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How the new ‘Aladdin’ stacks up against a century of Hollywood...

Evelyn Alsultany, University of Southern California Though critically acclaimed and widely beloved, the 1992 animated “Aladdin” feature had some serious issues with stereotyping. Disney wanted to...

With a limited on-screen presence, autistic characters have emerged in another...

Jonathan Alexander, University of California, Irvine and Rebecca Black, University of California, Irvine In one Harry Potter fan fiction story, Hermione Granger anxiously awaits the...

Anthony Bourdain’s window into Africa

Jacob Henry, University of Hawaii Anthony Bourdain might have been a celebrity chef, but viewers of his Emmy Award-winning travel show, “Parts Unknown,” didn’t tune...

The hidden superpower of ‘Black Panther’: Scientist role models

Clifford Johnson, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences I’m not the first to say that the upcoming Marvel movie...

How TV cultivates authoritarianism – and helped elect Trump

James Shanahan, Indiana University and Michael Morgan, University of Massachusetts Amherst Many gallons of ink (and megabytes of electronic text) have been devoted to explaining...

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How the new ‘Aladdin’ stacks up against a century of Hollywood...

Evelyn Alsultany, University of Southern California Though critically acclaimed and widely beloved, the 1992 animated “Aladdin” feature had some serious issues with stereotyping. Disney wanted to...