The Me Nobody Knew Then






The Re-education of Me Table of Contents What we investigate is linked to who we are The Me nobody knew then Mrs. Jefferson’s “Sympathetic Touch” meets Mrs. Masterman’s Philanthropy Discovering Masterman, discovering myself The electronic music lab at Masterman School The Interactive Journalism Institute for Middle Schoolers and the quest for computing diversity “When I […]

What Would WEB Du Bois Tell Henry Jenkins and Soulja Boy?






As Henry Jenkins and other scholars have observed, contemporary remix culture has disrupted both hierarchies of taste and capitalist models of cultural production. However, less attention seems to have been paid to the degree to which these emergent models of cultural production reinforce oppressive stereotypes and destructive social norms. This essay muses upon efforts to create socially responsible media in the current environment.

L’Heureux “Dumi” Lewis: Black Male Privilege






Dr. R. L’Heureux Lewis is an assistant professor of sociology at City College of New York. His professional website is at ProfessorLewis.com and he also maintains the blog UptownNotes.com. This talk was one of the presentations from the Morehouse College Founders Day Symposium.

Women in the Newsroom: Burned Out and Fed Up






That’s the title of a live chat held by the Association for ¬†Education in Journalism and Mass Communications last week about a recent study showing that women are being driven from the newspaper field. The survey, published in the summer, 2009 Newspaper Research Journal, found that 60 percent of respondents either plan to leave the […]