Culture (Page 61)

October 14, 2019

Case Study: Ben Mauk Reports from ‘The Pole of Inaccessibility’

NEW YORK – Ben Mauk reported on Khorgos, Kazakhstan in a January 2019 cover story for The New York Times Magazine. His […]

October 13, 2019

At Death Cafes, Strangers Gather to Discuss Dying and Loss

In cultures around the globe, topics on death and end-of-life care can be uncomfortable or even taboo. There is a […]

October 9, 2019

Media Criticism: Netflix’s ‘Patriot Act’ And Other Streaming Hits Are Changing The Way Digest News

Last week, comedian Hasan Minhaj testified before congress on the student debt crisis. The Hill reports that at a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee, Minhaj testified to the long-lasting burden of increasing student debt and, between one-liners, produced data on each committee member’s estimated tuition costs as an illustration to show the rising cost of education in America, and the limitations that creates on a growing number of people.  How did a comic earn an invitation to weigh in on an issue affecting more than 42 million Americans?

October 9, 2019

Case Study: Billboard Freelancer Wants to Change the Way You See Aaron Carter

Find out why Ariana Bacle, a Billboard freelance journalist, was on a mission to show Aaron Carter in a new light, face tats and all, in her illuminating profile, “Aaron Carter is Still Here. Come Get It.” Learn how she wrote this revealing piece from pitch to publication.

HBO Correspondent Mary Carillo (Photo: courtesy of Mary Carillo)

October 8, 2019

Case Study: Behind the Scenes with HBO’s Mary Carillo

In 2018, 11 individuals were inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Standing amongst the men was a single female honoree, Mary Carillo. For 39 years, Carillo has lit up television screens with her undeniable wit, exceptional insight, and keen ability to connect.