How Social Media Can Change Your Reality: The Case of Greg Schiano and the Tennessee Head Coaching Position (from December 1, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Photo via Business Insider — http://www.businessinsider.com/greg-schiano-fired-bucs-2013-12 Social media is a strange beast. It provides many of its fans with information faster than any form of media that has ever existed, and all at their fingertips too. Today, media is not just in some select group of people’s hands in a distant studio somewhere. Now, those without any…

White Male Desires to Identify as Filipino Opens the Door for a Lot of Questions (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv = Is This Old Story an Example of #WhitePrivilege?)

  (Photo via 10News WTSP)   Many people find that their race and/or culture (among other things, such as religion and career) gives their life meaning and rightfully so. One may take pride in the beliefs, art, and/or cuisine that they have learned and enjoy sharing with others. It is quite possible that these things have…

The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Reveals Inconsistency and Heightened Sensitivity (from October 15, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Harvey Weinstein 2011 By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Every since a report from the New York Times came out October 5th detailing the alleged sexual assaults by Harvey Weinstein, the story keeps getting bigger as more stars have come out with their own testimonials of dealings with the Hollywood movie industry giant. What makes…