Recent Articles by Chandra Johnson
The beheading of U.S. photojournalist James Foley by an ISIS militant was filmed; should it be shared online?
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:22 pm 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.
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 12:25 pm MDT
Harry Potter is about magic — right? Or is it actually about tolerance and empathy? New studies have shed light on how what we read as kids influences the adults we become.
Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014 4:40 pm MDT
The 2014 summer box office is one of the worst in years, despite similar reviews and ratings compared to 2013's films. What happened?
Published: Thursday, August 14, 2014 10:18 am MDT
Cartoon Network's Adult Swim has outraged faith groups with its new show "Black Jesus."
Published: Monday, August 11, 2014 2:08 pm MDT
It's no secret that there are precious few roles in Hollywood for racial minorities, but many online seem to think the problem lies with the industry "gatekeepers."
Published: Monday, August 11, 2014 12:06 pm MDT
With Michael Bay's reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle franchise looming, response is lukewarm so far. Is it because Americans have changed the way they think about crime?
Published: Friday, August 8, 2014 12:48 pm MDT
The athletic apparel company looks to corner a large female market with its new women-centric ads.