If Jon Stewart saved or ruined democracy — depending on who you ask — what about Trevor Noah?
The unending string of hilarious #SochiProblems and daily stories of government gluttony have positioned Russia as a sort of shadow version of the American Way of Life.
A federal appeals court just ended net neutrality because the FCC didn’t call it what it is: common carriage.
Miami Heat fans’ early exit from game six of the NBA Finals is the latest flashpoint in mediated discussions of Florida this year.
Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
The new findings on player concussions have caused an onslaught of negative media attention for the NFL, and may soon bring the sport of professional football to a crucial crossroads.
NBC’s new First Family sitcom, 1600 Penn, is surprisingly devoid of conventional political engagement, instead relying on traditional domestic comedy in the form of interpersonal conflict.
As the Canadian Museum of Civilization transforms into the Canadian Museum of History, it seems that meaningful conversations about historical issues that are actually formative of Canadian culture are less compelling than the $25 million incentive that comes with the tunnel vision of the Ministry of Heritage.
Canada’s sesquicentennial is eagerly anticipated by Canada’s Conservative government, which is planning a series of commemorative events. The trouble is, these events are contrived to commemorate the Conservative government far more than the nation’s glorious (or inglorious) pasts.
What political investments are written into discursive analysis? What is the relationship between media literacy and aesthetic analysis?
Glenn Beck’s departure from Fox News does not mean he truly leaves the network. Cable television news has been fundamentally changed as a result of his presence. We look back at Beck’s legacy and what that means for television news.