Emily Reuben


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The Coven S4E10: Channel Awesome is not so awesome

04/26/2018 10:36am

We're back witches, with another magical episode of the Coven Podcast.  This week, we're looking at the issues surrounding Channel Awesome. From  sexual harassment, rape scripts, mismanagement, and non-apologies for  all this, it seems to be one of YouTube's many sinking ships.

Channel Awesome outs former content producer as sexual predator, prompting subscribers and content producers to leave

04/25/2018 6:20pm

In the video aggregate site’s most recent response to controversies surrounding former content producers, Channel Awesome has seemingly revealed the identity of a sexual predator who used to work in association with the company. Chatlogs shown in the company’s response indicated that former contributor Justin Carmical was grooming and assaulting other Channel Awesome content producers. These revelations are the product of a series of responses to a list of grievances levied against Channel Awesome by a number of people who used to make content that was hosted on the Channel Awesome website. The nature of the grievances levied against Channel Awesome’s present and past management include poor management, sexism, and even protecting sexual predators. 

Documenting Docs: ‘Titicut Follies’

04/22/2018 2:30pm

During a time of significant corruption and controversy in the mental health industry, 'Titicut Follies' portrays the brutal reality of institutionalization.

Documenting Docs: "Audrie and Daisy"

04/03/2018 5:31pm

This week we are going to look at a film that highlights the perils faced by young people when they are not listened to: Netflix’s Audrie and Daisy. The documentary focuses on Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman, two high school students who both experienced cyberbullying, vandalism, and exclusion after being sexually assaulted. 

Documenting Docs: 'When Kids Wrote the Headlines'

03/27/2018 11:16am

The short documentary When Kids Wrote the Headlines: The Children’s Express/Y-Press Story details an Indianapolis program that allowed children as young as 10 to work alongside their slightly older peers under the watch of reporters for the Indianapolis Star.