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Videographic Criticism 101

July 9, 2015
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Videographic Criticism 101

Melanie Kohnen reflects on what she learned at Middlebury College's videographic criticism workshop.
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Volunteers Wanted: Transforming SCMS From Within

April 3, 2015
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Volunteers Wanted: Transforming SCMS From Within

Karen Petruska reflects on the importance of conference participation in the form of SIGs, committees, and public policy and promotion, all of which operate as the less visible yet vital backbone of SCMS.
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The Importance of Being SIG’d: Scholarly Interest Groups and Their Role at SCMS

April 2, 2015
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The Importance of Being SIG’d: Scholarly Interest Groups and Their Role at SCMS

Collenn Glenn reports on the significance of specialized scholarly interest groups for academic organizations like the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS), which held its annual conference in Montreal last week.
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#DHSCMS: Digital Humanities, Tools, and Approaches at SCMS 2015

April 1, 2015
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#DHSCMS: Digital Humanities, Tools, and Approaches at SCMS 2015

Derek Long continues our series of SCMS 2015 conference reports with a summary and assessment of some of the digitally-oriented panels and presentations.
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Radio Studies at SCMS: From Justification to Exploration

March 31, 2015
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Radio Studies at SCMS: From Justification to Exploration

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.
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#SCMS15: The Conference as Media Event

March 30, 2015
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#SCMS15: The Conference as Media Event

The Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, held this March 25-29, was in many ways a media event. But what kind of media event was it, and what are the implications of the conference's more public presence?
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Report from NYTVF Digital Day 2014

November 5, 2014
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Report from NYTVF Digital Day 2014

The New York TV Festival's "Digital Day" makes one wonder just how independent the digital TV landscape is.
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Gloriously Back to Front: The Craft of Criticism Conference

May 1, 2014
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Gloriously Back to Front: The Craft of Criticism Conference

A report on the recent Craft of Criticism conference at University of Notre Dame.
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Console Your Passions: A 2014 CP Conference Report

April 18, 2014
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Console Your Passions: A 2014 CP Conference Report

This year's Console-ing Passions conference emphasized the heritage and pedigree of the organization, as well as assessed the future contours of feminist media studies as a field.
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Report from New York Television Festival’s Digital Day 2013

November 18, 2013
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Report from New York Television Festival’s Digital Day 2013

Melanie Kohnen reports to Antenna from her recent experience at Digital Day at the New York Television Festival, and discusses how the NYTF is shifting the focus of Digital Day away from second screen apps offering program-related content towards TV network-preferred Twitter.
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Duty Now for the Future of Music: A Report from the Future of Music Coalition Summit

November 8, 2013
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Duty Now for the Future of Music: A Report from the Future of Music Coalition Summit

Each year, the musician advocacy nonprofit group Future of Music Coalition holds a conference in Washington, DC, bringing together artists, executives, and policymakers. Reporting from this year's Future of Music Summit, Tim Anderson finds that despite the music industry's many troubles, much optimism still exists.
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The App Imaginary: Report from the Apps and Affect Conference

November 4, 2013
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The App Imaginary: Report from the Apps and Affect Conference

Jeremy Morris provides a report from the Apps and Affect conference held back in mid-October, which brought together a wide range of new media scholars to examine the relations between mobile apps and their networked context.
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NYFF51: Made for Each Other? [Part 4]

October 31, 2013
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NYFF51: Made for Each Other? [Part 4]

In the final installment of this four-part series, love is the theme shared between Spike Jonze's HER, Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive, and Ralph Fiennes' The Invisible Woman.
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Making Television in the 21st Century Conference Report

Making Television in the 21st Century Conference Report

The common thread at the Making Television in the 21st Century Conference was the pursuit to provide updated models and methods to make sense of the evolving medium.
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NYFF51: The Myth of the Individual [Part 3]

October 24, 2013
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NYFF51: The Myth of the Individual [Part 3]

Steve McQueen's vision of the invention of slavery in 12 Years a Slave complements J.C. Chandor's image of the fantasy of a heroic white elite in All is Lost.
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