MEDIA: MIRRORING CULTURE AND GENDER ROLES

“While much is changing in the media sector, one thing never seems to: white, middle-aged men continue to dominate in front of the cameras and microphones”

RELIGION ON THE MEDIA: HOW TO DEAL WITH IT

“You may think liking their page or occasionally sharing their posts is no big deal, but it perpetuates their false ministry and exposes everyone in your social media feed to their toxic version of Christianity”

MEDIA ACCOUNTABILITY: WHO SHALL WATCH THE WATCHDOG?

http://dare-think.com/2017/02/role-responsibility-and-ethics-a-media-study/  http://dare-think.com/2017/02/2015-will-media-shine-a-light-on-its-own-corporate-responsibility/  http://dare-think.com/2017/02/who-will-hold-the-news-media-accountable/ http://dare-think.com/2017/02/how-can-we-make-media-accountable/

RUSSIAN MEDIA UNDER STATE CONTROL

http://dare-think.com/2017/01/russia-freedom-of-the-press-2016/ http://dare-think.com/2017/01/censorship-and-extremism-the-state-of-modern-russian-media/  http://dare-think.com/2017/01/censorship-and-extremism-the-state-of-modern-russian-media/ http://dare-think.com/2017/01/how-putin-has-created-the-mirage-of-media-pluralism-in-russia/

RADIO’S ROLE IN THE DIGITAL AGE

“Radio's Role in Today's Media Landscape” (RAB -- Radio Advertizing Bureau, January 2017)“Radio's core strength continues to be the power of words and sound”  “No, Radio Isn't Dead -- In Fact, It's Doing Better Than…

HACKED ELECTIONS AND THE MEDIA: THE RUSSIAN CONNECTION

“The Long and Brutal History of Fake News”(Jacobc Soll, Politico, 18 December  2016)“Bogus news has been around a lot longer than real news. And it’s left a lot of destruction behind.”“Russian Propaganda Effort Helped Spread…

MEDIA FREE-RIDE: PIGGY-BACKING THE ‘ALT-RIGHT’

“ ‘A Sense that White Identity Is Under Attack’: Making Sense of the Alt-Right”(Jason Wilson, The Guardian,  23 August 2016)“Perhaps the most potent element of alt-right activism is the effort to build a sense of…

FACTS vs. FAKE

“Why Do We Fall for Fake News? Here’s the Post-Truth”(Vinay Menon, The Star, 18 November 2016)“Google and Facebook are fighting the spread of fake news, but they’re treating the symptoms instead of the disease.”“This Analysis…

THE FUTURE OF TV: COLOUR LIFE WITH DIVERSITY

“Is Diversity on TV Really Getting Better?”(Kevin Fallon, The Daily Beast, 5 August 2016)“More than a dozen stars, executives, and TV creators from HBO, ‘black-ish’  and more, reveal the surprising truth about diversity --or the…