A “Monster” Success!

By Sharon Haywood, Co-Editor It’s official folks, and you heard it here first: MTV and VH1 will not air Kanye West’s “Monster” video. Jeannie Kedas of MTV Networks, which also controls VH1, has recently confirmed that neither channel “has plans to air the video.” Kedas cited MTV’s voluntary standards department as a guiding … [Read more...]

Dove Video Shown to Impact Girls’ Self-Esteem

'No wonder our perception of beauty is distorted' - that's the concluding catchphrase of a one-minute video called 'evolution' made by Dove a few years ago to show how cosmetics and computer trickery are used to create the unrealistic portrayals of female models on advertising billboards. Now a team of researchers at the University … [Read more...]

Slip of the Tongue: You Gotta See

Check out this amazing video "Slip of the Tongue". This short film builds upon poet Adriel Luisa's slam poem and is brilliantly interpreted by director Karen Lum. This award-winning short cleverly shows that we are much more than our weight, sex, race, and "ethnic make-up". … [Read more...]