The latest appeal by one of Michael Jackson’s accusers was dismissed by the court on 24 April 2021, but the legal battle to fully reinstate Jackson’s integrity continues, as discussed by Kerry Hennigan in this month’s MJ Studies Today column. The Jackson Estate are suing for public arbitration with HBO on the latter’s four-hour television film that, in 2019, threatened to put an abrupt end to Jackson’s legacy as an entertainer and humanitarian.
When the recent documentary “Leaving Neverland” surfaced without warning, Michael Jackson fans behaved as they always have done in leaping to their idol’s defense. It has been a matter of necessity for them since the 1990s when the first claims... Continue Reading →
Abstract In this month’s column, Kerry Hennigan discusses the latest Michael Jackson controversy and the ongoing negativity in the media. She asks why it is that Michael Jackson is constantly targeted time and time again. Access the article here: https://michaeljacksonstudies.org/mj-studies-today-xxxix/ The... Continue Reading →
Being a review of Joseph Vogel's book "Earth Song: Michael Jackson and the Art of Compassion" with additional commentary on the artist and the song.
Abstract: Kerry Hennigan experienced that we can still learn a lot from Michael Jackson and his care for people. Michael Jackson had no constrictions when helping those in need. Access the article here: http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/mj-studies-today-xx/ The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that... Continue Reading →
Abstract: In this column, Kerry Hennigan analyses Earth Song, the meaning and importance of this classic in Michael Jackson’s catalogue. Access the article here: http://michaeljacksonstudies.org/mj-studies-today-xvi/ The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies asks that you acknowledge The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies as the... Continue Reading →
Abstract: In the October column, Kerry Hennigan talks about the role of advocacy as part of the Michael Jackson fan phenomenon. Access this article via MJ Studies Today X (14-10-2016) — The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies | ISSN: 2452-0497