Popular Culture

Rhody Rhode Up: We are talking the BIG game!” February 3, 2017. The Rhode Show. (Live TV panel)

There He Is, Mr. Cabinet Secretary.” December 14, 2016. Susan Chira. The New York Times.

Hollywood stars follow Obama’s gun control script, tweeting White House talking points on cue.” January 13, 2016. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

Are celebrity selfies exacerbating some fans’ body image issues?” June 30, 2015. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

TV now exploiting rape for ratings?” June 2, 2015. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

Playboy has Terry Richardson shoot entire issue despite past assault claims.” February 26, 2015. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahni in trouble for nude photo shoot?” February 11, 2015. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

Miley Cyrus takes heat for ‘Free the Nipple’ Instagram Posts.” December 30, 2014. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on teaching boys to respect women. November 13, 2014.

Renee Zellweger’s changed face a result of ‘insecurities,’ source says.” October 22, 2014. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay. (re-quoted on October 31st by Joanna Crawley)

Has the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reached the cover of Vogue?” September 12, 2014. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

GAP uses skinny model to market ‘curvy’ jeans.” August 27, 2014. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on photoshopping disclaimers in fashion ads. June 26, 2014.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on woman carrying babyon train of wedding dress. June 3, 2014.

“‘Mom’s Night Out:’ Critics bash movie about stay-at-home moms.” May 15, 2014. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

NECN television appearance on “Advice: How to get your teen into casual reading.” May 13, 2014.

Lena Dunham: Victim of Hollywood body shaming?” March 26, 2014. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

Katy Perry ‘Dark Horse’ video scrubbed after petition by Muslim critic surfaces.” February 27, 2014. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

AM900 CHML’s The Bill Kelly Show on Justin Bieber’s arrest. January 24, 2014.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on iPad infant seat. December 2, 2013.

Abigail Breslin poses topless at 17: Is that too young?” November 25, 2013. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

Did Hampshire College group ban afro-beat band for being ‘too white’?” October 29, 2013. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on Bad Celebrity Role Models for Teen Girls. October 4, 2013.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on “Parent Shaming.” September 24, 2013.

From party girl to modern mom: Snooki now a health and parenting icon.” September 16, 2013. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

Are pop stars who glorify the drug molly responsible when fans use it?” September 5, 2013. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

New ‘Bachelor’ Juan Pablo Galavis Has a Kid. Should She Have to Go on Thus Journey Too?” August 6, 2013. Yahoo!Shine. Piper Weiss.

NECN television appearance on Seventeen Magazine’s article about online dating (“Seventeen magazine comes under fire for online dating article.”). July 31, 2013.

The Language of Honey Boo Boo.” July 17, 2013. The Hairpin. Kate Andrews.

HuffPost Live Guest Appearance on “The Lost Girls.” May 17, 2013.

Zoe Saldana’s Weight Revealed on the Cover of Allure.” May 14, 2013. omg! Yahoo!. Raechal Leone Shewfelt.

“Apps for Kids: Content Wars for the Milk and Cookie Set.” May 12, 2013. CNBC.com. Matt Twomey.

WGBH television appearance on young men and terrorism, based on Cameron D’Ambrosio arrest (Greater Boston with Emily Rooney). May 2, 2013.

Teen Mom Pushes for Sex Tape.” April 22, 2013. The Province. The Dish.

Beyonce raises eyebrows with risque world tour outfits.” April 19, 2013. The Guardian. Jess Cartner-Morley and Imogen Fox.

Beyonce slammed for golden breast costume.” April 17, 2013. FoxNews.com. Pop Tarts

MTV star Farrah Abraham’s porn video ‘a new low of lows,’ experts say.” April 11, 2013. FoxNews.com. Hollie McKay.

NECN television appearance on Lil Poopy, 9-year-old rapper (“Can nurturing childrens’ talent go too far?”). March 1, 2013.

NECN television appearance on what types of beauty treatments are acceptable for young kids (“Family Talk: Beautifying children.”). February 5, 2013.

A Teen Mom’s Tragic Life Unfolds in Real Time. Why Do We Follow Jenelle Evans?” January 23, 2013. Yahoo! Shine. Piper Weiss.

NECN television appearance on parents punishing their daughter by posting embarrassing photos of themselves to Facebook (“Social media to discipline kids?“). October 25, 2012

15-year-old Living Doll is YouTube’s Controversial New Star.” March 23, 2012. Yahoo! Shine. Piper Weiss. (one of Yahoo!Shine’s most popular articles of 2012: http://www.hotgossiptown.com/youtubes-controversial-new-star/)

NECN television appearance on t(w)een viral “Am I Pretty?” videos (“‘Am I pretty?’ videos getting some ugly responses”). March 9, 2012.

Are reality TV shows like ‘Dance Moms’ destroying kids? Pt. 2.” October 18, 2011. HitFix. Liane Bonin Starr.

Are reality TV shows like ‘Dance Moms’ destroying kids? Pt. 1.” October 14, 2011. HitFix. Liane Bonin Starr.

As ‘Kate Plus 8′ signs off, what’s next for the Gosselin kids? Reality TV child stars face unchartered territory.” Yahoo! Shine. September 9, 2011. Piper Weiss.

Contexts Podcast on Children and Reality TV. July 6, 2010.

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