Author: Erin Copple Smith

Erin Copple Smith (Denison University) researches the media industries—specifically conglomerates and the intersection of ownership and content, as well as various advertising and promotional strategies (including all the cool stuff ad agencies think they’ve created, but are really just variations on “old” techniques).

BET’s Got Game

Tonight, The Game, a sitcom originally produced for and aired on The CW, premieres its fourth season on its new home, BET. The story behind that move leaves me wondering about the future of “diversity” (whatever that might mean) on broadcast television.