Recent Articles by Chandra Johnson
Published: Sunday, August 31, 2014 8:37 am MDT
Ad campaigns aimed at women like Pantene's #SorryNotSorry and Under Armour's #IWillWhatIWant are a new breed on an old practice: Getting women to buy things. But is the latest crop of ads just about marketing, ...
Published: Friday, August 29, 2014 10:14 am MDT
Word or emoji? Face or screen? There are more ways than ever to communicate, but some experts are concerned that too much reliance on less-direct forms of communication could be bad for children and families.
Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:03 am MDT
Facebook announced this week it has changed its algorithm to weed out misleading or sensationalized posts known as clickbait. Will this bring better information to timelines, or just give Facebook more control ...
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...