Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
“You know how sometimes when you’re really really focused…you forget that you’re a person? You forget that anything exists at all?”
Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful, like The Wizard of Oz, represents Kansas monochromatically to highlight the queer and colorful world of Oz. But as far as Hollywood’s concerned, it’s Kansas that’s queer.
In the second part of this series on conferencing strategies and SCMS, focus is given to guidance and advice from faculty at various stages of their career.
In the second part of this series on conferencing strategies and SCMS, focus is given to guidance and advice from graduate students at various stages of their education.
Boycotting Facebook is getting harder, particularly because of the complete invisibility and unawareness of the nature of the social networking site to its members.
Retailer incentives like variant covers are nothing new, but are being emphasized strongly in today’s market.
Why kickstarting Veronica Mars was not simply a procedural act, but rather a social experience awakening, mobilizing and monetizing fan cultures in real time.
Reconsidering the delicate work of tweeting about others’ scholarship, the necessity of establishing best practices for conference tweeting, and the value of digital labor.
Thoughts about the EA/HRC Full Spectrum mini-conference and LGBT representation in the gaming industry.
Amid the flurry of dialogue accumulating discursive authority as “The Year of the MOOC,” what is the contribution of the media and cultural studies scholar?
Why are syllabi going viral, and what does this tell us about the state of higher education?
The final installment of a two-part report on Berlinale 2013, paying particular attention to some of the less publicized, more experimental projects.
Part one of a two-part report on Berlinale 2013, an extensive, well-organized, festival centered on the Potsdamer Platz.