Transmedia is more than just a tool for commercial industries. Matt Freeman looks at South American views and uses of transmedia to rethink its contributions to cultural memory and political history.
The underlying discourse of the interview is that media scrutiny and critique is the modus operandi of liberal/leftist/elitists. But who, exactly, are the elitists?
Within the context of network late night television, David Letterman’s shaming of senators opposed to gun control is startlingly bold.
While the issue is ostensibly about the negative portrayal of the Tea Party, Glenn Beck and WWE have taken advantage of the situation for publicity.
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.
Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, an unexpected celebrity has emerged – Lydia Callis, a sign language interpreter who appeared on-screen alongside Mayor Bloomberg during his warnings in advance of the hurricane. But Callis, as a visible form of media access, makes it all too clear how access is usually hidden from view.
Antenna introduces a new series on the mediation of Middle Eastern politics, edited by Matt Sienkiewicz and articulated through the side-by-side perspectives of bloggers and academics.
U.S. paternalism and egoism takes center stage in the third round of presidential debates.
How fact-checking and the win/lose paradigm may distract voters from the more important moments in a debate.