Give me the skinny: how to read a fashion image – Eva Wiseman

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Hollow laughter from me, at this in the Guardian:

More and more, I think one of the most important subjects for children at school is media studies. Yes, I hear pisses being taken. The words “media studies”, when I did my A-Levels, anyway, were always accompanied by a little sideways snort. But where else are you taught to read an image? Where else will we learn that adverts are built up from dust, created to make you feel feelings that will quietly lead you to their online shop?

Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/jun/14/how-to-read-an-image-eva-wiseman?CMP=twt_gu&CMP=twt_gu

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