Interviews

Truth or Consequences: Why the Media Still Matter

Recap for Truth or Consequences: Why the Media Still Matter

Open your phone. Which apps occupy the valuable real estate on your home screen? Facebook? Twitter? Snapchat? Which app would be the first you open to find breaking news? Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and other social media platforms may be the first place we look to for news,...

Prejudice & John Phillips

Prejudice & John Phillips

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal . . ..” But do we really believe that? Phillips submits that the hypocrisy uttered in this line has not changed much since 1776. Not when slavery was abolished in 1865. Not...

A conversation with Fatène Ben-Hamza after her TEDxJacksonville Talk

A conversation with Fatène Ben-Hamza after her TEDxJacksonville Talk

We touched base with Fatène Ben-Hamza to find out what's been happening since her TEDxJacksonville talk. “A lot has changed in Tunisia over the last five years. We have gone from dictatorship to revolution to political transition to what looks like the beginning of a promising,...

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7 Questions for Tessa Duvall

Tessa Duvall joined The Florida Times-Union as the education, children and families reporter in December 2014. She graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in journalism and sociology from Western Kentucky University in December 2013 and spent a year reporting on education from the dusty oil fields of West Texas before moving...

Mental Health Talk at TEDxJacksonville

A Brain Dump from Out of Your Mind, a TEDxJacksonville Salon

“Out of Your Mind” was a TEDxJacksonville Salon on mental health for the Northeast Florida community. The event sold out in less than a week, proving that these conservations are critical and that Jacksonville is ready to eliminate the shame and silence that some still associate...

6 Ideas worth spreading from TEDxTuesdays at the Cummer "Women Kicking Ass"

6 Ideas Worth Spreading from “Women Kicking Ass”

"Women Kicking Ass” was our final salon in the TEDxTuesdays series the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens.   Here are 6 ideas worth spreading, out of the many presented Tuesday evening. Men and women are judged through different lenses. There’s a word for “Bossy” in almost every language for...