Here’s an interesting report on the heels of the notoriously white Oscars this year: according to a study looking at entertainment over the period of 2012-2013 (via The Hollywood Reporter), audiences preferred diverse casts on both big and small screens. And yet Hollywood is still doing a terrible job of representing minorities and women in front of and behind the camera.
This… Continue reading New Study Proves Audiences Want More Minorities and Women in Movies and TV
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On this Thanksgiving, there are many things to be thankful for when it comes to women in cinema. We have incontrovertible talents like Meryl… Continue reading Girls on Film: The Gender Equality Study and Why Discourse Matters
Is Facebook making Americans sad? New research suggests that social networking sites — like the House that Zuckerberg Built — may end up making people feel more dejected than happy. Continue reading Facebook Is Depressing Us, Study Says
The so-called Oscar Curse that left Best Actress Academy Award winners like Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon, and Sandra Bullock single not long after winning the most esteemed prize may be more common than you think, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and Pittsburgh Carnegie Mellon University […] Continue reading Study: Best Actress Oscar Winners At Greater Risk For Divorce
Perhaps pulling off scams with Kelsey Grammar, hitting on co-workers in the editing room, and sharing a drink with Jack Donaghy on the clock isn’t supposed to be all in a day’s work. NBC’s Emmy-winning Thursday night comedy 30 Rock has topped a list of the TV shows with the most violations in the areas […] Continue reading Study: “30 Rock” Most Unethical Show On TV