Trump, Clinton and the Media Collide in a ‘Post-Factual’ America

  |  Topic: Media Analysis, Politics

Given that I was wearing my direct-from-school inordinately bright blue shorts and a plain white T-shirt in a meeting space filled with older business men and women carefully dressed in sharp suits or silken dresses, you can imagine how much I stood out as the only teen present at the Blank Family Foundation’s “News Media and […]

South Asians in Media: A Love Letter to Aziz Ansari and South Asians

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Identity, International, Race/Ethnicity, Senior Picks 2016, TV
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Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix series, “Master of None,” was released to critical acclaim earlier this month. Celebrated for its stylistic humor and effortless social commentary, “Master of None” has been deemed the best new television show of the fall season. The show has also been revered for its remarkable portrayal of minorities within the series and […]

#Blackout Day a Way to Celebrate Blacks

  |  Topic: Culture, Identity, Race/Ethnicity, Social Media
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As an avid Tumblr user, I always look forward to the monthly #Blackout day, the most recent being June 21. On #Blackout, black people share, like, distribute, and reblog other photos of black people and culture. This project was started to bring positive attention toward the black community on all social media platforms. These photos […]