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?

“Role, Responsibility and Ethics: a Media Study”   “2015: Will Media Shine a Light On Its Own Corporate Responsibility?”   “Who Will Hold the News Media Accountable?” “How Can We Make Media Accountable?”

RUSSIAN MEDIA UNDER STATE CONTROL

“Russia: Freedom of the Press 2016” “Censorship and ‘Extremism’: The State of Modern Russian Media”   “Censorship and ‘Extremism’: The State of Modern Russian Media” “How Putin Has Created the Mirage of Media Pluralism in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…