Celia Lury’s book, Consumer Culture, explores the concept of cultural intermediaries throughout the text as someone that can act as a translator from cultural industries to consumers who would be skilled at interpreting popular culture and consumer culture (Lury). The “Old Spice Guy”, Isaiah Mustafa became a cultural intermediary and icon almost immediately after the airing of the campaign. Aside from telling consumers how cool Old Spice made him, and could make them, he became the catalyst for the brand’s online presence.
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For example, 23.1% of UCU respondents (and 14.1% of EU respondents) reported being bullied on account of their academic views, 26.6% of UCU respondents reported being subjected to psychological pressure (EU = 15.7%), while 35.5% of the UCU cohort admitted to self censorship, for fear of negative repercussions, such as loss of privileges, demotion, physical harm (EU = 19.1%). Some of this abuse may be attributable to a lack of knowledge of academic freedom rights among staff only 41.7% of the UCU cohort claimed to have an adequate working knowledge of academic freedom (EU = 49.2), while less than half that proportion (20.6%) knew about the 1988 Education Reform Act, which supposedly protects academic freedom in the UK. Not surprisingly, 81.6% of UCU respondents said they would welcome additional information on the concept of academic freedom and its rights and responsibilities.
Until earlier this year, Lorene Berry made $11.85 an hour working at a Chicago Walmart as a price verifier responsible for updating price tags throughout the store. But in February, she was told the store was doing away with the position. She was reassigned to the shoe department, where her pay was cut by 5 percent to $11.26 an hour..
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