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Much of Society's Unrest Caused By Barrage of Negative Stereotypes in Films

By Anthony Major UCF Forum columnist Everybody has a perception about what the image of art should say -- or not say -- but few have an informed opinion. The power of the communicative arts transcends the mere power to inform. That power...Show More Summary

Uh-oh in Afghanistan

Apparently it wasn't Napoleon who said an army travels on its stomach. But surely the necessity of providing appropriate gear, food, water and other basics to troops was clear after his troops, freezing and dropping from starvation, staggered in retreat after the disastrous 1812 invasion of Russia. Show More Summary

10 Things People Don't Understand About 'Serial' Unless You're a Criminal Attorney

Yes, I'm as obsessed as everyone about the most popular podcast ever, "Serial," which has resulted in the inevitable discussions and theory trading with everyone I know. I've even listened to some of the podcasts about "Serial," butShow More Summary

Public Health Lessons from Ebola in 2014

Public health has seldom had a spotlight year like 2014. Indications that the Ebola outbreak is stabilizing in Guinea and Liberia are an encouraging sign that even in the poorest parts of the world, public health science can rescue nations. Show More Summary

The Social Power of Traveling Photographers

photo by @jerm_cohen Its unusual for 5 photographers to shoot the same subjects and locations- but it's a revolutionary concept in the photo industry thats a win-win for everybody through the power of social media. This past October,...Show More Summary

Manson. O.J. Michael Jackson. The AP's Linda Deutsch Covered Them All

One of the top journalists of our generation is retiring this week. And you may not even know her. She covered the Manson family trial. The trials of O.J. Simpson and Michael Jackson. She is Linda Deutsch, and she has been a witness to history for nearly 50 years. Linda is the definition of a pure, honest. Show More Summary

Garth the Great

I met David Garth about 60 years ago when an ex-girlfriend of mine introduced me to him in his tiny apartment at the Des Artistes. At the time, David was still doing PR for the Yonkers trotting races. I doubted I'd ever see him again,...Show More Summary

New Year's Wishes for the Waning American Century

No one would call TomDispatch a traditional website. Still, we do have our traditions. Among them, none is more "traditional" -- a full decade old at a website that just turned 13 this November -- than having Rebecca Solnit end our year. Show More Summary

7 Books To Read Now That 'Serial' Is Over

We know that you and everyone you know listened to "Serial." Now that it's over, fill the void with 7 books that the team at XOXO After Dark are reading to satisfy our true crime obsession. The Alienist by Caleb Carr The Gilded Age gets...Show More Summary

Schumer's Delicate Dance with Wall Street

Last week, I wrote a piece in this space lamenting the fact that so many Democrats had voted for a budget package that gutted a key provision of the Dodd-Frank Act. The so called swaps push-out provision, now repealed, required banks...Show More Summary

No Limits to Freedom of the Press?

Few things bring about so furious a storm of media protest from the Left and the Right as does jailing a reporter. No wonder Attorney General Eric Holder, who is about to leave office and is no doubt concerned about his legacy, did not want to end his years in office by jailing James Risen, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter. Show More Summary

Top 10 Sexist Media Moments of 2014

Co-authored with Scott Richardson, Ph.D., Millersville University, author of eleMENtary School Sadly, the mainstream media's addiction to sexism has yet again provided us with a long list of competitive material for our annual top 10 sexist media moments. Show More Summary

Has Our Sports Culture Gone Overboard?

I have been a competitive athlete and sports fan all my life; however, upon reflection in emerging adulthood, my consumption and participation began to rapidly evolve. For humans to flourish, we must grow intellectually, spiritually and emotionally. Show More Summary

The Forgotten Triumphalist Glories of War, American-Style

Cross-posted from So many years and wars later, it's easy to forget what a total television hit the first Gulf War of 1991 was. Just in case you no longer remember -- and why should you? -- that was the war that was to...Show More Summary

Terrorism's Tour de Farce: Sony and Cheney

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Shrum and Lowry discuss North Korea's film fatwa and Cheney's eagerness to become Mr. Torture. Then: If Nixon recognized China 25 years after its Communist Revolution, why shouldn't Obama do so with Cuba 50 years later? And can the third Bush beat the first woman? On Obama and Cuba. Show More Summary

Blue Bleeds Too, All Lives Matter

"Today I had to say bye to my father. He was their [sic] for me everyday of my life, he was the best father I could ask for. It's horrible that someone gets shot dead just for being a police officer. Everyone says they hate cops but they are the people that they call for help. Show More Summary

(VIDEO) The Next Big Thing at WPP Digital: "Creative Optimization"

In 2015, WPP's large portfolio of digital agencies, tech providers and content companies, which are fully or partly owned by WPP,  will be organized into a "complete" offering that can "compete with any company in the world," says David J. Show More Summary

Jinn, Sex, Atheism Strike Egyptian Media

Who would have thought dabbling in the supernatural could become a serious accusation leveled against Egyptian media? In today's topsy-turvy environment, all bets are off. "While Egyptians await the outcome of due dates that will beShow More Summary

Remembering the Massacre at Wounded Knee

Notes from Indian Country By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji - Stands Up For Them) © 2014 Native Sun News Remembering the massacre at Wounded Knee December 20, 2014 Fifty-one years before the Japanese carrier strike force dropped their deadly...Show More Summary

Now We're Mad?

The recent airing of Sorority Sisters on VH1 has many people really upset (a slight understatement). Social media lit up with emotional rants about crying and broken hearts, threats to snatch sorors up, calls for boycotts, tweets to brands... Show More Summary

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