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Top Gear: How Good Video Journalism can Teach Anything

Solomon Kenworthy

February 18, 2020

     Would you rather see a gazelle get tackled by a lion, or have someone tell you about it? Then ask yourself how close you would want to be to the attack. When is the last time you spent more than 2 minutes reading an inter...

How Magnum P.I. Normalized Vietnam Veterans

Solomon Kenworthy

January 21, 2020

     Often, our perception of people we don’t know or understand are formed by the images that are portrayed in the entertainment we consume. Such is the case with the veterans of the Vietnam war. We were taught to think of...

Why Survivor is So Appealing

Josey MacDonald, reporter

November 11, 2019

Survivor is consistently one of the top-ranked television shows on CBS. The game show, which is hosted by Jeff Probst and produced by Mark Burnett, is currently in its 39th season. The newest season, Island of the Idols, premiered ...

Mountain Monsters: A Real TV Show That Actually, Really Exists

Solomon Kenworthy

October 22, 2019

     You know that moment when you hear about something, when your eyes widen and time stops for a moment because you’re not sure if what you heard is real? Now, imagine that feeling for 40 minutes, and that’s what it's...

“Phasers on Stun”: Star Trek’s Diplomatic Approach to Politics

Solomon Kenworthy

September 24, 2019

     It’s the 1960s, you turn on the TV to see familiar faces such as Dick Van Dyke, Andy Griffith, and the Brady Bunch. Shows of the time were all mainly child friendly. There wasn’t necessarily anything analytica...

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