Pamela Hill Nettleton

Pamela Hill Nettleton is a professor, writer, and editor. She teaches media studies and journalism and researches domestic violence coverage in media as well as masculinity and gender in media, and has taught at the University of Minnesota and at Marquette University.

She writes books, magazine articles, librettos, scripts, and essays. Her award-winning essays and articles appears in Redbook, FamilyFun, Sports Illustrated for Kids, Better Homes & Gardens, U.S. Catholic, Reader’s Digest magazines, the StarTribune, the Pioneer PressFine Gardening, Milwaukee Magazine, Live Music, MEL, The Lutheran, Bride Again, Mpls./St Paul Magazine, Twin Cities Business Monthly, Minnesota Bride, Midwest Home & Design, American Hockey, Minnesota Monthly magazine, and other web and print publications.

Writing

November 1, 2018

Love one another?

If I love all the selves housed within me, including the flawed, human, insecure ones, then why would I need to hate you? This love one another stuff always confused me. When the priest would call...
September 14, 2018

Journalism as an Act of Grace

First Published in U.S. Catholic, June 2017 In fourth grade, to Sister Clarita at St. Raphael’s Elementary School, I announced I would be a writer. Had I known about jobs with more status and better...
September 14, 2018

The Media And #MeToo

First Published in U.S. Catholic, March 2018 The #MeToo movement, launched by activist Tarana Burke 10 years ago, went viral in October after actress Alyssa Milano and other prominent women publicized it, and after countless...
September 14, 2018

Wonder Woman At Last

First Published in U.S. Catholic, September 2017 In Wonder Woman, there are moments of a kind so uncommonly witnessed in film that the audience can almost hear paradigms shifting, like giant, tectonic plates of cultural...
September 14, 2018

Lost In Space – Again

First Published in U.S. Catholic, September 2018 This Time, The Far-Flung Family Is A Lot More Modern Toss a family onto a deserted tropical island—or, say, an uncharted planet in outer space—and see what happens when...
September 14, 2018

Black Panther and Heroism

First Published in U.S. Catholic, June 2018 Who gets to be a hero? In ancient Greece, heroes were half god, half human. Comic superheroes followed that classic mold—unlikely, nerdy people with exceptional abilities to leap tall...

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