Posts Tagged "Angelina Jolie"

Aid Celebrities and the Tropes of Celebrity Humanitarianism

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 | 0 comments

Join video conversation with Dan Brockington, Lisa Ann Richey, and Maha Rafi Atal: https://cbs.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=bca18ad5-7fff-4ca7-82ca-ac2c00d9c9ee George Clooney is sad. What might an Oscar winning multi-millionaire have to be sad about, you ask? He’s “surprised and saddened” he says, to learn that Nespresso, the coffee brand for whom he has been a public spokesman since 2006, uses child labor at its plantations in Guatemala. That is particularly embarrassing for Clooney, whose brand endorsement has included advocating for Nespresso’s...

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Not-so-female Hollywood?

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 | 0 comments

Published in The Political Film Blog https://politicalfilm.wordpress.com/2016/10/02/not-so-female-hollywood/   The lack of sexual diversity in Hollywood has been a critical issue that gained wide attention among movie lovers and researchers. But, as a recent University of Southern California report shows, a real change in the industry is still required. In particular, Dr Katherine Pieper points out “raised voices and calls for change are important, but so are practical and strategic solutions based on research.” So how can we implement solutions based on research, such as the one...

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Posted on Oct 9, 2016 | 0 comments

Originally published by The Political Film Blog Not-so-female Hollywood? by Dr Samita Nandy The lack of sexual diversity in Hollywood has been a critical issue that gained wide attention among movie lovers and researchers. But, as a recent University of Southern California report shows, a real change in the industry is still required. In particular, Dr Katherine Pieper points out “raised voices and calls for change are important, but so are practical and strategic solutions based on research.” So how can we implement solutions based on research, such as the one that USC proposes? Is the...

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CMCS Media May 2016

Posted on May 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Media and Publication Updates Dr Samita Nandy’s review of Professor Sean Redmond’s book Celebrity and Media has been published at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19392397.2016.1187867. We are truly proud of Redmond’s exceptional contribution to the field. In other news, CMCS Director Dr Samita Nandy was covered in Vancouver Sun Media’s 24 Hours. Read “Celebrity 101” at eedition.vancouver.24hrs.ca/epaper/viewer.aspx (May 25, 2016, pg. 13). CMCS was  also covered on Toronto’s Sun Media 24 Hours News. The full story is given...

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