Category Archives: Classes

17th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media: Jonathan Jackson of BLAVITY

Just talking about the little things: changing identity in a digital sphere, marketing to millennials, and intersectional Blackness. Continue reading

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Maureen Dowd at Syracuse

Check out the live stream of the conversation via Twitter & Storify! 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 #journalism, the evolution … 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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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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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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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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Laughing With vs. Laughing At: Seeing satire through a marginalized lens

The hegemonic dominance of a White, Christian, heterosexual, middle class, male lens, inhibits the audience potential to understand and be impacted by marginalized satire. Continue reading

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