A slender woman relaxes poolside, seemingly posing for a snapshot. But like the designer furniture being advertised, the image has been carefully manufactured.
Despite the pride involved, the expedient of indexing oneself with a three-digit prefix comes with a trade-off: dehumanization.
Have we blurred the lines between news and entertainment such that we no longer make the distinction between journalism and editorial?
Might the magic dust sprinkled by advertisers start to wear off in isolation?
Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond. So says the Diamond Producers Association (DPA). But how rare is a diamond? And how real is its significance?
Who doesn’t enjoy an ice-cold Coke every now and then? Occasional consumption, however, is hardly the outcome desired by big business.