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Banalité du mal. Bob Ross Lipsum - A happy little lorem ipsum generator. Drake: Rapper, Actor, Meme. Photo In the beginning, Drake’s “Hotline Bling” was a pure child of the Internet.

Drake: Rapper, Actor, Meme

Released in July on his label’s SoundCloud page following a premiere on Apple Music’s OVO Sound Radio, it felt like a casual throwaway, a breezy compatriot to “Charged Up,” his anti-Meek Mill song, which landed at the same time. And yet “Hotline Bling,” a song about romantic disappointment and shortcomings, which moves at a slow shuffle, has become a surprise radio hit and is currently at No. 2 in the country.

This week, though, the Internet decided it wanted “Hotline Bling” back. Late Monday night, Drake released its video, mostly made up of long shots of him dancing in front of a plain background that’s constantly changing colors: mustard, lavender, baby blue, peach, chartreuse. The “Hotline Bling” video is also the moment when Drake fully becomes a meme. No celebrity understands the mechanisms of Internet obsession better than Drake. The “Hotline Bling” video is built exactly for that task. 20 Of The Best Documentary Shorts You Can Watch Online.

Great short documentaries are hard to come by, even more so than narratives, but why? To assemble everything great we find in feature documentaries, into a short duration, without having the level of control found in narratives, makes it an almost impossible achievement. So when documentarians ARE able to pull off such feats, it’s important that they get the recognition they deserve. This list highlights short documentaries that are not only of high standing quality, but are also readily available to view online. Of course some great masterpieces were not able to make this list, but unfortunately there are so few available to watch for free. If I happened to miss one of your favourite short documentaries that are also available for the world to see online, then be my guest and add it to the comments. 20. A black-and-white silent documentary directed and produced in 1895 by the celebrated Louis Lumière. Why it’s essential?

19. 18. 17. 16. 15. Oscar Winner Laura Poitras on How Field of Vision Will Ch. By Paula Bernstein | Indiewire September 10, 2015 at 12:56PM Field of Vision comes from three experts in the non-fiction field.

Oscar Winner Laura Poitras on How Field of Vision Will Ch

It could be a game-changer. The Intercept Laura Poitras, AJ Schnack and Charlotte Cook Yesterday news broke that Oscar-winning "Citizenfour" filmmaker Laura Poitras, former Hot Docs director of programming Charlotte Cook and filmmaker and Cinema Eye co-founder AJ Schnack have teamed up to form a new documentary platform with plans to commission 40-50 short-form documentaries a year.

READ MORE: Indiewire's Ultimate Guide to Documentary Filmmaking Following its festival premiere, the first season of Field of Vision will launch online on September 29 with one film shared per week through November. Indiewire spoke by phone with Poitras and separately with Cook and Schnack to learn more about the new site and what it means for filmmakers.

Publications. Les publications du Centre d'études sur les médias cernent des problématiques d'actualité sur lesquelles elles jettent un regard original.


Écrites dans un style très accessible, les études intéressent autant les chercheurs que ceux qui oeuvrent dans les médias. Pour consulter la table des matières de ces ouvrages, cliquez sur le titre désiré. Pour commander une publication, remplissez le bon de commande ou contactez Daniel Giroux téléphone : (418) 656-3235, télécopieur : (418) 656-7807. Les chercheurs ont mené des entrevues en profondeur auprès de 30 jeunes âgés entre 18 à 25 ans pour mieux comprendre l'utilisation qu'ils font de Facebook pour s'informer. Ils ont notamment relevé et analysé toutes les traces d’activités sur Facebook à des moments précis de la crise étudiante du printemps 2012, évènement qui s’est avéré le plus médiatisé et le plus débattu au Québec ces dernières années.

Philippe Marcotte, La qualité du journalisme vue par ceux qui le pratiquent. Heidi Miller. Why Time Flies. Have you ever noticed how older people keep mentioning that time keeps moving faster and faster? It's because we perceive time relative to the 'absolute' time we can compare it to... When you are 4 weeks old, a week is a quarter of your life. By the end of your first year, a week is just a fiftieth of your life.

By the time you turn 50, a whole year will be a fiftieth of your life. This theory was first put forward by Paul Janet in 1897. Like many things, this will require some patience to get through. But in the end it'll be over faster than you thought or hoped it would be. Albert Einstein said about the perception of time, that 'an hour spent in the company of pretty girls passes more quickly than an hour spent in a dentist chair'. Waiting 24 days for Christmas at age 5 feels like waiting a year at age 54. How I Built an Interactive Timeline in PowerPoint (Free Download!) ARTE and the NFB. Homemad.