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New findings add twist to screen time limit debate

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University Many parents want to know how much time their kids should be spending in front of screens, whether it’s...

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...

Why are Sinclair’s scripted news segments such a big deal?

Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan On March 31, Deadspin produced a video showing a chorus of local news anchors delivering the exact same scripted speech...

The transformation of the Super Bowl ad experience

Mark Bartholomew, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York In an era of increasing media fragmentation, you could describe the Super Bowl as...

Disney’s potential 21st Century Fox merger continues troubling trend of media...

Margot Susca, American University School of Communication In the U.S., only a handful of media companies control what children and adults watch and read. Now...

How the Pentagon tried to cure America of its ‘Vietnam syndrome’

Paul Joseph, Tufts University In August 1965, Morley Safer, a reporter for “CBS News,” accompanied a unit of U.S. marines on a search-and-destroy mission to...

In defense of HBO’s counterfactual ‘Confederate’

Gavriel D. Rosenfeld, Fairfield University In late July, HBO announced its forthcoming alternate history series “Confederate,” a show that will take place in a...

Can transgender TV characters help bridge an ideological divide?

file404/shutterstock.com Erica L. Rosenthal, University of Southern California and...

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