Leah Damm

Leah Damm is a sociology and anthropology major and writer.

Television
Jul 12, 2016

Why the snobs are wrong about reality TV

Over the weekend Lizzie Marvelly wrote a column condemning reality television, a sentiment which she shares with many. But is reality TV really heralding the end of critical thinking, devouring brain cells as every minute passes? Leah Damm responds.

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Media
Jun 27, 2016

The real life problem with body-shaming a cartoon Polynesian

The MPs and academics who've criticised the depiction of Maui in an upcoming Disney movie are helping perpetuate damaging stereotypes about Polynesian people, argues Leah Damm.

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