Blog · JOUR 4250

#MeToo Movement in the Alternative Music Community

  The #MeToo movement is something that has gained a lot of momentum in all different types of communities in the past year. It has encouraged a lot of women and men to come forward with their sexual assault and harassment stories that unfortunately a lot of people have. I am a part of the… Continue reading #MeToo Movement in the Alternative Music Community

Blog · JOUR 4250

Online Gaming and Hate Speech

Hate speech occurring during online gaming is an issue that the gaming community faces. Hate speech is words that are motivated by a group prejudice intended to physically or psychologically harm someone based on their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. In the gaming community, there is little that is being done to stop hate… Continue reading Online Gaming and Hate Speech

Blog · JOUR 4250 · Shorter Stories

Women with Words: Female Pioneers in Journalism

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Mayborn School of Journalism hosted the “Women with Words: Female Pioneers in Journalism” panel at the University Union Lyceum on Wednesday, March 21. The panelist included Leona Allen of the Dallas Morning News, Carolyn Barta of the Dallas Morning News, Pulitzer Prize winner and UNT professor Gayle Reaves-King… Continue reading Women with Words: Female Pioneers in Journalism

Blog · JOUR 4250

From Slaves to Criminals

I believe that Netflix’s “13th” is a great documentary to watch to understand how racism is built into the United States’ roots. It is hard to deny that racism still exists in our laws in the United States after watching this film. Even after slavery ended, African American people were still being treated poorly. Racism… Continue reading From Slaves to Criminals

Blog · JOUR 4250

Eating Disorders Stemming from Unrealistic Goals Set by the Media

The advertising industry and the media has distorted how women are perceived by the world. Women’s bodies are edited in an unobtainable and unrealistic way.  As Jean Kilbourne states in Killing Us Softly 4, sometimes four different girls can be pieced together to create one perfect girl in an ad. They are not even using… Continue reading Eating Disorders Stemming from Unrealistic Goals Set by the Media

Blog · JOUR 4250

Content Analysis of Gender in Rock Sound Magazine

Rock Sound covers many music genres and sub genres under the main rock, alternative, metal and punk categories. While the type of music that the magazine covers may be diverse, after analyzing gender representation it is clear that there is a dominant gender group of people Rock Sound covers. The particular issue of Rock Sound… Continue reading Content Analysis of Gender in Rock Sound Magazine