Showing 34 results for tag Media and Journalism

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 9, 2017

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

Event | February 17, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 1, 2017

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

Event | March 24, 2018

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | January 14, 2018

History in the News

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable with Mid-Valley historians, political scientists, and other experts. The topic of each discussion will be pulled straight from the headlines ten days in advance.

Event | November 16, 2017

CANCELED: History in the News

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable with Mid-Valley historians, political scientists, and other experts. The topic of each discussion will be pulled straight from the headlines ten days in advance.

Event | October 19, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 4, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | December 7, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 2, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | November 15, 2017

Conversation Project: After Obama

Talking Race in America Today

Event | October 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | October 22, 2017

Conversation Project: Beyond Fake News

How We Find Accurate Information about the World

Event | October 7, 2017

History in the News: Should Historians Be Pundits?

Recent editorials in the New York Times, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post have raised questions about whether and how historians ought to opine on current events and political issues. Are historians supposed to be apolitical? How should historians engage in political debate—if at all? This event is funded in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | July 20, 2017

History in the News: Real Stories of "Fake" News

Accusations and allegations about “fake news" and the manipulations of “mainstream media” aren’t unique to America in the twenty first century. Join Willamette Heritage Center for a conversation about the history of journalism’s role in educating, empowering, and enraging Oregonians. This event is funded in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | June 15, 2017

Stolen Land and Borrowed Dollars

Creative resistance bloomed in the lead up to the Vancouver Olympics. An excerpt from Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics by Jules Boykoff

Magazine | April 11, 2016

Trademark Offense

Bandleader Simon Tam explains his fight to trademark his band’s name, “The Slants.” Tam recently argued his case before the US Supreme Court. He won.

Magazine | August 11, 2015

A Return Passage

Reporter Putsata Reang and photographer Kim Nguyen share their stories of leaving their home countries as refugees, meeting as students at the University of Oregon, and returning to Southeast Asia as journalists. A film produced by Dawn Jones for Oregon Humanities.

Beyond the Margins | August 5, 2015

Full Circle

Two journalists return to their native countries to help other journalists express dissent.

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Magazine Podcast: Quandary

Talking about Ferguson, feminism, and filling out forms with Oregon Humanities magazine contributors

Beyond the Margins | December 17, 2014

The Late Show

Journalist Nigel Duara on the media becoming part of the story in the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Feel-Good Feminism

Bitch Media cofounder Andi Zeisler wonders if feminism's pop-culture cachet has doomed the movement.

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Who's Minding Your Business?

A conversation with writer William T. Vollmann on privacy, surveillance, and hope

Magazine | March 25, 2014

Trapped in the Spotlight

What happens when quitting your job means quitting yourself? An essay by Courtenay Hameister

Magazine | March 25, 2014

In Search of the New

Editor Kathleen Holt on desire for the novel, the riveting, and the spectacular

Magazine | November 27, 2013

One Giant Step

Coming of age during the hopeful days of American space exploration. An essay by Dmae Roberts

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Who Cares About the Future of Music?

Opportunities and ethics in the age of Internet music streaming. An essay by Dave Allen

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Burning Bushes

When it comes to attention-getting spectacles, God is no longer the only game in town. An essay by Dan DeWeese

Magazine | July 25, 2013

An Anecdotal Glossary of Spectacle

M. Allen Cunningham sorts through our landscape of scandal, show, and distraction

Magazine | July 25, 2013

Fearful Beauty

Embracing both the wonder and terror of awe. An essay by Courtney Campbell

Magazine | July 25, 2013

Unforgiven, Unforgotten

A month before Barack Obama was elected president of the United States, I ensnared myself in stupid, late-night hijinks that landed me on front pages nationwide and nearly in prison in the rural Midwest.

Magazine | July 25, 2013

Monstrousness of Empathy

When a private tragedy becomes public property. An essay by Nancy Rommelmann

Magazine | July 25, 2013

How Courtenay Got Her Funny Back

Sexy has no place in the kill-or-die world of comedy. An essay by Courtenay Hameister

Magazine | December 5, 2010