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INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Myths about the Criminal Justice Field

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Myths about the Criminal Justice Field

Many people’s exposure to the criminal justice system is limited to what they see on television or what they experience first hand (often just traffic tickets). The reality of working in criminal justice is quite different than it appears on flashy procedural police dramas. Portland State University produced an interesting infographic about some of the […]

Generalizations About Broads: Comedy Central’s “Broad City”

Generalizations About Broads: Comedy Central’s “Broad City”

Broad City is the new working-girls sitcom produced by superstar Amy Poehler, is about two twenty-something women living in New York City. Who smoke pot. First, a quick bit about pot and TV… Be thankful for cable, because major networks are pretty square on pot. Broadcast network standards basically require pot smoking to obscure the […]