Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

Cicada 3301: An Internet Mystery

On the 4th of January, 2012, a user on 4chan posted this imageto the site’s infamous /b/ or random board.The anonymous author, who went by the four-digit pseudonym 3301, challenged users to uncovera message hidden within the image.Unbeknownst to those who stumbled across it, someone...

Why We Don’t Hear About Journey’s Steve Perry Anymore

Why We Don’t Hear About Journey’s Steve Perry Anymore

You can’t think of the classic rock band Journey without humming that karaoke staple“Don’t Stop Believin’”…“Don’t Stop.Belevin’.Hold on to that feeling.”…or other hits like “Separate Ways” and the slow dance song favorite “Open Arms.”And thanks to “Don’t Stop Believin’” being used on Glee…“Just a small...

4.1 – introduction and key issues

Hello, my name’s Rosalind Gill,and I am Professor of Social and Cultural Analysisat City University,part of the University of London.I’ve been researching gender and the media for 30 years now,looking at journalism and at the creativeand media industries more generally.In this module, we are going...