Benjamin Burroughs In The News

Profile: Benjamin Burroughs

August 15, 2019
Playing defense, President Donald Trump made up facts in the aftermath of two mass shootings and as U.S. businesses braced for a potentially devastating trade war with China.
August 7, 2019
In the aftermath of Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, President Donald Trump placed blame on video game makers, seeking to link games like "Call of Duty" with a rise in gun violence. Fears of a backlash against the industry sent shares of game developers tumbling on Monday
August 6, 2019
Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas .
August 6, 2019
After shootings, politicians from both parties suggest video games lead to violent behavior. Yet there is no scientific evidence backing this theory.
Vice
March 1, 2019
Think of “protest art” and you likely imagine certain cliches from a previous era: Hippies gathered around an acoustic guitar, John Lennon and Yoko Ono camping out in their bedroom for weeks.
January 7, 2019
Bird Box has been inescapable. Netflix’s newest horror film, released over the Christmas period, may not sound like festive fare, but that didn’t stop it racking up more than 45 million views in within a week. From marketing to meme-ability, everything about Bird Box was designed to give it the best shot at going viral.
November 20, 2018
Netflix is the world's most dominant streaming subscription service, but it may only have one year to rest comfortably at the top. Then, the might of Disney is chasing it down.
July 18, 2018
It's now a weekly, if not daily, occurrence: A video is posted on Facebook or Twitter showing a white person calling police on black people for minor violations or nothing at all, a new form of social media shaming that's exposed the everyday racism black Americans face and brought swift repercussions for the perpetrators.