By Benedikt J. Kastner When consuming different media like magazines, newspapers, advertising, television, film and literature, the reader/spectator tunes into a diverse range of concepts of self-optimization, individual fulfillment and […]
Anat Leshnick On the same day in 2008, two seemingly related articles were proposed for deletion on Hebrew Wikipedia: “Muslim Nobel Prize Winners” and “Jewish Nobel Prize Winners.” Each item included […]
In the second episode of CMRC’s new project — the Media & Religion Podcast — four fellows examine how scholars analyze media coverage of the Muslim Ban and how this […]
Every Olympic cycle, the unveiling of the Norwegian National Alpine Ski Team uniform represents a major public event in the Nordic country. The manufacturer, Dale of Norway, offers the sweater […]
There is a fantastic Easter egg buried in Marvel Studio’s latest box-office hit Black Panther. But this hidden gem is not the usual fodder for comic fan geek-outs or YouTube breakdowns. This Easter egg alludes to something surprisingly transcendent.
I It has been Twenty-Five years since the Irish singer Sinead O’Connor shocked a Saturday Night Live audience with what proved to be an act so scandalous that it earned her […]
By Patrick M. Johnson **WARNING – THIS POST DISCUSSES ACTS OF VIOLENCE, INCLUDING: SEXUAL ASSAULT, KIDNAPPING, AND TORTURE** Note: All photographs are stock photos of actors and are not intended […]