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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Maureen Dowd at Syracuse

Check out the live stream of the conversation via 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 state of … 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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I’m a Slice of MIT!

I was interviewed for the MIT alumni website slice.mit.edu. Check it out! From Self-Worth to the Selfie  

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New Student Convocation at Syracuse University

I had the honor of delivering the faculty address to incoming Syracuse University Students Continue reading

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