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The strange connection between Bobby Kennedy’s death and Scooby-Doo

Kevin Sandler, Arizona State University Scooby-Doo, one of the most enduring animated characters ever to emerge from U.S. television, celebrates his 50th birthday this month. Created...

The deaths of 76 Branch Davidians in April 1993 could have...

Catherine Wessinger, Loyola University New Orleans Twenty-five years ago, on February 28, 1993, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents attempted to execute a “dynamic...

Rebuilding trust in the media from the bottom up

Michael Gordon, University of Michigan America is living in a Facebook moment, where privacy is not private; a Sinclair moment, where local is not local;...

Local media struggle to hold Sinclair accountable

Andrea Hickerson, Rochester Institute of Technology Sinclair Broadcast Group’s stations are under renewed scrutiny following Deadspin’s release of a montage of anchors reading the same...

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...

In an era of billionaire media moguls, do press unions stand...

Marick Masters, Wayne State University On Nov. 2, billionaire media owner Joe Ricketts abruptly shuttered the digital news sites DNAinfo and the Gothamist, terminating 116...

The magazine that inspired Rolling Stone

Peter Richardson, San Francisco State University The 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone magazine has arrived, and not without fanfare. Joe Hagan’s biography of co-founder Jann...

Why are Russian media outlets hyping the Mueller investigation?

Cynthia Hooper, College of the Holy Cross Four major Russia investigations are underway in Washington, along with at least six related federal inquiries. Anxiety currently...

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Blasphemy isn’t just a problem in the Muslim world

Steve Pinkerton, Case Western Reserve University Recent weeks have brought renewed attention to the problem of blasphemy in the Muslim world. In March,...