventure-style travel blogging tourism has innovated new ways to objectify and commodify populations from developing countries. This is a new, more aesthetic kind of colonialism, which retains the same power dynamic that earlier colonisers established.

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How Reality Television Crushed Labour

Reality television has exploded over the past two decades. Since the 1990s, these shows have grown in popularity both for audiences and for television networks. But the story of reality television's inception, as well as representations within the genre, is one of the weakening of labour and the increasingly exploitative employment.
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