Tag Archives: Media

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! 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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What is Blackness?

Blackness involved an awareness of one’s history, a shared experience, and a comfort in one’s current skin with an idealized hope for the future. Continue reading

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Remix: Teaching Diversity and Promoting Inclusivity with Digital Artifacts

Although some may believe that simply learning about diversity and media representation will make our students better people and therefore better media producers, other concerns in their early career (e.g., colleague hierarchy, maintaining employment) may inhibit this new generation of media … Continue reading

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