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Taylor Swift, Kanye West, and the celebrity effect in politics

Celebrities, athletes, and companies are in a unique position to speak out to their (hundreds of) millions of supporters on politics and other issues, even if their fans might not agree with what they have to say. Should they? And what might happen if a lot more start doing so?
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Why Amanda Bynes is a good case study on how the media handles celebrity breakdowns

Following in the footsteps of Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan, the former The Amanda Show and She's The Man star had a very public meltdown a few years ago. She recently addressed her former drug abuse and mental health issues in Paper Magazine's Break The Internet Issue. What role does the media play in exploiting these young stars' issues and should there be more responsibility when it comes to reporting on mental health? We react.

Why Amanda Bynes is a good case study on how the media handles celebrity breakdowns
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