Kyra Hunting continues her discussion of software options for media textual analysis, suggesting that while there is no single perfect qualitative research software application available, a combination of Filemaker Pro, NVivo, Dedoose, and Cinemetrics has helped her dig more deeply into media texts.
The Generation(s) of Television Studies symposium, held at the University of Georgia, made visible just how influential Horace Newcomb has been to the field.
As more media scholars grapple with issues traditionally associated with aesthetic analysis, the need to map the history, methods, and goals of this “aesthetic turn” proves increasingly pressing.
What could cultural studies work on TV look like if we saw our function as facilitating conversations among our students (and ourselves) about social identity, privilege, and power centered on their and our differing engagements with and feelings about television programming?
What political investments are written into discursive analysis? What is the relationship between media literacy and aesthetic analysis?
Feminism is not just an approach one might take. It’s kind of the point.
How to define television studies? What is television studies and what isn’t?