Viola Davis and Sharing the Spotlight on Social Media

Actress Viola Davis made history last night becoming the first Black woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama series. In her acceptance speech, she emphasized the need for diversity in Hollywood, and how often there aren’t enough roles for Black women for them to even be in a position to win … More Viola Davis and Sharing the Spotlight on Social Media

Social Media is an Opportunity for Media Diversity

This week I had the opportunity attend Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.’s Congressional Black Caucus forum on improving images of Black women in the media. It was a lively discussion that raised a lot of questions about not only the media images Black women are chosen–and sometimes choose–to portray but also which images we choose … More Social Media is an Opportunity for Media Diversity

Interview with the Trillectro Social Media Team

In my last post I talked about the lessons we could learn about audience engagement from Trillectro 2015, but after publishing the post I realized I had more questions about what goes into live-tweeting a large-scale event. In my professional life I have live tweeted conferences, hill briefings, and speeches but nothing as large as … More Interview with the Trillectro Social Media Team