AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Peter Bradshaw

Friday, March 16th, 2012

#Kony2012 and British media

To British eyes the polished, high-gloss viral campaign of Invisible Children's 26 minute video--with its high-end production, fast paced edits and expensive motion graphics--clearly favors the grabby style of American political campaign imagery, a style that is increasingly adopted in the British party political broadcasts too. It's an immersive, yet distinctly oppressive style of polemic film making....