Some of my favourite essays.
The Media Cannot be ‘Neutral’ on Roe v. Wade
Let me set the scene for you: 6pm EST; my grandmother’s living room. We zoom in slowly on local newscaster Ryan Bonazzo: hair sharp, sporting an amazing shirt and tie combo. And then a rift into a Margret Atwood series opens.
An article written in response to the concept of Faultlines in 2022.
Distorted Democracy: Wealth, Power, and Privilege in the 2019 Varsity Blues Scandal
This scandal holds the potential to be a devastating blow to educational institutions, however, the media is framing it as a celebrity story without sustained investigation and discussion. Changes in visibility and new media have led to a preferred storyline that is already reaching its denouement during the investigation.
Public Health and Personal Autonomy: The Global Community in the Age of Pandemics￼
***Updated December 31, 2021 – now with better writing, and discussion of the racial disparities in diabetes diagnoses. Many thanks to Mandy for correcting my broad-stroked (and sometimes incorrect) medical claims***
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