A constant stream of digitally "perfected" ads are taking their toll on our health and self-esteem. The Truth in Advertising Act asks the FTC to investigate and take action. Here's how you can support it.
We drop the "media literacy" term a lot around these parts. But what exactly do we mean? Our pal Melissa Fabello breaks it down nicely. (P.S. check out her super cool shirt)
By Mary Grace Baldo--The Academy Awards red carpet coverage will be, as usual, widespread and almost all-consuming.
American Eagle's lingerie brand has released a new ad campaign featuring models who have NOT been retouched. We think it's a smart move, especially for a company targeting 15-21-year-olds.
We've all heard that magazines & advertisers rely on Photoshop to achieve the "perfect" look. But do you know just how extreme these transformations can be? Watch this.
By Alma Alegria--We live in a capitalist culture that feeds off of women’s insecurities. It is just unfair, it can be ruthless, and it is having a severe effect on women’s health.
By Diana Rodriguez--We are living in an era where media is a very important way of life, so much so that it is nearly impossible to avoid it, especially in this country.
By Skye G.--The media is now completely changing our perception of reality.
By Yuni Kim--Beauty is one of the the most interesting issues in the world.