As a fun little project, I used a list ranking Hip Hop artists by lyrical ability and compared it to another list ranking famous geniuses and used it to compile a list of “Hip-Hop IQ Scores”. 1. Rakim – 210 … Continue reading Hip-Hop IQ Scores
Citizen journalism has redefined the concept of what it means to be a journalist. Through the advent of new and exponential advances in technology, the general sense of journalistic responsibility has been redistributed away from the sources of conventional media … Continue reading Citizen Journalism & You
The future of media and journalism –particularly in the western nations – has two very plausible futures. Either the new forms of “social” media will replace the current corporations and adopt the same type of practices as the current media … Continue reading A Divisive Future
Abstract Male body ideals have been historically neglected in favor of female body ideals. Male body ideals have their origins in the sculpture and artwork of Greek and Renaissance artists. In addition to classical influences, modern media has added a … Continue reading How Male Body Ideal Has Changed in the United States Since the 1960’s
What Effect Does Personality Have on the Perception of Body Image in University Students? Abstract The purpose of this research is to identify a correlation between Extraversion and Body image Satisfaction, as well as the effect of current enrollment in … Continue reading Personality and Body Image
I explained this to a friend once who is concerned that her younger adult brother is likely on the high functioning end of the autism spectrum. My first question is always, how is it affecting their life? Are they having … Continue reading Should Autism Be Diagnosed If Someone Can Live With It?
Imagine this: You’re lying on your bed, peacefully playing Tetris, while there’s a circle of people running in a circular pattern around you, squawking like chickens. Occasionally somebody squawks at you and starts crying when you stare at them blankly, … Continue reading How Do Autistic People Think?
A study of American culture from 1970-1994 is essentially a study of its media. Television became the cornerstone of American culture throughout this period, televising all major events, be it political, cultural, scientific…everything. As was stated previously in the textbook … Continue reading History of Television From 1970-1994
Labels and slander have been used as a form of control amongst different groups of people, probably as long as people have been using words for communication. Post-civil war America can be seen as a great example of this. Many … Continue reading Propaganda and the Reconstruction
I can’t change who I am – nobody can. I am a victim of circumstance, but avictim is something I can never let myself become. The second you let yourself become a victim, your personal growth ceases, movement decreases, and … Continue reading I Am Luther, By Creation