media representation

  • Skepticism

    What Ferguson Can Teach Journalists

    One of my many takeaways from Ferguson coverage over the last two weeks has been a confirmation of a suspicion I’ve held for awhile: journalists have more than earned their bad rap. Sources don’t assume that we’ll quote them unfairly, that prejudice and stereotypes will dominate our narrative, and that we’re after “the story” rather than the truth because they’re…

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  • Meta Stuff

    Skepchick Sundaylies: Rape Culture, Trans* Tales, Ovulation, Tenure, and the Patriarchy of Surnames

    Sunday Funny: Astronaut Vandalism (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 99: I Have a Need. A Need for Wave Speed! Mindy learns one way to calculate wave speed. On the Nonexistence of Anything Creepy: Network Edition Elizabeth finds evidence of rape culture where you least expect it. Mad Art Lab A Series of Black and White Portraits from…

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