Aidan Moir examines how the seemingly non-commercial platform BeReal has been utilized by beauty brands to interpolate users as authentic consuming citizens within their larger brand communities.
by: Alfredo Cid Jurado / Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Mexico City
El futuro de la semiótica aplicada a la televisión latinoamericana, y cómo puede responder a las demandas sobre el estudio profundo del rol social que juega la televisión en el mundo de habla hispana. / The future of semiotics and the study of Latin American Television, and the ways it may respond to the demands for a deeper study of the social role that television plays in the Spanish speaking world.
by: Heather Hendershot / Queens College
How zombies are used to make potent anti-war statements.
by: John Hartley / Queensland University of Technology, Australia
A look backwards at the role of television scholarship reveals some insights about where we can go from here, as well as the roads not travelled.
by: Tom McCourt / Fordham University
In an age when TV ads are the new radio, what does it take to avoid selling out?
by: Brian L. Ott / Colorado State University
Brian Ott takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the faux-wit and wisdom of the Popular Culture and Philosophy books.