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Ruling Galaxies But Not Countries: New Research on Women in Film

David Kleeman | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
David Kleeman

Worldwide, across about 5,800 speaking or named characters, roughly 69 percent were male and 31 percent female. Fewer than a quarter of the films had a female lead

Springboard or Crisis? The 'Talent Show Experience'

David Kleeman | Posted 10.01.2014 | Entertainment
David Kleeman

When we place children into stressful situations for which they are developmentally unprepared, we take a huge risk with their psyches. At what age can a child truly give "informed consent"?

Here's a Media Insight: the Experts Are Clueless

Robert Marich | Posted 08.26.2014 | Media
Robert Marich

In 1977, a reputable media researcher speaking to a convention of theater owners predicted that competition from the then-embryonic cable TV business would wipe out U.S. cinema by the mid-1980s. What happened?

is TV Hurting Your Baby?

nytimes.com | AGENCE FRANCE | Posted 12.18.2011 | Media

Watching television or videos is discouraged for babies younger than 2 because studies suggest it could harm their development, a pediatricians' group...

How Your Personality Dictates Your Interest In Politics

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tijana Milosevic

Why do some people embark on a news hunt the moment they open their eyelids in the morning, while others get the news only if it eventually gets them, when it dons the front page of virtually every media outlet available?