More on the Cosby situation and necessary press coverage

This Atlantic piece offers some insight on some of the pressures faced by freelance writers and the tricky waters of doing justice to someone. . .lead

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/11/the-cosby-show/382891/

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And thinking about memes. . .

Here is a spectacular example of a PR failure by Bill Cosby’s team . . .

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http://nypost.com/2014/11/10/bill-cosby-twitter-hasthag-meme-immediately-backfired/

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A thoughtful essay on research methods and the catcalling video

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Here’s a great article on what went wrong with the catcalling video gone viral that we discussed in class:

https://medium.com/message/that-catcalling-video-and-why-research-methods-is-such-an-exciting-topic-really-32223ac9c9e8

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A game designed to fight menstruation taboos

A continuation of our discussion earlier — here’s an example of a game rather than an ad campaign attempting to change things up around attitudes toward tampons. . .

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http://feministing.com/2014/09/10/teens-create-tampon-run-video-game-to-fight-the-taboo-around-menstruation/

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A totally new development in the Emma Watson 4chan debacle

Have to say, I didn’t see this coming. . .

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http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/09/rantic-marketing-4chan-emma-watson-leak-hoax.html

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Alison Bechdel wins MacArthur Genius Grant

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This is indeed a milestone — what an accolade for a lesbian cartoonist!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/09/17/alison-bechdel-just-won-a-macarthur-foundation-genius-grant-shes-already-changed-the-way-we-talk-about-film/

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new video emerging after Ferguson shooting

In today’s news, more testimonials are emerging that Michael Brown had his hands up in surrender when he was shot. . .

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/10/michael-brown-witnesses_n_5801330.html

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