Cynthia Meyers discusses the experiential advertising at the World of Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alyx Vesey considers how musicians have made use of television as a medium for promotional appearances, music videos, and award shows in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rap Is Not a Luxury in The Forty-Year-Old Version
Christina N. Baker / University of California, Merced
Christina N. Baker incorporates thinking on poetry, hip hop, and creativity to consider Black artistry in Radha Blank’s The Forty-Year-Old-Version.
From Hate Hoaxes to Circulatory Terrorism: The Case of #NotAgainSU
L. Corinne Jones and Mel Stanfill / University of Central Florida
L. Corinne Jones and Mel Stanfill examine the social media phenomenon of “circulatory terrorism” through the #NotAgainSU hashtag.
Televising Deportation: Hierarchies of Suffering in Immigration Nation
Crystal Camargo / Northwestern University
Crystal Camargo interrogates the politics of representation of undocumented immigrants and the privileging of moral complexity for ICE agents in Netflix’s docuseries Immigration Nation.
Tape Trading Professional Wrestling and the History of TV Distribution
Eleanor Patterson / Auburn University
Using professional wrestling as a case study to analyze unofficial broadcast distribution, Eleanor Patterson analyzes the role of tape trading and fan communities to the circulation of pro-wrestling media.
More than Skin Deep: Evaluating Fantasy Video Games’ Underlying Racial Influences
Amanda C. Cote and Caden Perry / University of Oregon
Amanda C. Cote and Caden Perry discuss the racialized aspects of character creation in role-playing games.
Re-discovering Educomunicación: The Latin American Movement of Media Literacy Education
Andres Lombana-Bermudez / Universidad Javeriana
Andres Lombana-Bermudez explores Educomunicación, a media literacy movement from Latin America that inspires creative action and transformation.