Recent Articles by Chandra Johnson
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:58 am MDT
A New York Times article detailing the life of slain Ferguson, Missouri, teen Michael Brown said the teen was "no angel," and has shifted the conversation about Brown's death.
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:36 am MDT
Audiences almost needn't have watched the Emmys Monday night, with many media outlets bemoaning the same actors and shows winning in their same categories for years at a time.
Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:00 am MDT
Main character Jonas of "The Giver" is, in many ways, a precursor to the Katniss Everdeens and Tris Priors that populate dystopian young adult fiction today. With the approaching film release, here's a look bac...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:14 pm MDT
Profanity in movies is higher than ever and kids are swearing younger than ever. While there's little science about how profanity affects children, what can parents do to protect kids from inappropriate words?
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:04 pm MDT
The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, is dominating the news in just about any format. But it wouldn't have happened without Twitter.
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:18 am MDT
A new cover for the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl's classic "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" has many online shaking their heads.
The beheading of U.S. photojournalist James Foley by an ISIS militant was filmed; should it be shared online?
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 8:57 am MDT
In light of the videotaped beheading of photojournalist James Foley this week, Twitter has shut down accounts that depict Foley's death, while some news outlets publish links and photos. Which is the right resp...
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:41 pm MDT
He made millions laugh and cry with performances like that in "Dead Poets Society." Now that Robin Williams is dead after an apparent suicide, what can society take from it?
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:01 am MDT
Facebook shocked the world this week by doing the most obvious thing ever: Labeling satire as satire.
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 2:59 pm MDT
"The Honorable Woman," a miniseries on BBC and the Sundance Channel, is set in the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, just as tensions erupt in the Holy Land.