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.
By Mary Grace Baldo--The Academy Awards red carpet coverage will be, as usual, widespread and almost all-consuming.
By Catherine Weingarten--Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. I freak out over anything involving pink, heart-shaped cupcakes and attractive guys being painfully in love with me.
Schools across the country are now weighing students and tracking their BMI. But this attempt to address childhood obesity could be adding fuel to the fire of another epidemic: eating disorders.
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.
By Brittany Posey-- In a recent interview with Seventeen magazine, Pretty Little Liars star Troian Bellisario communicates her personal struggle with an eating disorder and self-harm behaviors as a teen.
By Brittany Posey--Diversity is a beautiful thing. Seriously, it’s gorgeous. As autonomous members of society, we do ourselves a service by embracing diversity.
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 Benjamin O'Keefe--October 1st marked the start of National Anti-Bullying Month, a month that brings awareness & helps to prevent the harmful bullying that takes place every day in this country.
By Brittany Posey--Bodysnarking is relatively straightforward in the media, most of the time. There are, however, exceptions, especially in celebrity infotainment media sources.