In Brazil and Kentucky, rural populations are producing media content to take on marginalization and discrimination in their communities
How an Instagram-based gossip franchise allows celebrities to manage the authenticity of their public personae.
At Ghana’s Kumasi Central Market gossip is more than idle talk. It helps traders mitigate economic risk and boost professional reputations.
Tea sipping has a distinctly queer pedigree. To serve tea properly, one must be skilled in the art of verbal delivery.
Gossip and rumor are important informal modes of communication, influencing public opinion and individual actions. But, the distinction between information and falsehood can be difficult to see.
For international aid workers, gossip is a means of navigating a complex industry and acquiring essential information.
Trump’s Twitter intimidation may have been politically expedient bluster. But, it threatened our collective cultural legacy, regional stability, and scientific inquiry.
Elmer Miller, an extraordinary anthropologist, teacher, mentor, and the former professor and chair of the Anthropology Department at Temple University (1966–1996), died on December 6, 2019, at Cathedral Village in Philadelphia.
Naomi Katz died at 88 in her apartment at The Redwoods in Mill Valley in the company of her sons, Lawrence Brickman and Daniel Katz.
Mischa Penn passed away on December 7, 2019, at age 89.