Views Preview: Representation at the Academy Awards

Mar 6, 2018

It was the first Academy Awards of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. How did Hollywood respond and what does this year’s best picture, The Shape of Water tell us about representation of disability in the arts?It was the first Academy Awards of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements. How did Hollywood respond and what does this year’s best picture, The Shape of Water tell us about representation of disability in the arts?

Kristopher Tapley, Variety: “Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster to present Best Actress Oscar, replacing Casey Affleck

Pete Vernon, Columbia Journalism Review: “Oscars coverage in the #MeToo era

Cara Buckley, New York Times: “What to expect (and not expect) at the Oscars

Daniel Victor, New York Times: “On the red carpet, Ryan Seacrest could face as many questions as he asks

Elyse Wanshel, Huffington Post: “How ‘The Shape of Water’ makes people with disabilities feel less human’

Sara Novic, CNN: “When it comes to depicting disability, Hollywood keeps ‘cripping up’

Princess Weekes, The Mary Sue: “The Shape of Water & a silent voice: A different way of exploring romance and disability

Joel Rubinoff, The Record: “’Outrage fatigue’ at the Oscars? (It’s not over yet)

Cynthia Littleton & Joe Otterson, Variety: “TV Ratings: Oscars hit new viewership low with 26.5 million

Jackie Strause, Hollywood Reporter: “How E! handled Seacrest on the red carpet

Brian Lowry, CNN: “Five changes that would improve Oscar ratings

Lisa France & Jill Disis, CNN: “What’s an inclusion rider? Here’s what Frances McDormand meant

Special Counsel: Conway violated Hatch Act

Walter Shaub, Washington Post: “Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act. Will She be charged?

MJ Lee, CNN: “Office of Special Counsel: Conway violated Hatch Act

Alex Pappas, Fox News: “Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act on two occasions, federal agency determines

Reuters, “White House aide Conway violated Hatch Act: Office of Special Counsel

Melissa Quinn, Washigton Examiner: “Kellyanne Conway committed two Hatch Act violations: Watchdog

Sam Nunberg's media tour

Josh Dawsey & Philip Rucker, Washington Post: “Former Trump aide Nunberg may cooperate with Meuller probe, earlier said he would defy subpoena

Rebecca Shapiro, Huffington Post: “CNN’s Erin Burnett to Sam Nunberg: I smell alcohol on your breath

Scott Jones, FTV Live: “Drunk dialing cable news channels

Mike Allen & Jim VandeHei, Axios: “Awful scandal porn: Nunberg gone wild

Hadas Gold, CNN: “Sam Nunberg’s epic, jaw-dropping, media circus

Maggie Haberman & Adam Goldman, New York Times: “Ex-Trump aide Sam Nunberg says he will refuse grand jury order. Unless he doesn’t.

Aaron Blake, Washington Post: “What on earth was Sam Nunberg doing? A few theories.

Brian Stelter, CNN: “Sam Nunberg goes dark on Tuesday after his spectacular media meltdown"

Reporting or trespassing?

Betsy Bailey, Searcy School District: “Searcy School District statement

Tyler Thomason, KARK-TV: “Searcy newspaper responds to claims of its reporters trespassing at schools

KNWA-TV: “Searcy Schools call police on reporters investigating school security

The Daily Citizen: “Statement from the editor

NBC to run fewer ads

Jill Disis, CNN: “Why you’ll see fewer ads on NBC this fall

Brian Steinberg, Variety: “NBC Universal vows to cut primetime ads by 29% across all tv networks

Jeanine Poggi, AdAge: “NBCUniversal promises to slash tv commercials by 20 percent

Erica Sweeney, MarketingDive: “NBC will use AI to match advertisers with programming

Edit tests: A written job interview

Zoë Beery, Columbia Journalism Review: “Edit tests are out of control, say journalists in search of jobs

Sniffing out satire

The Babylon Bee: “CNN purchases industrial-sized washing machine to spin news before publication

Snopes.com: “Did CNN purchase an industrial-sized washing machine to spin news?

Paula Bolyard, PJ Media: “Facebook threatens satire site Babylon Bee over CNN story that Snopes rated ‘false’