Mass Media & Culture is a student-run association at Bocconi University, founded with the intention to create a platform to discuss how our changing society is impacting the way we experience art, society and culture.

Our dedicated team of students produces articles, columns, editorials, graphics and interactive content to foster conversation on society, politics, media, arts, and more.

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    by Aini Yeskhozhina What is “the third space”?It’s the term first introduced by Ray Oldenburg in his book “The Great Good Place” in the late ’80s. The definition of the third place is a commonly occupied place, besides home (the first place) and work (the second place), that serves as a means of socializing and […]

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    by Beatrice Braciamore To the artists, While I am aware that the title might be melodramatic, I hope after reading a few lines of this personal take on love and art it will cease to seem as tragic. With this article, I wish nothing more but to pose some questions about the role art holds in […]

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    by Maria Francesca Ficarra Some specters wander around the publishing industry, hidden in the shadows. To us, they’re almost invisible, but we often read their works, and they represent one of the most efficient and profitable sectors of the book market: we are talking about ghostwriters. Who are those mysterious and controversial figures? A ghostwriter […]

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    she spends most of her time in front of the mirror and behind the screen.the mirror shows her glimpses of old photos of her mother and eyes that have only yet caught a glimpse of the world.the screen shows her tiktok and botox and pounds lost and photoshopinstagram face and small waists.“why do i have […]

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    by Anna Dalaidi The 20th century society was complex and full of controversies: dynamic and stagnant, rebellious but still deeply obsolete, rampant while on the verge of collapsing. During the first decades of the 1900s, the so-called artistic avant-garde depicted the tense climate of uncertainty and unstoppable change by breaking the traditional rules of academicism, […]

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