Posts Tagged "Academy Awards"

Oscar Selfies: Authenticity at the 86th Academy Awards

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in Critic's Area | 2 comments

Dear Readers, In the last 12 hours, I had a fascinating conversation with Toronto-based American historian Jarret Ruminski.  On my Facebook page, I shared how Ellen DeGeneres’ ‘selfie’ at the 86th Academy Awards got re-tweeted more than 3 million times.  The re-tweet of the ‘star-studded selfie’ led to Samsung donating a total of $3 million to two of her favorite charities: the Humane Society and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  More on Ruminski makes an excellent...

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