RICHMOND, Va.– As we reach the noon hour on this Thanksgiving Day 2014, time to pause briefly and reflect on the reason our nation breaks with routine to celebrate each year on the fourth Thursday of November. Millions like … Read More
On this 60th anniversary of the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision, the mass media have done an ok, though not outstanding, job of explaining the key issues still at play in public education today. The 1954 decision declared … Read More
Cully Clark, a former dean of the University of Alabama College of Communication and Information Sciences, returned to Tuscaloosa Tuesday night to share the story of the school’s integration with attendees at the 13th National Outreach Scholarship Conference. Clark was introduced by his successor, current dean Loy Singleton.
The depiction of CNN anchor and correspondent Soledad O’Brien on the cover of the August 4, 2011 edition of Diverse Issues in HIgher Education raises some interesting questions about the unintended impact of magazine covers, especially those related to gender and racial diversity.
In our final night of a four-week course on Race, Gender and Media, students watched Spike Lee’s controversial film, Bamboozled, which was released in 2000. “ Spike lee’s camera angles are..awkward? #rgm annagellis August 2, 2011 “ Last night of … Read More
As part of a unit on representations of the LGBT community in the media, the University of Alabama Race, Gender and Media class screened and tweeted about “Further Off the Straight and Narrow.” “ We are tweeting tonight in @UofAlabama … Read More
Students at the University of Alabama taking a Race, Gender and Media Class comment on the Andrea Wiley documentary Soulmate. The topic for the evening was media portrayals of the LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) community. Wiley addresses those from … Read More
Just two months before CNN Premieres “Latino in America 2,” students at the University of Alabama watched the first Latino in America:THE GARCIAS, which premiered in October 2009. “ I wonder if CNN is going to do a ‘where are … Read More
Robin M. Ware and R. Pamela Adams are the social media superstars at the 18th Annual Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Conference in Atlanta.
High school students begin a major weekend video project in connection with the upcoming 75th anniversary of the Alabama Scholastic Press Association.