A female Twitter user by the name of @genocideblacks set social media on fire with her screenshots of Free Agent Miami Heat center seemingly saying he’ll be signing with the Los Angeles Lakers this summer. It was all an elaborate troll job for retweets and likes. The Black Lives matter supporter, Trump fan, and feminist as her […]
Conservatives often excoriate the "liberal media." The Media Research Center, a content analysis organization, brands itself as a vehicle to "expose and neutralize the propaganda arm of the left: the national news media." After an unflattering...Show More Summary
Mainstream media headlines have been dominated by an incident in West London, where racist graffiti was found on the entrance to a Polish cultural center in Hammersmith. However, it appears post-Brexit, anti-immigrant images are also popping up in other areas of London - and they're definitely not pretty.
Ethan Zuckerman -- formerly of Global Voices, now at the MIT Center for Civic Media -- has spent his career trying to find thoughtful, effective ways to use technology as a lever to make positive social change (previously), but thatShow More Summary
MISSED IT BY THAT MUCH: Fear and Loathing in Britain: Brexit Is an Act of Deliberate Self-Mutilation. —Germany’s Der Spiegel, yesterday. Female Genital Mutilation on Rise…In England. —The Media Research Center, January 27, 2015.
Dr. Joseph “Joey” Ibrahim was making his rounds at Orlando Regional Medical Center this week, checking the dozen remaining victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting and bracing for more fallout, for more talk in the media about Muslims extremists. Ibrahim’s father was a Muslim immigrant, just like...
While the Sacramento Kings’ selection of Georgios Papagiannis 13th overall in Thursday’s NBA Draft provoked plenty of criticism from media and even an apparent subtweet from Kings’ center DeMarcus Cousins, Papagiannis has one notable person in his corner; his very opinionated father. Show More Summary
There was a time when Philadelphians and the local media were writing the obituary for the National Constitution Center (NCC) in Philadelphia. The nadir might have been when the center, which is the only institution chartered by Congress to celebrate democracy's most important document, hosted a Princess Diana exhibit. Show More Summary
The selfie has become a part of our daily lives, but it could begin to harm it. A recent study by the Auto Insurance Center has discovered some scary social media trends. After monitoring Instagram posts for the past five years, the study discovered the rise of some pretty scary hashtags, like: #ihopeidontcrash, #drivingtowork, #drivinghome, […]
The media’s coverage of Donald Trump has become one of the most debated topics of the 2016 campaign. The debate centers on how, and how much, media coverage helped Trump as he rose the top of the polls and became the presumptive Republican nominee. This debate quickly (and typically) became polarized, with the usual starkly […]
The Camera Lens Mug by Center Link Media is clever travel mug that looks exactly like a DSLR camera lens with the added novelty of a self-stirrer that activates with just the touch of a button. The mug is available for purchase via the Laughing Squid online store through June 29, 2016. This travel mug […]
Why do most people use social media at work? The most popular answer (34 percent) was to take a mental break, according to a new study by Pew Research Center.
A satellite of the Japanese Defense Ministry will miss its summer launch after sustaining damage during transportation to a space center in French Guiana, media reported.
German soldiers do not trust weapons they are using, a poll conducted by the Center for Military History and Social Studies of Bundeswehr (German armed forces) said as quoted by local media.
David Duchovny stands by his cast mates at the season two premiere of Aquarius at The Paley Center for Media on Thursday (June 16) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 55-year-old actor joined co-stars Claire Holt, Grey Damon, Gethin Anthony andMichaela McManus for the red carpet event. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Claire Holt [...]
This year, the Share festival in Turin shed its new media art skin and became a festival resolutely centered on design. The event was all about technology and creativity but this time in their most domesticated forms
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell appeared on the Fox Business Network (FBN) early Thursday evening to lambaste the latest “garbage” cover by the tabloid New York Daily News and blast CNN’s Anderson Cooper for his work of “gotcha journalism” hounding Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday.
Step into Telltale Games’ booth in the Concourse Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center and you’ll find yourself in Wayne Manor. The décor is posh, the bar is open, and a TV screen scrolls through news headlines and social media postings...Show More Summary
A recent study conducted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy confirms what many Bernie Sanders supporters have been saying for months: Bernie Sanders received far less media exposure than any other major political candidate in the race for the presidential nomination of his or her party — and... Show More Summary
The Pew Research Center’s latest annual State of the News Media report underlines how successful technology giants continue to be at creaming off digital ad profits, even as traditional news media faces ever intensifying pressure to find a way to sustainably fund journalism. Read More