ABC made the May 8, 2018 episode of “Roseanne” available in advance for comment by some thoughtful observers. When producer Tom Werner, an old friend, asked me if I had some scholars to suggest, I immediately thought of Amir Hussain and Sohad Murrar. Marty Kaplan, Director, Norman Lear Center Why… More
This originally appeared in the Forward and is republished with permission. In this week’s episode, Roseanne hates on the Muslims. Spoiler alert: By the end, Roseanne gets woke. But how many racist jokes can the season’s highest-rated scripted TV series make without itself being racist? I wonder how I’d feel… More
2018 Ev Rogers Award winner Kathleen Hall Jamieson delivered this trenchant colloquium on the comprehensive, destructive efforts of Russian interference during the U.S. 2016 Presidential election. READ THE FULL TRANSCRIPT.