Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma

Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma
November 19, 2020

“If you’re not paying for the product, then you are the product.” That’s what former Google design ethicist and co-founder of The Center for Humane Technology, Tristan Harris, said about social...

Top Picks of the 2017 Academy Awards Nominees

April 3, 2018

Intro: 2017 was an exceptional year for movies that explored themes of identity, societal structures, and relationships. There were comedies like “The Big Sick,” dramas like “I, Tonya,” and animated...

Technology: Today’s impact on childhood

June 4, 2015

The fluid integration of technology into our youth is a topic that continues to fascinate me. My younger sister does not have a phone or computer, yet she spends all of her free time on my parents’ devices....

OPINION: Did Miley Cyrus’s 2013 Video Music Awards twerking controversy deserve the mainstream media’s attention?

Cyrus performs
October 30, 2013

At the 2013 Video Music Awards, popular performer Miley Cyrus twerked (a provocative dance involving the shaking of the butt) in front of a national audience of millions, causing uproar over the twittersphere,...

Contraception Technology Conference sheds light on media’s impact on teens

Contraception Technology Conference sheds light on media’s impact on teens
April 11, 2010

"Jersey Shore." "Glee." "Sixteen and Pregnant." "The 40-Year-Old Virgin." If you have seen any of these television shows or movies, you probably think you know a thing or two about sex, pregnancy and contraception. And...

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