Critical Approaches to Culture + Communications

A Weblog by Ron Burnett (Founded in 1994 and now celebrating 23 Years!!)

This site began as one of the first academic sites in Canada when the World Wide Web was in its early phase of development. I have maintained it through many iterations since 1994.


The average length of a film shot in the 1940's was 26 seconds and today the average length is 6 seconds. The move to short bursts of expression mirrors social media in form and sometimes aesthetically.