Category Archives: Blog Posts

Critical and Curious: A Fast and Furious Podcast

I’m excited to announce my newest podcast with Bob Thompson! We explore the cultural impact of Fast and Furious through the lens of pop culture history, media theory, and representations of race, class, and gender. Continue reading

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Song Lyrics and the Evolution of Thought: “Sharleena” and “Hey Joe”

Your idols are human, they will let you down. The important thing is to know what about them inspired you, and what about them you do not want for yourself.  Continue reading

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Maureen Dowd at Syracuse

Check out the live stream of the conversation via Twitter & Storify! View this post on Instagram My #fridaythe13 was pretty damn lucky. I had the honor of interviewing #pulitzer prize winner, Maureen Dowd at @syracuseu. We talked about the … Continue reading

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Chatting about Diversity Education in Media with Joy Reid

On Tuesday, I had the awesome honor and privilege to chat with Joy Reid, MSNBC correspondent and host of AMJoy, about her definitions of diversity, and the experience of teaching diversity and inclusion classes to the next generation of media … Continue reading

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The (Implicit and Explicit) Whiteness of the Golden Globe Protests

The Golden Globes protest was dominated by white women and controlled by a white narrative, despite the contrasting visibility of #whywewearblack. Continue reading

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What does media literacy mean to you?

Media literacy “is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms” (Center for Media Literacy), and is a core tenet at the Newhouse School. However, for those that teach media, especially at a professional school whose graduates … Continue reading

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Master Class: Psychology of Fake News

I will be teaching a master class at the Chautauqua Institute on the Psychology of Fake News on Tuesday, August 15. You can sign up here: chq.org/season/take-a-class. Full Description: Fake news is not new. Its current incarnation is the outcome of … Continue reading

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