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Media blurs the line between empowerment and sexualization

Media blurs the line between empowerment and sexualization

March 21, 2017

One of my favorite childhood memories included sitting in my brother’s room and getting completely des...

Islamophobia: negative image of Muslims perpetuated by media portrayals

Nick Valenzuela, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Following the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the United States banded together to fight a common enemy: Middle Eastern terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda marketed under the brand of radical Islam. The fallout of the war on terror saw a deterioration in how many Americans viewed all Muslims; nearly 14 years later...

How media twists predators into rape victims

Courtney Rich, Connection Staff

April 15, 2013

Steubenville, Ohio recently hosted deplorable behavior as the highly publicized rape of a young girl caught the attention of national news sources. A 16-year-old girl was raped by a 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old boy. These boys were stars on the high school football team and as such had many opportunities ahead of them. ...

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