Archive for October, 2012

Ex-Pat TV: Technologies of TV Away from Home

October 29, 2012
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Ex-Pat TV: Technologies of TV Away from Home

How to access media from your homeland while abroad.
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On TLC, Television Studies, and the Specter of the Recent Past

October 27, 2012
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On TLC, Television Studies, and the Specter of the Recent Past

Maureen Ryan calls for a history of lifestyle and its emergence as a dominant form of commercial programming in the US.
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The Middle East: Inside, Outside, and Online

October 26, 2012
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The Middle East: Inside, Outside, and Online

Antenna introduces a new series on the mediation of Middle Eastern politics, edited by Matt Sienkiewicz and articulated through the side-by-side perspectives of bloggers and academics.
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Beyond Content: Paternalism and Foreign Policy in the Presidential Debates

October 25, 2012
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Beyond Content: Paternalism and Foreign Policy in the Presidential Debates

U.S. paternalism and egoism takes center stage in the third round of presidential debates.
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When Professional Wrestling Gets Real

October 24, 2012
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When Professional Wrestling Gets Real

When little is off-limits in terms of storytelling fodder and anything can be expected, how can the audience tell when something truly unexpected happens?
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Transmedia For the One Percent That Matters?

October 22, 2012
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Transmedia For the One Percent That Matters?

While the Occupy movement uses the 1% metaphor to critique social inequality, the Hunted transmedia campaign finds multiple ways to integrate the metaphor into the system of commercial television.
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Live from the Grand Ole Opry

October 19, 2012
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Live from the Grand Ole Opry

Although live performances over radio like those of the Grand Ole Opry are one of the medium's basic functions, liveness is also culturally constructed, and its relationship with radio is fluid and uncertain.
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Premiere Week 2012: The CW

October 18, 2012
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Premiere Week 2012: The CW

Antenna contributors consider the 2012 Fall Premieres from The CW.
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Special Issue: Journal of Popular Film & Television CFP

October 16, 2012
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CFP for a Special Issue of Journal of Popular Film and Television: “New Directions in Screen Technologies”
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NYFF 2012: IN A MELLOW MOOD [Part Two]

October 15, 2012
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NYFF 2012: IN A MELLOW MOOD [Part Two]

Taking on selections from this year's New York Film Festival.
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That’s Debatable: Truth and Values in the Vice-Presidential Debate

October 14, 2012
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That’s Debatable: Truth and Values in the Vice-Presidential Debate

How fact-checking and the win/lose paradigm may distract voters from the more important moments in a debate.
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Exploring Iyanla Vanzant’s Toolkit for Fix My Life

October 11, 2012
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Exploring Iyanla Vanzant’s Toolkit for <i>Fix My Life</i>

In the second of two posts on the enterprise of black female discipline, how does the enterprise change when a black woman is the disciplinarian?
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John Fiske on the Politics of Aesthetics

October 9, 2012
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John Fiske on the Politics of Aesthetics

What political investments are written into discursive analysis? What is the relationship between media literacy and aesthetic analysis?
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NYFF 2012: In a Mellow Mood [Part One]

October 4, 2012
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NYFF 2012: In a Mellow Mood [Part One]

Taking on selections from this year's New York Film Festival.
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