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Lauren Rosewarne

Academic and author

Lauren Rosewarne — Academic and author

Ethics, economics and the errors of Hollywood

Ethics, economics and the errors of Hollywood

The latest Scarlett Johansson controversy is a perfect snapshot of modern Hollywood: it doesn’t operate like a public broadcaster, and will only ever do the "right" thing where it affects the bottom line.

The deplorable media misunderstandings of the Roseanne reboot

The deplorable media misunderstandings of the Roseanne reboot

The political backlash to Roseanne, on screen and off, is playing into the hands of the network and ignoring all that we know about media.

Debate Club: can pop culture be a force for feminist good?

Debate Club: can pop culture be a force for feminist good?

Will the gradual crawl towards representation in pop culture continue in 2018, or is the battle meaningless in the pursuit of profit? Helen Razer and Lauren Rosewarne offer points for both sides.