TV and movies are one way we understand people and places we’ve never had direct contact with – and maybe never will.
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An Italian media scholar raised on American TV assesses Netflix’s ambitious strategy to create original productions in Italy, Japan, Brazil and beyond – and distribute them globally.
Many students lack the technology and parental guidance to complete homework remotely during the pandemic.
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When homes become classrooms, things like a lack of technology and a quiet place to study take an even bigger toll on student achievement, new research finds.
‘Tug-of-words’ posts debating the merits of socialism versus capitalism are all over social media platforms.
An analysis of social media commentary about socialism versus capitalism shows that people are talking past each other, but some are engaging in more nuanced discussions as well.
Ronald Reagan with his Democratic challenger Walter Mondale soon after a debate in 1984.
A religion scholar explains how Ronald Reagan invoked religion and shifted the American notion of a good society – a vision that might resonate with the politics of today.
Are you being deceived by a robot?
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Twitter bots amplify conspiracy theories, including the so-called ‘collective delusion’ that is QAnon, making them appear more popular and able to reach more real humans.
Companies are having trouble keeping up with the recent rise of activism.
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A PR veteran explains four key takeaways from a survey of communicators and activists taken earlier this year and what they mean for today’s anti-racism protests.
Protesters against racist police violence encounter police in Washington, D.C., on May 31.
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When African Americans press 'record' to film police brutality, they are challenging a nation not to look away.
K-pop band BTS and their company, Big Hit, have donated money to Black Lives Matter. Most bands and companies in the industry have not made any sort of statements.
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Few of those in the K-pop industry have donated or even spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Des fleurs et des photos déposées sur un mémorial aux victimes de la violence policière lors d'une manifestation à New York, le 29 mai 2020.
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Depuis des siècles, des Noirs sont tués impunément aux États-Unis. Les images de cette violence témoignent d’un manque de respect vis-à-vis des morts et risquent de traumatiser ceux qui les regardent.
There have already been at least 100 instances of journalists being assaulted or harassed while covering recent protests.
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For almost a century, American popular culture has perpetuated the idea that only journalists working in foreign countries could be in danger.
Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to 51 years in prison when just 16 years old.
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Dan Birman, director of the new Netflix feature documentary ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story,’ discusses his filmmaking process and the importance of the case.
Ahmaud Arbery’s best friend, right, and his sister speak at a memorial event for Arbery on May 9, 2020.
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The US has a centuries-old tradition of killing black people without repercussion – and of publicly viewing the violence. Spreading those images can disrespect the dead and traumatize viewers.
Protesters seeking relief from lockdown restrictions, like these in Missouri, are being marshaled and egged on by conservative political operatives.
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Research and investigative journalism call into question the authenticity of – and actual public support for – recent protests demanding governments lift lockdowns and ‘reopen’ the US economy.
Natosha, a houseless resident in Los Angeles’ Skid Row points to a DIY handwashing station.
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A community effort is creating do-it-yourself hand-washing stations for the homeless population in Los Angeles.
President Donald Trump holds up a newspaper to show a headline that reads, ‘Acquitted,’ at the 68th annual National Prayer Breakfast, in Washington D.C..
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The National Prayer Breakfast has been a time to forge friendships. But, as a scholar says, Trump used it to praise his accomplishments, malign his enemies, and thank God for being on his side.
Actress Olivia Wilde plays reporter Kathy Scruggs in ‘Richard Jewell.’
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The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face.
Banyak dokumen menunjukkan perusahaan rokok telah memasarkan produknya kepada kaum muda.
Perusahaan-perusahaan rokok meminta bantuan influencer media sosial untuk mempromosikan produk mereka kepada anak muda.
Political fissures extend to the TV screen.
The programs that Americans of all political stripes like to watch seem to be united by a common theme.
Documents show tobacco companies have marketed their products to young people.
Tobacco companies are enlisting the help of social media influencers to promote traditional cigarettes and their brands to young people.
Eating right is good for families.
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Many of the low-income people who do use VeggieBook after downloading it at food pantries are eating more nutritious meals, often with more focused family time at the table.