Cambridge City Councilman Nadeem Mazen and Wise Systems co-founder Layla Shaikley–both MIT alumni–join engineering student Abubakar Abid to explore how hateful, discriminatory rhetoric influences public opinion, discuss its impact on the lives of Muslim-Americans, and examine strategies to combat it.
Henry Jenkins cited, from corporate policies to religious tweeting
Henry Jenkins has suggested that companies may one day recruit whole groups that form around online games.
Podcast and video: “Evangelicals and the Media”
American evangelicals have a long history of engagement with the media, dating back to Great Awakening of the late eighteenth century. Today evangelical groups are active in all media, from the Internet and cellular telephones to print journalism, broadcasting, film, and multi-media entertainment.
Evangelicals and the Media
Today evangelical groups are active in all media, from the Internet and cellular telephones to print journalism, broadcasting, film, and multi-media entertainment
Science Fiction Author Joe Haldeman Says Write Every Day
Haldeman and Henry Jenkins discussed the ways in which scientific knowledge plays into science fiction as well as the interaction between science and religion in terms of the sci-fi genre.
Media Evangelism in the Global South
Timothy Stoneman outlines the historical origins, systemic achievements, and interpretive implications of the American missionary radio broadcasting enterprise in Africa, Asia, and Latin America during its formative era, 1945 to 1970.
The Book as Looking Glass: Improving Works for and about Children in Early Modern England
Exploring three developments pertaining to children and reading in seventeenth-century England, including how profoundly death was implicated in the development of thought about children’s reading.