On April 3rd, Boston University’s Sexual Assault Response & Prevention Center hosted a screening and panel about how masculinity fits in with the #MeToo Movement. The first part of the event screened the Masculinity in Crisis? episode of “#MeToo, Now What?” Zainab Salbi, humanitarian and editor, hosts this 5-part PBS series that aired in February,… Read More #MeTooandMasculinity
Being that Buzzfeed, as we know by now, is divided in two sectors: Entertainment and News. The two parts of Buzzfeed cover very different areas in the media; the news side can cover anything from a Sarah Sanders press conference regarding the deaths of Alton Sterling and Stephon Clark, to the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower. The entertainment… Read More Extra! Extra! Tweet all about it!
On March 12, 2018, one of Snapchat’s advertisements asked users if they would rather “Slap Rihanna” or “Punch Chris Brown.” Is it just me, or is this ad that popped up on my Snapchat extremely tone deaf? Like what were they thinking with this? pic.twitter.com/7kP9RHcgNG — Royce Mann (@TheRoyceMann) March 12, 2018 Twitter users responded… Read More So she said, and so it shall be done
The best part of major events happening in the world, is getting to relive them through memes and commentary. Luckily for us, Buzzfeed is a master of procuring both in neat listicles. For the Super Bowl, Buzzfeed chose to highlight the most awkward things that happened during the big game. Formatting the article in a… Read More Is it better to live-watch or relive the Super Bowl?
Often the butt of a joke, no publication wants to be compared to Buzzfeed, the “fake journalism” listicle site where you go to find out which Oscar nominated film matches your love life, not the latest on the State of the Union address. But Buzzfeed was never trying to be something other than a site… Read More Buzzfeed Operates Exactly How You Think It Does
In elementary school, standard technique to solving simple disagreements is allowing all involved parties a chance to speak, but only when they possess a special item that is passed around. Think of a ball, a stuffed animal, or in this case, a “talking stick.” On Monday, Republican Sen. Susan Collins suggested the use of… Read More Speak softly and carry a big stick?