Category Archives: Books

Saving Undershaw: Holmes Fans Unite

by Becky Mezzanotte What do you get when you cross a historical building in need of saving and a worldwide group of fans about a particular Victorian novel? If you guessed a book of fan-written stories about Sherlock Holmes with … Continue reading

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Film: China’s Let the Bullets Fly

by Echo Xie When Filmfest DC (the annual International Film Festival in Washington, D.C., this year from April 11 until April 22) released its playlist for its 26th year, I was thrilled to see Let the Bullets Fly in their … Continue reading

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Sarkozy Blames the Internet for Jihadist Violence

by Rick Rockwell French President Nicolas Sarkozy is winning plaudits for his handling of the killing spree that gripped Toulouse, France last week.  By taking a strong stand to bolster a grieving nation and pushing his security forces to their … Continue reading

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Examining Why the Media Ignore Refugees in America

(Editor’s Note: Some students in the International Media program at American University are now researching their final capstone projects. These projects will take the form of either scholarly papers, or professional and creative projects. We are posting proposals and updates … Continue reading

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The American Media Blackout Israeli Apartheid Week Again

by Dan Gordon Special to Sutradhar’s Market There’s a yearly event that takes place in cities across the world, from Albuquerque to Ljubljana.  All across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Australia there will be speakers and movie … Continue reading

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