Beyond DRM

by: John McMurria / DePaul University
With the divide growing between consumer groups, global corporations, government agencies, and end users, there are increasing calls for genuine change in the way digital music is disseminated. Is the time right for compulsory licensing as a viable alternative?

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Rating the Runway: Project Runway and New York Fashion Week

by: Moya Luckett / New York University
Project Runway is an example of how recent reality television shows rely on viewer responses to help construct the narrative. the show maintains a distinct textual presence while they advocate viewer participation, play with the idea of permeable and non-permeable textual boundaries and highlight the different ways in which we can access ‘the real world.’

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