Achieving media literacy

Posted by Catherine Bailey Jan 1, 2011 , ,

Flipping through the channels, I encountered one of those new prime-time game shows trying to emulate the success of “Deal or No Deal” by using a dark, high-tech set, a comedian host, and regular people competing for big money.   After watching only moments of a recent Christmas-themed episode, I wondered…Read More

Sex Sells! But at what cost to women and girls?

Posted by Michelle Adler Dec 12, 2010 ,

Whether it be reality show hot tubs or magazine articles about how to please one’s partner, we are constantly bombarded by images and representations of sexuality. As our culture increasingly shifts toward highly liberalized social norms, the media reflects and exacerbates the central role sexuality plays in pop culture.

While the…Read More