On Friday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the site will begin surveying users to determine “trustworthy, informative and local” news sources to highlight on news feeds. Last week, Zuckerberg also stated how the platform will begin emphasizing more personal interactions on the feed, decreasing the focus on news, branded content and video. Although the shift […]
"In its entirety, the recent mental health crisis in collegiate athletics should be regarded as nothing less than an epidemic."
"But if the GOP is going to force Democrats and reasonable members of their own party to choose between shutdown and chicanery, the result seems already clear: Shutdown it is."
"Women are taught early on to not only accept gendered fear, but structure every aspect of their lives around it."
"A few months after the election, I had the honor of becoming the Daily Trojan’s editorial director, succeeding a long line of brilliant, ambitious and fearless female editorial directors."
The announcement of Meredith Corporation’s planned acquisition of Time, Inc., which owns TIME magazine, amounts to a Koch Industries-funded takeover that has sent shockwaves through the journalistic world. It’s the second recent high-profile corporate acquisition of a major publication; many still remember Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ purchase of The Washington Post some time ago. Both […]
On Monday, the Koch brothers bought Time, Inc. Well, not exactly, but $650 million from them sealed the acquisition by the Meredith Corporation to purchase the publisher, which includes TIME Magazine, People and Sports Illustrated. That piece of news will likely disappear from the news cycle in a couple days, if it hasn’t already — […]
"Everything I’ve written has been a response to some news story (usually political, usually bad), and the very negative and sometimes almost passive tone these pieces can take on is not lost on me."
"One thing’s for sure: When white perpetrators bully and threaten people of Asian descent in public places, they do so without anticipation of resistance."
"Ultimately, here is the inescapable truth: There are women’s rights abuses in every society. It seems the common thread that connects international civilizations is varying levels of disrespect for women’s rights."