Articles by: Camilla di Galoma

The battle with the invisible hand of advertising

As Silicon Valley continues to boom and new devices and apps pop up by the minute, it is becoming increasingly challenging to live in America and avoid mass media.  Whether it is at home watching NBC, buying toilet paper on Amazon, or on a mobile device watching YouTube videos of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke, advertising seems to be inescapably all […]

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How to get away with addressing social issues

How to get away with addressing social issues

In early October, How To Get Away With Murder, another one of Shonda Rhimes’s brilliant series, aired the second episode of Season Four titled “I’m Not Her.” The episode exemplifies a multifaceted approach to addressing an array of social issues such as mass incarceration and police brutality. In the episode the main character, a high-profile African-American lawyer named Annalise Keating, […]

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Beauty Over Brains? Contradictions in the Miss America Pageant

Beauty Over Brains? Contradictions in the Miss America Pageant

The eager pageant women representing their home states with pride all took the stage last week in Atlantic City with the hopes of becoming crowned the 2018 Miss America. The pageant gives women the chance to win scholarship money by participating in four events: Lifestyle and Fitness, Eveningwear, Talent, and Interviews. Every contestant wins a scholarship of some sort, yet […]

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