Media Influences

3 Reasons to Re-Watch ‘Gilmore Girls’ During Winter Break

By Alexandra Bohannon--This October, the Internet lauded the fact that one of the most beloved television series from the late 1990s to 2000s was coming back.

Is it Ever Okay to Joke about Eating Disorders?

By Dana Land--The talk show The View has been making headlines lately due to the hosts’ controversial comments. The latest incident occurred when host Joy Behar began commenting on Donald Trump’s weight loss.

Building a Community, One Hashtag at a Time

By Lauren Myers--It is not a surprise that social media has changed the world as we know it. A mouse click, a double tap or a swipe leaves behind a digital trail of what we do, where we go and who we know online.

The Body Language of the Internet

By Jessica Vitovitch--Social media is becoming increasingly integrated into people’s lives. For many, it serves as a way to stay updated on your family and friends’ lives.

Special K Joins the Corporate Body Positivity Movement

By Laura Porter--During the Emmy Awards, Special K Canada launched a new campaign with a simple hashtag, #OwnIt, which encourages social media users to spread body positivity.


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