Monday, December 11, 2017

MEDIA

MEDIA

What do The Houston Chronicle, The Dallas Morning News, The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Columbus Dispatch have in common? They’ve all broken from their tradition of endorsing Republican nominees and have endorsed Hillary Clinton for...

Video obtained by the Washington Post Just when you thought you've heard it all, Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump proves otherwise, again. The Washington Post released a 2005 video of presidential candidate Donald Trump using cringe-worthy language...
women

Many Americans might be surprised to learn that Afghanistan has a larger percentage of women in its national legislative body than the United States does, according to an analysis from the World Bank. In 2015,...
China's dating shows

Today, dating shows are an important ingredient in China’s cultural diet, with popular shows like “If You Are the One” and “One Out of a Hundred” attracting millions of viewers. For single people, they’re a...
Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel’s funding of Terry Bollea’s (aka Hulk Hogan) lawsuit against Gawker Media has shown how litigation funding can take place without anyone knowing. This type of funding may help facilitate access to justice,...
Alone

Being alone has many benefits. It grants freedom in thought and action. It boosts creativity. It offers a terrain for the imagination to roam. Solitude also enriches our connections with others by providing perspective,...

Was May 2016 the month that faith in print newspapers finally died? On May 6, The New Day, a tabloid print-only newspaper launched by publisher Trinity Mirror in the U.K., shut down. The paper was...

Among the millions of people enslaved in the United States before 1865, hundreds of thousands attempted to flee from those who held them in bondage. Some left temporarily to protest mistreatment. Others sought to reunite...

Trying to stay informed about the flurry of changes and shifts within the news media business is no easy task. From the decline in advertising and shifts in ad tech to new digital-ethical puzzles and...
Hillary Clinton

Last week, President Obama criticized journalists covering the election for “the practice of drawing ‘false equivalences’ between competing claims made by politicians.” “If I say the world is round and someone else says it’s flat,...
Media Giants

The divide between editorial and commercial, church and state in publishing traditions, is now a millstone for the industry. That old-school separation used to mitigate in favour of strong, independent journalism. But these days no...

Do you ever get the sense that advertisements you see online know more about you than you might expect? Have you ever wondered why you’re being shown an ad for a product, only to...