Patty Ahn explores how YouTube is helping Korean pop music become a global phenomenon.Read more
A Rose is A 장미 is A 장미 꽃: Translating Television Across Streaming Services Amanda Halprin / University of Texas at Austin
Amanda Halprin examines the different translation and subtitling processes utilized by Netflix, DramaFever, and Viki in bringing global, foreign language digital content to U.S. audiences.Read more
Of Bhakts, Deplorables and More: Posthuman Communities Performing Political Partisanship in the Age of Social Media
Sushant Kishore / BITS Pilani
Sushant Kishore explores digital media, the performance of communitas and political partisanship, and posthuman social media communities through a comparative discussion of India’s 2014 General Election and the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election.Read more
Mapping Media Retail in the Global Midwest: Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN
Dan Herbert / University of Michigan
Dan Herbert explores the interaction of entertainment media retail sites, particularly video rental stores, with Somali and Hmong diaspora populations over time in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN.Read more
How To Save a Beauty Pageant: Donald Trump, Steve Harvey and The Memeticization of Miss Universe 2015
Manuel G. Avilés-Santiago / Arizona State University
Manuel G. Avilés-Santiago explores the intersections of pageants, politics, and social media in light of a newsworthy 2015 Miss Universe and pageants’ cultivation of media spreadability via “YouTube moments.”Read more
Content That Travels: International Content and Original Programming on U.S. Streaming Sites
Karen Petruska / University of California, Santa Barbara
Many new questions arise in the wake of digital television distribution and the internationalization of the American television landscape.Read more
Flow Favorites: Seeing in Spanish: The Nat King Cole Show
Herman Gray / University of California in Santa Cruz
David Murray’s reinterpretation of Nat King Cole prompts me to rehear The Nat King Cole Show, especially in the context of black televisual presence in today’s digital platforms.Read more
Sometimes a kiss is just a kiss: (not) responding to the Richard Gere-Shipla Shetty controversy in India
by: Shanti Kumar / University of Texas-Austin
The Indian majority’s non-response to the Gere-Shetty kiss indicates reinforces the notion that diverse cultures in India have known how to live with each other for centuries
by: Octavio Islas and Arturo Caro / Tecnológico de Monterrey, State of Mexico
Un resumen de los resultados que arrojó el estudio de usabilidad de los 22 portales y sitios web ciudadanos de los países ubicados en la plataforma continental de América. / Results are shown for the usability study done to 22 websites dedicated to citizen information of countries located in the continental platform of America.
Insight into how The Open University has changed Media Studies Pedagogy.
by: Toby Miller / University of California, Riverside
Why intellectuals don’t appear very often on U.S. news.
by: L. S. Kim / University of California, Santa Cruz
It’s a good time to consider the emergence, significance, and implications of television targeted towards Asian Americans.