Public-Service Streaming: BBC Three and the Politics of Online Engagement

May 21, 2015
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Public-Service Streaming: BBC Three and the Politics of Online Engagement

Elizabeth Evans tracks the ongoing fallout of the BBC’s plan to relocate a channel to the online-only realm.
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David Letterman: So Long to Our TV Pal

May 20, 2015
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David Letterman: So Long to Our TV Pal

Bradley Schauer argues that David Letterman’s brilliant late night talk show career would have been a nonstarter in today’s television landscape.
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Honoring Hilmes: “An Advisor is Forever” – Passing It On

May 19, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: “An Advisor is Forever” – Passing It On

Norma Coates reflects on what she learned about academic advising and mentoring from her own PhD advisor, Michele Hilmes.
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Honoring Hilmes: “New Media” Historian

May 18, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: “New Media” Historian

Michele Hilmes’ legacy for radio and sound studies, broadcasting history, and cultural studies is clearly profound and prodigious, but her influence extends further, as well: this quintessential cultural historian is also a profound new media scholar.
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Black Widow and Whedon Exceptionalism: Accounting for Sexism in Age of Ultron and the MCU

May 15, 2015
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Black Widow and Whedon Exceptionalism: Accounting for Sexism in <em>Age of Ultron</em> and the MCU

Piers Britton explores questions of representation and issues of authorship and creative control in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Honoring Hilmes: Strange Report

May 14, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: <em>Strange Report</em>

Through a case study of the British ITV series "Strange Report" (1969-70), Jonathan Bignell exhibits how Michele Hilmes' example has taught him that when we look closely at the detail of history, there are always more complex and more interesting things to discover.
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Honoring Hilmes: Days Well Spent

May 13, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: Days Well Spent

Michael Curtin contributes the eighth post in our "Honoring Hilmes" series, saluting Michele Hilmes on her sterling leadership and professionalism as well as her pioneering intellectual contributions to the media studies field.
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Honoring Hilmes: The Amplification of Women’s Voices

May 12, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: The Amplification of Women’s Voices

In this seventh post in our "Honoring Hilmes" series, Jennifer Hyland Wang contends that Michele Hilmes' greatest contribution to media history is her feminism, including her focus on the many women who operated in and around broadcasting as well as her mentorship of female graduate students.
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Michele Hilmes and the Historiography of Discursive Analysis (Part 1)

May 11, 2015
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Michele Hilmes and the Historiography of Discursive Analysis (Part 1)

Josh Shepperd provides Part 1 of 2 to his final entry in the "On (the) Wisconsin Discourses" series with an examination of Michele Hilmes' contributions to discursive analysis.
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Honoring Hilmes: Radioed Voices Podcast

May 10, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: <em>Radioed Voices</em> Podcast

Listen to "Radioed Voices," a radio documentary/podcast paying tribute to media studies scholar and cultural historian Michele Hilmes on the occasion of her retirement.
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