Category Archives: Consumption

Getting inside the head of the “enemy”- Marketing Strategies Made Known

In order to really tap into the methods used by marketing agents, I’ve spent a good deal of time researching advertising agencies and marketing corporations. There are many companies who make no effort to hide their intentions; they want kids … Continue reading

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Major Player in the Children’s Media Game

In my short time as a student in the realm of children’s media, I’ve been exposed to some brilliant minds via their research and resources. I have a lot of admiration and respect for these media-awareness educators who have devoted … Continue reading

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Continuing the conversation with resources!

If the documentation from my gallery show has left you wanting to read up on the national movement towards kid’s media-awareness and critical media consumption, look no further! I will be posting updates with my favorite resources and info sites … Continue reading

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Gallery Show- Buy Me That!

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BUY ME THAT! : HBO and Consumer Reports, 1990 “In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the … Continue reading

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Gallery Show- Concerning Collection

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CONCERNING COLLECTION: Collecting is a very intentional type of consumption. It is a hobby for some, and an obsession for others. Is it possible to be too invested in a collection? These collectables were popular in the 1960′s, 70′s, 80′s, … Continue reading

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Gallery Show- Branded at Birth; Featuring Mega Baby in Paradise

BRANDED AT BIRTH; FEATURING MEGA BABY IN PARADISE We are branded as consumers from birth. Companies hope that if they can get you to start using their products as early as day one, you will become incredibly familiar with their … Continue reading

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Gallery Show- Brand New You!

BRAND NEW YOU: Action figures and fashion dolls are marketed to children with an open invitation to “see yourself” in the toy. If all goes according to the marketing plan, young people will identify with the doll in the box, … Continue reading

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