There are many proposals to transform institutions of peer review, and perhaps in time some will come to fruition. But there is a simple step that every concerned reviewer could take, right now, to make the process better, fairer, more useful and more human.
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Mediated drag images are often foregrounded, particularly as contemporary scholarship posits how reality television and music video challenge disseminated images of drag through parody and confrontational disregard for societal convention. Until recently, such representations were limited to television, film, and music video. But several drag artists have developed huge followings based on their online activity.
Torchwood’s finale is full of bi- action (bipolar showdowns, bilateral immortality, and SF’s human/alien binary) as its showrunner seeks to second-guess audience expectations. But how much does it leave its viewers guessing?
Tomorrow Antenna will kick-off its second annual premiere week. But is Premiere Week what it used to be?
It’s in the long-term best interests of the field on a variety of fronts that we work to play a more prominent role in the policy arena. But how do we do so?
Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
‘Miracle Day’ offers a literalising, telefantasy take on “global” drama this week, as well as seeming to literalise an infamous aphorism at the same time…
As culture becomes increasingly digitized, arguments for the “dematerialization” of media are becoming commonplace. However, media have always been, and remain, embedded in and structured by material objects, networks, and practices that delimit their uses and meanings.
My wife and I had the first of our three children during my first year as a faculty member, so I’ve never really known what it is to be a professor or a father without simultaneously wearing the other hat.
Most scholars of media have at some point stumbled onto something from another country without the proper frame of reference and been utterly bewildered by it. Generation P seems to be consciously playing up this experience as part of its appeal for a niche foreign market.