We stood wide-eyed in front of Nike West’s newest building in Culver City. The unmarked office looked like a futuristic airplane hangar from the outside. Inside, Nike running shoes, painted the colors of the rainbow, adorned one of the walls in the foyer. It was the only hint this was Nike’s headquarters. I would have taken a photo — if it wasn’t for the nondisclosure agreements we signed as we entered.
Diversity and Inclusion
A new study examines the ecosystem of the animation industry and finds pluses and minuses for women in the field.
Interested in the broader questions about sports? Ben Carrington, associate professor of sociology and journalism, examines how race, mass media, and popular culture play roles in what happens on the field and the effect of sports on society.
A new report reveals that mental health conditions are rare and dehumanized in film and TV.
As Rocketman flies into theaters this weekend with a central focus on LGBT identity and addiction, it offers unique insight into the experience of living with a mental health condition. It’s also a rare look at the topic: A study out today reveals how few characters across popular film and TV series exhibit mental health conditions and that those who do are routinely dehumanized.
Before Shushan Minasian came to Los Angeles two years ago from her native Russia, her concept of the city was based on, well, Hollywood.
“I think what I’ve learned from working on Moonlight is, we see what happens when you persecute people,” Mahershala Ali said as he accepted the 2017 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role
When The Force Report, a database that collects information about police use of force in New Jersey, released a major announcement in mid-November 2018, reporter Disha Raychaudhuri of NJ Advance Media was ready to crunch the numbers.
Angela pulled over to the side of the road for the second time that evening as she and Tyrah Majors continued their journey to Culver City. Angela got out of the car and beckoned for Majors to follow.