To say that we live in interesting times would be an understatement. One of the most interesting issues is the idea of celebrity and its pervasive and increasing influence on our society.
As Film, Television, the Internet and now Social Media have grown so has the concept of celebrity and fame. The mediums and platforms for disseminating information have had a profound effect on the creation of celebrity. It used to be that fame came from newspaper headlines. Our most famous people used to be sports and war heroes as well as captains of industry and infamous criminals, world leaders and scholars. READ MORE