Helen Morgan-Parmett explores the ways in which podcasting’s sensorial, intimate, and convergent capabilities produce new connections to space and place.Read more
Peter C. Kunze examines Netflix’s budding interest in Broadway theatre, which continues film and television’s longstanding investment in theatrical entertainment.Read more
by: Drew Morton / UCLA
By constructing visual essays, cinema and media studies scholars dip their hands into processes they think and write so much about.
by: Ray Cha / Independent Scholar
Peers accepted, provide online channels for established media.
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: John McMurria / DePaul University
As Internet companies move towards increasing video content they have begun to look to television as a model. What lessons can be learned from the history of broadcast as Internet/TV convergence gains momentum? In 4 case studies of Internet/TV convergence, the issues of access, fair use and public initiatives are explored and critiqued.
by: Mimi White / Northwestern University
This column is something of a postscript to the last one I wrote, concerning the differential paces of television.
by: Eileen R. Meehan / Louisiana State University
I beat the Rugrats to Paris by two years. In December, 1998, I was on an Air France flight from Houston to Paris. Rosy-fingered Eos was rising over Europe and our French flight attendants were distributing breakfasts. In the middle of the tray was a large container of applesauce whose foil cover was emblazoned with the faces of the Rugrats plugging their first movie.
by: Eileen R Meehan / Lousiana State University
Behind Van Helsing lurked a scary tale waiting to be told: General Electric’s purchase of Vivendi’s Universal Vivendi Entertainment unit, which made and released Van Helsing.
by: Robert Schrag / North Carolina State University
It was late summer in the Heartland. A simpler time, with only vague fears of Y2K troubling my anticipation of brisk breezes and the deepening color of autumn.