Get to Know a Tumblr with Torie Rose Deghett
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Get to Know a Tumblr — Torie Rose Deghett

Projects at FJP World Headquarters forced us to take a week off but we’re back with Episode 3 of Get to Know a Tumblr.

Today we present Torie Rose Deghett.

Torie runs The Political Notebook, a current events Tumblr that she launched last July.

Torie’s origin story for The Political Notebook is really interesting: she created it as something entirely different than what it is now, and lessons from that are definitely valuable to both new journalists and those looking to cover new beats.

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Previous episodes of Get to Know a Tumblr can be found here.

The War Photo No One Would Publish

The War Photo No One Would Publish

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When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.

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AUGUST 8, 2014 The Iraqi soldier died attempting to pull himself up over the dashboard of his truck. The flames engulfed his vehicle and incinerated his body, turning…

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Hip-hop has a misogyny problem and a homophobia problem, and so does a great deal of the rest of pop music and popular country music and popular rock, etc. So does Congress. So do a lot of radio and television hosts. So do… you get my drift. The difference in how we talk about what’s going on is that hip-hop’s misogyny is seen as the misogyny of African-American men, an endemic misogyny seen as somehow far more problematic than white misogyny or white homophobia.

Torie Rose DeGhett - The Political Notebook — “Be Honest”: Feminism, Race and Hip-Hop Criticism