Tanya Melendez

researcher at the University of Illinois who studies television, rhetoric, and public discourse

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TV has lied about abortion, says Tanya Melendez, a researcher at the University of Illinois.

Abortion on TV affects our laws and conversations. How storytelling has shifted from 1960s to today

TV has lied about abortion, says Tanya Melendez, a researcher at the University of Illinois.

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