Igor Ljubovcevski likely landed his dream job when he became a cameraman for Alsat-M, the newest television station in Macedonia. As part of the news team he would help shape the news seen by thousands of his fellow citizens. The special thing about Alsat-M is that it offers bilingual reporting, in Macedonian and Albanian, which reaches most of the ethnically-divided population of the country. The station provides a unique opportunity to bring a struggling nation closer together, with a level of tolerance and understanding not often associated with Eastern Europe.
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and learn in the program? Check out this video to learn more about the Bachelor of Arts Major in Digital Media Studies at Vancouver Island University, or check out our new FAQ, and if you have more questions email the Chair of Media Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is popular culture? If you grew up trading Pokémon cards, watching The Simpsons, reading Twilight, or skateboarding, the answer to this question might seem obvious. You could point at a skate park or a television or bring us posters peeled off your bedroom walls. How do you feel about pop culture? Is it trash or something more? How does it connect to other aspects of your life—like your relationships or your job? Does it really affect how you see the world or yourself?