Posts Tagged ‘ CNN ’

How Big Businesses Use Emotional Power Of Logos

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Golden arches. Swoosh. Mouse ears. You know what they mean. Some logos are so powerful that they don’t need to spell out their names, or that they transcend cultural borders. How can these simple, trivial little artworks inspire global familiarity with so many of them having become iconic? Because they’re not trivial or simple.

Iconic logos are masters of subtleties and understatements. In the infographic, we learn that logos carry sublime colour meanings. Do you ever wonder why some logos are bright yellow and some red? Why luxury brands are usually black, white, or brown, while corporate logos are blue? Continue reading

Campaign For Piers Morgan To Be Deported From The US

pmPiers Morgan is used to making enemies, I’m sure… but I bet he never thought he’d have thousands of people campaigning to have him kicked out of a country.

Morgan, who hosts a show on CNN, made some rather stand out comments regarding America’s gun control laws, following the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook in Connecticut. He has claimed that the laws need to be changed and tightened significantly, and that citizens shouldn’t be allowed access to assault rifles. He interviewed the Executive Director of ‘Gun Owners of America’, Larry Pratt, and at one point during the interview, said to him “You’re an unbelievably stupid man, aren’t you?” He added Pratt was “Espousing nonsense” when he argued that the best way to combat this kind of crime was to have more guns.

After this, a petition was quickly started up to have Morgan removed from America, where he currently resides with his family. There are over one hundred thousand signatures so far – greatly smashing through the required 25,000 needed to force the White House to acknowledge and review the petition. The petition claims that Morgan is “attacking the Second Amendment”.

Most recently, a video sprung up on various social media platforms of a rather agitated Alex Jones on the CNN show. Morgan brought Jones in as he was one of the more prominant people behind the petition. In this interview, Jones engages in an extremely heated debate, during which he refuses to answer Morgan’s question about the difference in gun related deaths in the United Kingdom in comparison to the States. He responds with several nonsensical statements such as “chimpanzees dancing”, and the debate quickly descends into a wild rant. Jones states, “Hitler took the guns! Stalin took the guns! Mao took the guns! Fidel Castro took the guns! Hugo Chavez took the guns!”, before shouting “1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms!” and added that “we will not relinquish them … the republic will rise again if you try to take our guns!”

The video has been the subject of heated discussion on both sides. There was some support for Jones, while a lot of viewers also commented that Jones was unhinged, and possibly the reason America should not be allowed to have guns at all. Most recently, Jones came to media attention for claiming that the fatal gang rape of a 23 year old student in India could have been prevented, if she had a gun to defend herself.

You can view the video below…