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Radio at SCMS 2013

March 1, 2013
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Radio at SCMS 2013

Some thoughts on the current state of qualitative radio scholarship, plus a line-up of radio studies related papers, panels, and events at this year's SCMS conference.
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A Remediation Meditation: The Aca-Media Podcast

February 13, 2013
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A Remediation Meditation: The Aca-Media Podcast

It’s the kind of delicious irony that we broadcast historians relish:  in order to move boldly into the future and expand on the cutting edge of communications technology, Cinema Journal has started a radio show. Aca-Media (officially:  “Cinema Journal Presents Aca-Media”) is a new monthly podcast covering current media studies scholarship, issues in the...
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On Radio: Strange Bedfellows

March 25, 2012
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On Radio: Strange Bedfellows

Clear Channel has figured out how to profit from college radio. Can college radio survive its embrace?
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Late to the Party: Dirty Dancing

January 25, 2011
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Late to the Party: Dirty Dancing

With a title like that, it was bound to either be more dirty or less dirty than I expected.
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The ACTA Retreat: Their Ignorance, And Ours

October 21, 2010
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The ACTA Retreat:  Their Ignorance, And Ours

The ACTA retreat is indicative of a larger crisis in how media policy works today. Specifically: we have no idea how media policy works today.
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Posted in Global, Global, Industry, Industry, Internet, Internet, Perspectives, Politics, Politics, Technology, Technology | 3 Comments »

One Future of Network Television: A Literal Cottage Industry

July 7, 2010
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One Future of Network Television:  A Literal Cottage Industry

At the TWiT Cottage and around the web, a new kind of network television is taking hold.
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Posted in Industry, Internet, Perspectives, Radio, Technology, TV | 1 Comment »

Report from the Fiske Matters Conference

June 14, 2010
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Report from the Fiske Matters Conference

Ten years after John Fiske's retirement from academia, three generations of colleagues and students assess his legacy and ongoing relevance
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Greetings from National Broadband Plan, Ohio!

May 15, 2010
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Greetings from National Broadband Plan, Ohio!

What the FCC, which received lackluster response to its announcement that it wanted to bring 100-megabit broadband to American homes, can learn from Google.
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