Articles tagged don imus

Reinventing Don Imus: Anatomy of an Excuse

Imus traffics in the tropes of hip-hop and black culture in general on an occasional, selective basis -- a cafeteria approach to cultural exploration as obvious as it is insincere.

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16 Oct 2007 // 3:35 AM

NEW YORK—Don Imus, how can we miss you if you won’t go away? Only six months after leaving the airwaves in disgrace, the

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3 May 2007 // 3:45 AM

NEW YORK - Don Imus is preparing to sue his former employer - and plotting a possible return to radio. The radio jock who was

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Pimps Up, Hos Down: Hip Hops Hold on Young Black Women by T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting

Scholar's canny look at hip-hop's denigration of black women.

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18 Apr 2007 // 2:28 AM

Don Imus’ bile places spotlight on state of women’s sports

NEW YORK—A few days before a broadcasting empire crumbled like a stale saltine, and Essence Carson and her Rutgers teammates started getting as much

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16 Apr 2007 // 4:45 AM

Sometime between the time Don Imus uttered the now-infamous slur about the Rutgers University women’s basketball team and his firing from the airwaves, America

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16 Apr 2007 // 1:34 AM

WASHINGTON - In the end, radio host Don Imus was fired because he didn’t recognize the new, more diverse corporate America. He didn’t

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13 Apr 2007 // 4:04 AM

There is no joy in this. The Rutgers women’s basketball team isn’t throwing a parade and most observers on the sidelines hardly feel

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NEW YORK - Al Sharpton, surrounded by a phalanx of microphones and cameras, stood on 52nd Street, just off Sixth Avenue. It was 6:05 p.m

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13 Apr 2007 // 2:37 AM

The tidal wave of outrage that had already cost Don Imus his TV show swept him off the airwaves altogether Thursday, eight days after the

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12 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Don Imus: The Character of the Content

It would be easy to "get over" a disparaging remark about one’s race or gender (or religion or sexual orientation) if one could confidently believe that one's thus ridiculed identity would never be the cause of denied fair treatment, or extended common courtesy, in society at large.

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12 Apr 2007 // 4:53 AM

With advertisers bailing and critics boiling, MSNBC late Wednesday canceled simulcasts of Don Imus’ popular weekday radio show, “Imus in the Morning.” The decision, effective

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12 Apr 2007 // 2:00 AM

Let us, for a moment, table Don Imus’ contemptible language and address the issue of how he and so many other opinionated gabbers came to

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12 Apr 2007 // 1:53 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - MSNBC said Wednesday that it would drop its simulcast of “Imus in the Morning,” as a growing number of advertisers, including

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Imus steps into ongoing fray about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ hair

CHICAGO—For African-American women, hair has been the battleground over definitions of beauty. And when it comes to their hair, no word is more incendiary

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10 Apr 2007 // 4:02 AM

Don Imus Radio “shock jock” Don Imus has been hit with a shock of his own. The popular personality, known as “I-Man,” will be suspended

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10 Apr 2007 // 1:36 AM

Don Imus NEW YORK - Don Imus tried Monday to put out the firestorm of criticism that’s been raging ever since he insulted the

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9 Apr 2007 // 5:24 AM

NEW YORK - Black radio Sunday debated the appropriate response to WFAN-AM morning host Don Imus calling the Rutgers University women’s basketball team “nappy-headed

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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