A Generation previously protest music both reflected an era of political ferment and helped push the agenda for peaceful change. Joseph Schumacher looks at the current state of protest music and wonders what happened.
Elliot Waring reviews the 2005 film Sometimes in April, written and directed by Raoul Peck.
Waring writes: "What is contained within this “review” is
a brief summary of the film and some of the questions which jump off the screen
as you watch. Other than that, this reviewer can only say, watch
Journalists and activist opposed to the Kremlin are under political fire from the Russian government. Nevertheless independent media is unwavering and has a growing appeal of alternative truths. Floriana Fossato shines a light on two women at the center of the harassment reports.
Fomotar provides an assessment of social biases in the Hollywood movie circuit. An overview of the historical underpinning sets the stage for the misrepresentation of blacks, women, and homosexuals. Navigating through the philosophical and the sociological, Fomotar brings certain criticisms to Hollywood's doorstep.
The Dark Ages: Media Literacy and Conflict in the Middle East Author: Karim El Mantawi Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 12/06/2007 Category: Essay II In this age of dish antennas and satellite broadcast, national boundaries are no longer firm barriers. Messages beam across the globe and bounce