Being the media-savvy women that they were, suffragists realized they needed to come up with a meaningful, recognizable brand.
False premises, fear-based reasoning and mob thinking are baked into the platform, allowing misinformation to thrive.
Despite recent social movements that have garnered greater inclusivity in the arts, disabled actors are still waiting for their moment in the spotlight.
Using machine learning to study over 85 million YouTube comments, a research team has, for the first time, identified linguistic differences among cable news viewers.
Directors and audiences are becoming more comfortable with male frontal nudity. But what message does it send when almost all of the penises shown aren't real?
For centuries, people largely read politicians' words. But with the advent of radio, the ability of politicians to engage and entertain became crucial components of their candidacies.
The internet ushered in new ways of raising money, particularly with the rise of crowdfunding. But making appeals for cash on social media represents an entirely different phenomenon.
Some have equated the German word with small-minded cruelty. But the word's meaning is more nuanced.
By removing Kenesaw Mountain Landis' name from the plaques awarded to each league's MVP, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America acknowledged Landis' role in upholding segregation.
GPT-3 is the biggest, most creative language generation program to date. But with awesome power comes awesome responsibility.
The motion picture industry has endured a pandemic before. But the coronavirus may completely upend the old way of doing business.
Updates to the Oxford English Dictionary provide a fascinating glimpse into how language changes in the face of rapid and unprecedented social and economic disruption.
The eerie San Francisco skyline evoked sci-fi movies for a reason. Filmmakers are increasingly using color grading to tinge their films with two hues, orange and teal, to unsettle viewers.
Since women see men who own pets more favorably, you'd think online daters with cats in their profile pics would get more matches...
For decades, athletes, as a general rule, steered clear of politics. Teams and sponsors liked it that way, and fans did, too. No more.
Increasingly outlandish gender reveal parties align perfectly with the values of an economy that's always scrolling for the next best thing.
We're supposed to suppress feelings of envy. But what if the kind spurred by school shutdowns, frontline work and cramped apartments are worth exploring – and acting upon?
Descendants from the Pilgrims were keen to highlight their ancestors' role in the country's founding. But their sanitized version of events is only now starting to be told in full.
A political science scholar explains how political beliefs inform the way we process scientific information.
Can you find a FedEx store that mimics the design creativity and quality of early US post offices? What are we left with when the best parts of public life are treated like for-profit entities?