Young adult fiction can spread unhealthy ideas about relationships
When I was in the seventh grade, the hit television series Pretty Little Liars starring Lucy Hale and Shay Mitchell finally made its grand debut on Netflix. The older girls at my school had been raving about the books by Sara Shepard for years, so we were excited to see what all the hype was about.
CheMinistry Will Be Premiering on Fox Soul
Photo Courtesy of EPI Media Group/ CheMinistryEPI Media Group. CheMinistry, Will Bridge the Gap Between Purpose-Driven Men and Women Who Progressively Move Their Love Life to the Next Level.
Opinion: CNN+ Goes Down Faster Than The Titanic
What's next for the fledgling Channel that was once a media powerhouse?. Almost to the day of the 110th anniversary of the most well-known avoidable disaster in history, and less than two weeks after the maiden voyage of its brand new flagship property, CNN announces it's pulling the plug on its shiny new streaming service.
Opinion Piece: Doomscrolling Is A Mental Health Hazard
Doomscrolling, a new health hazard, involves constant engagement with negative news. It bears the hallmarks of addiction and is tough to quit. It’s hard to avoid dismal broadcasts because the media focuses on harrowing events, offering frequent bleak speculations.
19 Year Old With A Troubled Past Earns $52 Million In One Year
People who go from rags to riches are often dedicated, hardworking, and will do anything they can to make it in this world. When people think of rags to riches they may think of Oprah who was abused her entire life, Halle Berry who once slept in a homeless shelter, or Dolly Parton who grew up poor in the Appalachian mountains.
Distinguishing Fact from Fiction in the Age of Fake News
“Fake news” has become a catch-cry of the 21st century. Are dozens of senior political figures, Hollywood A-listers, and media personalities involved in a satanic organization that kidnaps and sells children into sexual slavery or murders them and harvests their blood to produce an elixir of life?
The Baltimore man who wants to give away his million dollar fortune
Stewart Bainum JuniorImage from WikiCommons images. Stewart Bainum Junior has done a lot in his life. He has run two very successful businesses, served for eight years in the Maryland General Assembly, and tried to buy the Baltimore Sun. Recently he has formed the Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism with his family as a non-profit organization focused on local Baltimore news and statewide news in Maryland. Last year he created the online non-profit news outlet, The Baltimore Banner.
I Bought a Projector the Size of a Can of Soda!
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The Green Business Future Is Bright
“It’s not easy being green,” lamented Kermit the Frog. But that was then and this now. If your goal is to create a business that replaces current energy sources like crude oil or coal with wind, solar, and other more environmentally friendly methods, then this is your time. Renewable energy is the future, and smart entrepreneurs are seizing this moment to be at the forefront of what will become the predominant energy source globally going forward. PRWire360 outlines the latest on the green economy and how it affects your business.
The Atlanta billionaire giving away his fortune
I have been writing a series of articles focusing on billionaires. Many of these showcase their rise to extreme fortune, but readers always ask what these people do to give back to the community.
Bishop Leonard Scott Hosts An Exclusive Listening Event
Photo Courtesy of Bishop Leonard Scott/Tyscot RecordsBishop Leonard Scott. Bishop Leonard Scott Prepares to Release His New Album. The phrase “Living Legend” is a summary to explain how much Bishop Scott has contributed to the Gospel Entertainment Industry. Bishop Leonard Scott is the Founder and Chairman of Tyscot Records. Tyscot Records is the oldest black gospel music record label in the world. They have been releasing music for 45 years.
Media outlets are owned by these large companies
There are a myriad of opportunities to receive information and the news. If you are driving in your car, you can listen to traditional radio stations, such as NPR or Fox. In a newer car, you can plug in your smartphone and listen to your playlist via bluetooth or listen to built-in amenities channels, such as SiriusXM or Pandora. If you are carrying a laptop or Ipad, you can tune into legacy television channels, such as CBS or NBC, watch paid channels, such as ESPN or Netflix or hone into social media platforms, such as Facebook, TikTok or Twitter. Information is being delivered to you whether you are moving or stationary. But who owns these media companies? Who is piloting and directing the news to you and me? The answers were found at Harvard University via The Future of Media: Truth, Privacy, and Power project hosted by the Institute of Quantitative Social Science (IQSS), also at Harvard.
Omri Hurwitz On The Art of Modern Tech PR
Marketing is certainly an art form—the ability to tap into people's aspirations, ideas, and needs. Being able to construct a targeted narrative that leads to action is highly valuable, especially in the tech landscape, where leadership teams are required to deliver their highly complex product into a simple message that can resonate with many. We talked to Omri Hurwitz, the CEO of a leading Tech PR firm and a writer whose work is constantly featured in influential publications such as Entrepreneur, Yahoo Finance, and Forbes.
Brooklyn residents make up more than half of 2022 NYC Women's Fund grant recipients
Image: Becky Baumwoll (NYC Women's Fund '22); Live-streamed workshop of “BKBXKids! Asks Why,” A.R.T./NY Gural Theatre.(Bjorn Bolinder) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) A total of 89 female-identifying creatives were awarded grants by the NYC Women's Fund for Music, Media and Theatre, and more than half of the recipients are Brooklyn residents, according to a press release from the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment.
James Cameron Announced the Releasing Date of the World's Most Expensive Film
Fans have been waiting a long time for Hollywood director James Cameron's much-awaited film. "Avatar 2." The film was supposed to be released in 2021, but was postponed due to Covid. Let us tell you now, this film is going to be released worldwide on December 16, 2022. No doubt, all box office records are going to be broken in December 2022.
Bloomberg Stated That Russia Invaded Ukraine in Publishing Error
Photo of Tweet that shows a screenshot of Bloomberg website with a published headline "Russia Invades Ukraine"Olga Lautman/ Twitter. The well-respected publisher known as Bloomberg had almost started a war between Russia and Ukraine through a major publishing error. The headline that has been published around 4 p.m. had been live for over 30 minutes before editors from Bloomberg started to receive messages about their statement.
The New York Times buys Wordle
The New York Times bought popular word game WordleFacebook. The New York Times announced that it had bought the wildly popular game, Wordle. In the game, players try to guess a word of the day, with the browser giving them hints about the letters they guessed correctly. When it was released in October, nearly no one played it, but there was an explosion in popularity when players could share their results with friends on social media.
8 Reasons the News and Social Media Might be Ruining Your Life
The news and social media are very popular. We love to hear about all the drama of life on the news. Unfortunately, the news isn’t designed to be helpful, it’s designed to get as many people watching it as possible.
How to Recognize and Combat Fake News
It's tempting to pin the blame for fake news on the actions of foreign governments, intelligence agencies and nefarious hackers out for some positive attention and a fast buck, but the reality is far more nuanced. Until these nuances and misconceptions are recognized, it will be impossible for individual users, the government or the public at large to overcome the fake news crisis and restore truth to the news media.