Tag Archives: when the media gets it right

Surfing the tides of the media

Sitting in my living room or on my bed, I’ve heard and seen many awful stories recently. In the past week alone, I watched people trapped on a mountain top in Iraq rush a helicopter to get to safety. ‘But where … Continue reading

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COVERGIRL’s Girl Empowerment ad I don’t know that COVERGIRL is entirely qualified to be a role model for girls but still, I like this video.  It’s too bad we have to remind ourselves and the women and girls in our lives that we/they … Continue reading

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Woody Allen, PAS and Rape Culture

I just read Dylan Farrow’s open letter that’s gone viral on the internet.  First off, much, much admiration to her for speaking out about such an awful and traumatizing recurring experience from her childhood.  I don’t know if I could … Continue reading

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Makes you stronger

Today I saw three media outlets discussing different ways men chose to be manly. There was this one about the young NFL player who recently left the league to heal from the trauma caused by an abusive teammate.  While there … Continue reading

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Nigella. Or DV is a PUBLIC health issue, not a private matter/I am worried about Christine Odone

Trigger warning: This article discusses DV and intense violence. If in reading this article at any point, you realize you need help in terms of current or past relationship, please go here to find assistance. I came across this article, … Continue reading

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My new favorite thing is…

TED!  Do you all know it?  I am not tech savvy so I don’t know if you’d call it a podcast or a website with podcasts or a website with video talks – I just don’t know.  But anyways, TED … Continue reading

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My life as a parody

Because it’s been a sad day and I need some relief from the news, I’m making this a light post.  So, in case you haven’t seen it yet, I’m going to take this opportunity to share the video, “32”, which … Continue reading

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