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Heroes created by the media

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-real-meaning-of-the-word-hero/ SCRIPT of VIDEO : In the TV News biz – we ruin a lot of words. We find a word we like and we use it and misuse it – over and over – until just about all its impact is ground out. One word that’s become nearly meaningless in recent years is this … Continuer la lecture »

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Heroes ? Mothers’ viewpoints

CE. A poem by Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967), a famous English poet, writer and soldier who served during WWI. THE HERO ‘Jack fell as he’d have wished,’ the mother said, And folded up the letter that she’d read. ‘The Colonel writes so nicely.’ Something broke In the tired voice that quivered to a choke. She half … Continuer la lecture »

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Nelson Mandela’s Life Story

Learning about Nelson Mandela’s early life will help you understand how he could come to power.

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Education vs Profit

Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture »

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The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind …

Have you found all the movies referred to in this parody ?

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Store Wars or the Organic Rebellion

A delicious parody that you’ll never forget … but you need to be a Star Wars’ fan to understand it to the full !

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The Secret of Happiness

Listen to these stars explaining why Fame is not the Secret of Happiness and what is, according to them … (the following video is an edited shorter version of a YouTube video)   The Secret Of Happiness_Think for Yourself Mvt   You can also read this article from The Independent, to see how fame can … Continuer la lecture »

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Advertising : fighting stereotypes or using them to sell ?

   

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What is Fame?

Listen to these young actors, playing in the film Dunkirk. They tell us about fame and how they want to make the difference between their public and private lives : Stars_on_Fame Read this article from The Independent, to see how fame can also be very harmful, especially to young people:

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The Positive and Negative sides of Media Power

The Media can be used as a positive tool to communicate and educate as suggested in this News Report from ABC But they can also cause much grief as suggested in that one

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