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Does the Bachelor Support Healthy Relationships?
Do dating shows, like the Bachelor and Bachelorette, have the ability to negatively influence modern day relationships?30 Posts
Roseanne Barr's Show Canceled: Racism or a joke?
"Roseanne" was swiftly canceled after a tweet form Roseanne Barr.23 Posts
"Rachel Divided": Identity or White Privilege?
In 2015, the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP's leader, Rachel Dolezal, was discovered to be a white woman from a white family even though she identified as black. Netflix created a documentary called "Rachel Divide" that explored Dolezal's life as well as continued the conversation of race and privilege.21 Posts
Should Cisgender People be Cast as Transgender?
Scarlett Johansson was recently cast as a transgender man in the new movie "Rub and Tug." She faced extreme backlash from the LGBT community and other critics, especially since transgender actors and actresses receive far less roles than cisgender ones, even when playing a trans character. Due to extreme backlash, Johansson rejected the role. This situation spurred the question: is it incorrect to cast cisgender roles for transgender characters, even when there are many qualified and talented transgender actors/actresses?21 Posts
Does it matter how the media covers suicide?
After the highly-publicized deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, some people are taking a look at how the press can exacerbate things in the aftermath of celebrity suicide.16 Posts
Are movie trailers ruining movies?13 Posts
Is "13 Reasons Why" More Harmful than Helpful?
As the show's second season comes out on Netflix, debates and criticisms from its first have been brought back to the surface. Have you seen this show? What is your opinion on it?11 Posts
What Can We Learn from the #MCRraccoon?
On Tuesday, the legacy of USB Tower in St. Paul, Minnesota was forever changed when a raccoon climbed all 25 of its stories to reach the top. People in St. Paul stood outside to watch his adventure whereas others from all over the country tuned into Twitter in fear of his safety. Looking at the larger picture, this event brought together people from all over the country in a time where unification often seems impossible.10 Posts
I am Jazz
Televised Child Abuse9 Posts
More Dangerous Than It Appears9 Posts
Are Social Media Influencer Jobs on the Decline?
The popular social media influencer, Josh Ostrovsky, who goes under the name The Fat Jewish, believes that his profession is on the decline. With more influencers joining the field, he sees a potential devaluing of them by brands and organizations who sponsor them. In response, he started "Swish" which sells creatively named wines throughout the country. Do you think social media influencer jobs are on the decline? Will something else take its' place?8 Posts
Did 'Eighth Grade' Receive a Fair Rating?
The newly released film, 'Eighth Grade', received an "R" rating from the Motion Picture Association of America. Do you agree?8 Posts
Should MMA Star Face Consequences for Taunting?
MMA star, Khabib Nurmagomedov, taunted homeless people with money and posted it to social media. Should he face consequences?8 Posts
Kanye Silenced By Jimmy Kimmel7 Posts
Is the Netflix Series "Insatiable" Fat-Shaming?
Netflix's "Insatiable" has been slammed for fat-shaming, even before its release.6 Posts
Star Wars Not Nominated?6 Posts
Making a Murderer
Are Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey innocent or guilty?6 Posts
Dangers Of Sanitizing Communication
Society will not benefit from the sanitization of communication...6 Posts
The Rise of Infotainment
Can we laugh at the news? Should we?4 Posts
Is the Internet Ushering in a New Form of Fascism?
The Internet is driving political polarization and social distance-- what does this mean for our politics?3 Posts
Is "Internet Gaming" a Disorder?
The World Health Organization has recently added "internet gaming disorder" to its manual of psychiatric diagnoses, but many doubt that it exists.3 Posts
James Gunn Fired Over Old Tweets
James Gunn, the director of Guardians of the Galaxy, has been fired after old tweets of his resurfaced.2 Posts
Is Facebook on the Decline?
Facebook, which historically has beaten analysts' expectations, has experienced a recent plunge in shares.1 Posts
Was Michael Curry's Wedding Sermon Inappropriate?
Michael Curry Discussed Slavery During His Royal Wedding Sermon1 Posts
What Did Facebook Really Do Wrong?
So a free platform that makes $ providing your info to advertisers all of a sudden crossed the line because...?1 Posts
UFC McGregor vs. Nurmagomedov
Who Will Win?1 Posts
UFC Star visits Putin
Connor McGregor visits Putin in Russia, calls him 'one of the greatest leader of our time'.1 Posts
MoviePass Shows Subscriptions are the Future
MoviePass has disrupted the movie industry by bringing the subscription model with it.1 Posts