Why The Eyes And Ears Of American Media Must Become Diversified

by Madeline White Before 1900, news was conveyed in a simple and relatively limited manner. Today, however, there are thousands of different outlets for conveying information and telling stories to people. Back then, journalism was more of an art form, because people were less desensitized. Attention spans were longer and the written word was examined…

‘White Sea’ Drops Jaws At Bootleg Residency

by Madeline White The ears of passersby on Beverly Boulevard likely perked up with confusion when walking by the Bootleg Theater Wednesday Night, as eruptions of collective screams and roars intermittently filled the sound waves. Why was the crowd screaming? Probably because Morgan Kibby of “White Sea” just powered through a high note—and I mean,…

San Diegan Breaks The Mold At NBC 7

by Madeline White NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia is an anchor unlike many others. She isn’t thirsty to be hired into a big city market. She isn’t desperate to be promoted to the next NBC Nightly News anchor. She goes to her job everyday in sunny San Diego with a smile on her face, because for her,…

Brewery Artwalk Gets L.A.’s Creative Juices Flowing

Most people come to the Brewery Artwalk expecting to shop for items that could upgrade their walls. What many people do not expect is that their wardrobe can get an update as well. The free-to-attend event featured designs both visual and wearable with scenes of handloom panchos beside avant-garde paintings and sculptures. A dazzling cultural…

Celebrity Scouting At The Historic Beverly Hills Hotel

by Madeline White A bubbling mimosa balanced carefully as it passed by me on a server’s tray. The smell of rich mahogany, my steaming coffee, and possibly 100-year-old carpet wafted in the air around me. My eyes panned the room as I surveyed the restaurant guests. “The Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel is…

Adams Moves Upward And Onward With Self-Titled Album

Ryan Adams’s Ryan Adams An album review by Maddie White Adams has a tendency to emphasize a power chord at the end of a verse, so powerful, rich, and soulful, that just that chord alone can make you feel the entire message of the song. This musical technique can be over-executed by many artists, causing it…

‘Dark Bird’ Flies High

“Dark Bird is Home,” by Tallest Man on Earth An Album Review by Maddie White In a recent interview he did with SPIN Magazine, Kristian Matsson, also known by his stage name The Tallest Man on Earth (TMoE), told interviewers, “On some of the songs I had to censor myself because it was too personal….

Brody Jenner and Girlfriend Spark Engagement Rumors With Romantic Bali Trip

  by Madeline White Reality television star Brody Jenner took to Instagram several times this week while on vacation in Bali with closer-than-ever girlfriend Kaitlynn Carter. Aside from several stunning shots of lush green landscapes and wildlife, most of which he snapped on a Canon 5D camera, the former star of MTV’s “The Hills” posted…

Maddie: The Multimedia News Reporter

Maddie is currently pursuing a Masters degree in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. Expected graduation is May 2016. Maddie is also a lead news anchor on Annenberg TV News. She appears courtesy of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Watch her latest episode here: ATVN Newscast:…