Posts Tagged "tabloid press"

Academic Models in Hollywood

Posted on Nov 3, 2020 | 0 comments

– By Samita Nandy (selected names are hidden for security) Academic Models in Hollywood Do fashion models need a Ph.D.? Some certainly do — especially when it comes to walking their talk, so to speak, in critical studies of fame and fashion. Gaining a practical understanding of the Hollywood industry rather than simply studying the runways can provide deep insights into academic models: academics who choose to represent their fashion in media and public relations including communication through social media. As a certified actor from the American Academy of Dramatic...

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CFP Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism? (NYC 2015)

Posted on May 12, 2015 | 0 comments

Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism? The Terrace Club 25 W. 51st St. (Off Fifth Ave.) New York, NY  September 2-3, 2015 In tabloid journalism and in social media, gossip, rumors and scandals about celebrities develop intimacy among fans. Such gossip and rumour mongering serves a purpose in society: to build a common moral ground on the backs of celebrity lives. However what about the celebrities themselves whose emotional lives are consumed by us? The production, circulation and reception of these celebrities then negate the democratic role of journalism in...

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