Women in film are often seen as one dimensional and they are often put on a pedestal. Rashida Jones, Zoe Kazan and Brit Marling decided to change that image and write films themselves. They have shown Hollywood and other women that if one wants to change something, start with yourself. Click here to read more.
Last article in our 5 week series on Disney!
Everyone has a dream. One man’s dream would one day be the source of countless hours of fun, excitement and togetherness for many families and people of all ages. Walt Disney would take his daughters to Griffith Park in Los Feliz to ride the merry-go-round he would sit on the bench watching them ride, he dreamed of a place where parents and children could play together.(1)(2)
Walt Disney couldn’t convince the financiers to give him money because “they wouldn’t buy a dream” so he turned to television for financial support and shared his plans with the public. The series was called Walt Disney’s Disneyland and helped bring the reality of Disneyland to fruition.
3rd. article in our series on “Gun Violence in the Media.”
Sandy Hook, Columbine, the Aurora theater shootings. We think they only happen here because they are blown up in the media which in turn may make others go out and kill. The media makes these shootings into 24/7 coverage and gives the shooters a big ego. How does the media help stop this? According to forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Park Dietz, these are some things NOT to do in media coverage.
Twilight-Breaking Dawn: The Bonds Of Motherly Love: How Twilight Helps Mothers And Daughters Communicate21 Jan
What resources were at your disposal to have clear communication with your parents when you were growing up? Teens nowadays have The Twilight Saga. Cathy Leogrande has written an essay on this topic let’s take a look.