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What’s New in Media Industries? A Revised Edition of Understanding Media Industries

February 2, 2016
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What’s New in Media Industries? A Revised Edition of Understanding Media Industries

What's new in Amanda Lotz and Timothy Havens' Understanding Media Industries 2?
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A Tribute to Barbara Klinger

November 3, 2015
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A Tribute to Barbara Klinger

We asked several scholars who have worked with the retiring Barbara Klinger, past and present, to offer some words.
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“Bodies” That Matter

October 20, 2015
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“Bodies” That Matter

In part three of a limited series on Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, contributor Kyra Hunting outlines the anthology's "Bodies" section in order to argue that critical consideration for women's media cultures facilitates a deeper understanding of embodiment in relation to community practices, self-presentation, and technology.
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Reimagining Passions, Pleasures and Bad Lady Texts

October 13, 2015
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Reimagining Passions, Pleasures and Bad Lady Texts

In part two of a series on the anthology Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn: Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century, Kristen Warner discusses the "Passions" section, where scholars consider how pleasure functions for women viewers who use female-centric media texts as models for who they want to be and what they want to...
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Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century

October 6, 2015
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Feminized Popular Culture in the Early 21st Century

In the first installment of a four-part series on the new anthology Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn, editor Elana Levine outlines some of the motivations for this collection as well as its guiding theoretical and thematic frameworks.
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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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Radio Studies at SCMS 2015

March 23, 2015
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Radio Studies at SCMS 2015

Alex Russo previews the radio oriented papers, workshops, and presentations at this week's upcoming Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Montreal.
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Mapping Popular Music Studies: Report from IASPM-US 2015 Conference

February 25, 2015
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Mapping Popular Music Studies: Report from IASPM-US 2015 Conference

Kyle Barnett reports on last week's IASPM-US 2015 annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Of Algorithms and Audiences

November 24, 2014
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Of Algorithms and Audiences

“Desperately seeking the audience” of computational tools and digital methods for media studies research.
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Researching from within kids’ culture

November 22, 2014
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Researching from within kids’ culture

Caroline Ferris Leader explores alternative methodologies for working on children's media culture.
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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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Julie D’Acci on the Emergent Qualities of Sublimating Circuits

February 18, 2014
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Julie D’Acci on the Emergent Qualities of Sublimating Circuits

Does circulating information influence, inflect, or inhibit material relations in empirically verifiable ways? And do strategic interventions in the super-structural sphere actually promote sustainable social effects?
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Bring a Guest: Hall in the Ideological House

February 11, 2014
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Bring a Guest: Hall in the Ideological House

Memories of the late Stuart Hall.
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Change and Continuity on Saturday Night Live

October 9, 2013
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Change and Continuity on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>

Despite a rough start to the season, Saturday Night Live continues to be a fascinating case study for understanding American television.
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