Mar 8, 2014
The War on Women on the Internet
Posted on Jan 25, 2014
Abuse toward women online is out of control and victims shouldn’t simply have to ignore it; college rankings can affect the number of applications an institution receives; meanwhile, actor Rupert Everett argues that closing down London’s red light district is not about protecting women. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet
Why Associated Press Was Right to Sever Ties with Narciso Contreras
A High Rank for Colleges Can Increase Applications
Sex Offender Fights Registry By Registering His Registerers
Rupert Everett in Defense of Prostitutes: ‘There Is a Land Grab Going On’
Glenn Greenwald’s Heroism: Standing Up to Our New Orwellian Police State
Israel’s Security Elite Don’t Want Peace
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