by: Eric Freedman / Florida Atlantic University
Though Saddam Hussein and Steve Jobs were on public display for quite different purposes, and on quite different stages, they were inevitably bound together by certain cultural logics of new media.
by: Tim Gibson / George Mason University
The popular critique of media commercialism has deep cultural roots, and you don’t have to be fire-breathing Marxist to be disgusted with the moral consequences.
by: Kim Akass and Janet McCabe
Examining the various incarnations of Columbia’s telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea and the ways in which various countries across the world have adopted and translated the show.
by: Shawn Shimpach / University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Primetime’s liberalism is both the problem and solution to its perceived red state/blue state divide.
by: Jack Z. Bratich / Rutgers University
Rather than passively view the proliferation of camps in contemporary reality TV, we can ask how this spatial figure is more than a tool of domination.
by: Bo Baker / FLOW Staff
How do awards affect collective and personal taste?
by: Olivier Tchouaffe / FLOW Staff
The Western pop-cultural obsession with celebrity adoptions from the African continent begs the question: what do these high-power celebrity adoptions really do for African children?