A Sample of My Journalism / Creative Writing Portfolio

Post date: Nov 11, 2016 4:02:07 PM

(some archived as blog host shut down)

1. An investigation of whether Beyonce's song 'Single Ladies' was written as propaganda for the diamond industry. See http://web.archive.org/web/20110831203003/http://ukhhreviews.posterous.com/meme-warfare-by-chris-byrne

2. An investigation of the conflicted hip hop marketing man and social campaigner Russell Simmons (former head of Def Jam Records): http://www.leftlion.co.uk/articles.cfm/title/the-ceo-of-hiphop/id/814#.UYzV0bWyAtU

3. An investigation of the origin of Run DMC's song 'My Adidas': http://web.archive.org/web/20110831202639/http://ukhhreviews.posterous.com/moral-panic-marketing-by-chris-byrne

4. An investigation of subliminal brand placement in the music of P Diddy & Pharrell Williams: http://web.archive.org/web/20110831202639/http://ukhhreviews.posterous.com/sonic-branding-subliminal-brand-placement-by

5. An investigation of the use of Run DMC's Jam Master Jay in advertising after his death:

http://web.archive.org/web/20110831202639/http://ukhhreviews.posterous.com/even-jam-master-jays-in-the-cemetery

6. Contents page of the issue of the Journal of Nietzsche Studies my poetry was published in: http://www.jstor.org/stable/i20717718