In the first post in our “Honoring Hilmes” series, Bill Kirkpatrick argues that the quality of Michele Hilmes’ scholarship is undisputed, yet the example of her great work alone is not why Radio Studies is now thriving. It is also because Hilmes has done the (arguably much harder) work of field-building.
Bill Kirkpatrick continues our week-long series of reports from the SCMS 2015 conference. He argues that radio studies within SCMS is coming into its own, and the Society is better for it.
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.
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…
Clear Channel has figured out how to profit from college radio. Can college radio survive its embrace?
With a title like that, it was bound to either be more dirty or less dirty than I expected.
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.
At the TWiT Cottage and around the web, a new kind of network television is taking hold.
Ten years after John Fiske’s retirement from academia, three generations of colleagues and students assess his legacy and ongoing relevance
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.