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Let Me Take a Selfie -- Or Not

Has anyone seen the new TV show “Selfie”?

Here’s the rundown: Eliza Dooley’s only purpose in life is to be “instafamous.” Through her social media accounts she shares about every minuscule detail of her life: what she saw, who she’s with, where she is, what she ate, how she looks that day–she “totes” has a love affair with her cellphone. 495 more words

Theology Of The Body

So, We're Rocking the Vote Again

So, this hit the wire Tuesday morning. A video full of the hippest, most culturally elite celebrities telling people to vote based on whatever issue they find super important. 793 more words

Different Perspective

Vrouwen halen nieuwsdrempels niet

Onderzoekers: Hanne Vandenberghe, Leen d’Haenens en Baldwin Van Gorp

Voor elke vrouw komen er vier mannen voor in de Vlaamse televisiejournaals en kranten. In online nieuwssites is dat één tegen vijf. 469 more words


A Fat Boy Trapped Inside a Thin Man’s Body

By Aaron Sternlicht

I’ve never taken my shirt off at the beach. I’m barely comfortable looking at myself naked in front of a mirror; how would you expect me to be comfortable in front of another human being. 662 more words


The Reluctant Imperialist: Obama Gets A Boost From the Servants' Quarters

Suppose some world leader who the US establishment considers “evil”—Vladimir Putin for example—held a closed door meeting with a group of prominent Russian journalists before his invasion of the Ukraine. 1,451 more words

Economics / Politics

Media Criticism

I have created a new “media criticism” category which serves as a platform for a series of critical reflections on media.  My current class seeks to develop my ability to understand and express complicated concepts related to the media landscape. 51 more words

Media Criticism

Vicky Beeching: Evangelical Christian and Lesbian

I first heard about Vicky Beeching a couple of weeks ago, but, in the time since then, I’ve been fascinated by her story. In an interview that appeared on the front page of Britain’s The Independent on August 14, 2014, Beeching, a prominent singer/songwriter on the Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) scene, came out as a lesbian. 2,272 more words