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.
The Salvation Army is among the top few U.S. charities.
Around this time of the year, the Salvation Army's red kettles become visible as part of holiday giving. How this British evangelical organization came to the US is interesting history.
California’s Katie Porter, seen here with Democratic candidates and former president Barack Obama, is one of just three first-time female congressional candidates in California.
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A record number of women are poised to win public office in 2018. But don't look to California for help shifting the gender balance in Congress during the 'year of the woman.'
People pray during a special service to wish for a successful inter-Korean summit and peace on the Korea peninsular at a church in Seoul.
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With almost 30 percent of South Koreans either Protestant or Catholic, faith plays a big role in how people think about relations with the North.
Social media platforms have given a new generation voice and influence for civic good.
The activism of the Parkland teens is a reminder of where social media gets it right. We mustn't forget them in our rush to regulate.
The row over suspected Russian involvement in the assassination attempt on Sergei Skripal has sparked some very confrontational social media activity.