Displaying 14 Posts categorized under Media

Calling Out The Media: The #VogueChallenge

Like most viral sensations the Vogue Challenge started as a hashtag. What some people don’t realize is that it began on TikTok as a celebration of the magazine in May before it became a call to action. Here’s a breakdown of how one of the most respected fashion publications in …

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Art as Activism

In the 1920s Mexican Muralists like Diego Rivera painted murals that told the stories of the working class; miners, farmers, and industrial laborers. Today artists all over the world are answering an artistic call to action.   View this post on Instagram   “The Uprising” by Diego Rivera 1931. A …

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The New Entrepreneur 

From 1760 to about 1840 the First Industrial Revolution introduced new processes that moved manufacturing from small shops and homes to large factories. This was quickly followed by a shift in culture as people moved from the rural areas where the manufacturing once took place and into big cities where …

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Black in Arts

Records were broken at the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards on September 20, 2020, when Black performers received the most acting Emmys in major categories in one night, seven. From the outside, it would appear that the Emmys organizers are making an effort to diversify, but let’s look a little deeper. …

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Press Trips, Covid, and Influencer Media

As we continue to struggle during this pandemic, we’ve begun to accept that travel will never be the same. Destinations, travel businesses, and travel content creators struggle to define a new industry standard, all while keeping their brand top of mind for consumers who aren’t currently traveling.  In the past, …

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Brave Story: Bex Shapiro

The Brave Story series features different personalities that have demonstrated courage and commitment to a cause, an initiative, or movement. We share their stories hoping that their journey and the lessons they learned along the way can serve as motivation and inspiration to us all in whatever path we choose, …

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