Just as domestic violence was once misunderstood and tolerated, many today fail to grasp how nude photographs can be wielded as weapons of abuse.
You're just as likely to be a victim of a mass shooting as you are to be struck by lightning. So why do nearly 50% of Americans say they're afraid of being caught in the crossfire?
With major dailies giving a megaphone to the police, the coverage of Stonewall is a reminder of what's lost when alternative media outlets wither away.
Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you're a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.
Media reports are starting to directly connect climate change to its weather effects in local communities. But how you respond to those linkages depends on what you already think about climate change.
The transition to digital media is messy, and sometimes bloody -- and beat journalism is among the victims.
In 1979, David Duke told the media he had launched a wildly successful recruiting drive in Connecticut. A local reporter wanted to test Duke's claims – so he filled out an application to join the KKK.
The problem is the disproportionate amount of attention on the so-called African gang problem and the way these incidents are being reported.
White shooters are nearly 95 percent more likely to have their crimes attributed to mental illness than black shooters.
The reclusive country’s media is tightly controlled and choreographed. But a close look at the tone and focus of the coverage can shed light on the regime’s priorities and resolve.
Kenya's press has admitted to self-censorship after the August 8th poll to avoid a repeat of 2008's post-election violence. But by refusing to inform the public has the media lost credibility?
In the wake of Trump’s proposed transgender military ban, new research highlights the potential for entertainment –more than news coverage – to open minds on even the most polarizing issues.
A US study into whether a new drug can give us a tan without going into the sun generated headlines around the world. Here's what the study really says.
Terrorist attacks are more than 'breaking news,' but the media aren't taking a comprehensive approach to exploring the underlying issues.
High profile stories of femicide come with a flare up of societal outrage, protest and collective introspection. But nothing ever really changes.
A Russian media expert spent the weekend consuming Russian coverage of America's response to the chemical attacks in Syria.
Some countries clearly prefer one candidate over the other. But the biggest loser may be the American political process, long held up as a model for the rest of the world to emulate.
Trump's noxiousness aside, it remains the economy, and the Democrats' abandonment of their traditional base that explains Trump's ascent, according to American commentator Thomas Frank.
An Access World News database search says everything you need to know: Type in 'Deflategate' and you'll get nearly twice as many hits as 'Paralympics.'
I gave my first news media interview in 1976, after publishing a paper in the Medical Journal of Australia about the elderly making up the lion’s share of psychotropic drug use. In the 39 years since…