Appropriating Appropriately

Cultural appropriation is defined as the unacknowledged or inappropriate adoption of culture, which is vastly different from cultural appreciation however i do think there is potential for cultural appreciation to be hidden within content that may be ultimately defined as ‘appropriation’ based on sources or method of use. Recently I read an opinion piece by … Continue reading Appropriating Appropriately

Turning Hybridization Inside Out

“I acknowledge that global culture has had a homogenizing effect on local values but recognizes the role of local reception in shaping the communication process, where global culture is understood as a peculiar form of capital only able to rule through local capitals.” (Hall, 1991).   Inside out is one of the many Disney animations … Continue reading Turning Hybridization Inside Out

The Talent Of ‘Got Talent’

“The strongest TV formats are created with the potential to travel across seasons, territories, and platforms. Each format becomes a brand in its own right. It can evolve and adapt to the nuances of the local market, but it has the same identifiable structure and values at its core.” (Glynne, 2018).   The 'Got Talent' … Continue reading The Talent Of ‘Got Talent’