Aceti is a researcher at Central Saint Martins
College of Art and Design in London. He collaborates with the Imperial
College and his research focuses on the avant-garde in digital media,
interactivity and intelligent systems.
is a doctoral candidate at the Division of Critical Studies in the
School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California.
She is currently teaching a course on mass media and global communication
at New York University.
is a graduate student in the School of Telecommunications, Ohio
University, and a recipient of a Muskie Scholarship awarded to students
from former Soviet Union countries.
directs a project on the representation of violence on screen at
the University of Toronto and teaches film, visual studies and cultural
theory in the School of Image Arts at Rykerson University.
is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture
at Indiana University. She is currently conducting research on the
impact of globalization and transnationalism on Italian media.
Arthurs is a principal lecturer in cultural
studies at the University of the West of England, where her research
interests include the ways that gender and sexuality impinge on
the production, textual characteristics and reception of film and
is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication at the
University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include television
news, media technology and digital television.
Bailey is a senior lecturuer in the School
of Media, Critical and Creative Arts at Liverpool John Moores University.
has extensive experience in the production and distribution of international
film and television programs. She is also a Ph.D. candidate at Simon
Fraser University. Her research foci include: globalization and
culture, international film and TV co-productions and media literacy.
Becker is an assistant professor at the
University of Notre Dame, where she specializes in film and television
Mary C. Beltrán
recently received a Ph.D degree in radio-television-film at the
University of Texas, Austin, where her dissertation examined the
impact of sociopolitical and industry developments on the construction
and marketing of Latina film stars since the 1920s, with a focus
on the "crossover" stardom of contemporary Latina celebrities.
Benitez is a doctoral student in mass
communication at Ohio University.
is senior lecturer in cultural and media studies at the University
of Surrey, where she teaches courses in crime and the media, popular
journalism and news culture.
is an assistant professor of interactive arts at Simon Fraser University
in British Columbia. He is active in educational technology, is
the past president of the Canadian Association for Distance Education,
and he did his graduate work in MIT's Program in Comparative Media
is associate professor in cinema studies at the Department of Musicology
and Film Studies, Goteborg University, Sweden. He is working on
a book on television and commercial culture in Sweden during the
1950s, focusing on industrial media (film, photo, exhibition etc)
in relation to television.
is an assistant professor in the media studies program and English
department at the University of Virginia. Her book Groove Tube:
Sixties Television and the Youth Rebellion was published in
2001 by Duke University Press.
Borjesson is an independent broadcast
producer who has worked for most of the major networks, including
CBS and CNN. She is the editor and a contributed to Into the
Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free.
is a graduate student at Harvard University's
John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he is concentrating
on international media. Until
summer 2002, Kahlil was a producer for THE WORLD, an international
affairs public radio program co-produced by WGBH Public Broadcasting
in Boston and The British Broadcasting Corporation.
is professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts,
Amherst. He is chair of the International Communication Association's
Language and Social Interaction Division.
is CBS Professor of International Journalism in the Graduate School
of Journalism at Columbia University and Adjunct Professor at Union
Theological Seminary. He is the author of Television and the
Press and Communication As Culture and numerous reviews,
essays and monographs. He was dean of the College of Communications
at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1979 to 1992.
is associate professor of communication at the Rochester Institute
of Technology. He is author of Media Economics: Theory and Practice,
the forthcoming book Navigating the Network Society: The Challenges
and Opportunities of the Digital Age, and several articles and
papers on the digital divide.
is a graduate student studying media theory at Emerson College,
and a professional Web developer.
is a Ph.D. student in Goldsmiths College, University of London.
She is researching the online fan communities and fan fiction industry
of The X-Files. Her research interests include television,
fandom, fan social hierarchy, fan identity and identification as
well as Buffy, the Vampire Slayer and Angel.
is an artist/writer who has been engaged since 1963 in the writing
and production of television programs about the arts. In 1970, he
curated the world's first museum exhibition of video art, called
Vision and Television, at Brandeis University. He has written
and hosted a number of television shows about art including the
WGBH series Museum Open House from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;
a series for HBO called The Artist's Eye; and a series for
WNET in New York, entitled VTR: Video and Television Review.
His monograph, Pierre Soulages: Light in the Dark, will be
published by Alvik Editions in Paris in 2003.
teaches media and cultural sociology at the London School of Economics
and Political Science. He is the author of The Place of Media
Power (2000) and Inside Culture (2000). His research
interests include media rituals, media and citizenship, and alternative
M. Cuklanz is associate professor of communication
and director of womens studies at Boston College, and is co-chair
of the board of directors of the Radcliffe Graduate Consortium in
Curkin-Flanagan is an assistant professor
in the School of Mass Communications, University of South Florida.
is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication department
at The University of Pittsburgh.
is a doctoral student in communications at Columbia University,
where he studies how the presidency is portrayed in prime-time television
drama and late-night television comedy, and the impact that has
on public opinion and historical perceptions of the presidency and
Davenport is a graduate student in MIT
Comparative Media Studies with a background in corporate sponsorships
and media relations. Her interests include telepresence and wireless
art projects, artist/researcher collaborations, and new media art-funding
Davies is the author of Dear BBC:
Children, Television, Storytelling and the Public Sphere.
Daymon is a senior lecturer at Bournemouth
Media School, Bournemouth University, where her research focuses
on the management of organizations in the creative sector (notably
television and public relations).
is an associate professor of literature and media studies at Rensselaer
is the chairman of Nielsen
Media Research, where he previously served as president. Dimling
joined Nielsen Media Research in 1985 as group director of planning
and development. In 1986, he was appointed senior vice president,
director of marketing for the Nielsen Television Index (NTI), and
in 1988 he was named executive vice president, group director of
marketing, Nielsen Media Research. In 1993, he became president
and chief operating officer, Nielsen Media Research, and in July
1998 he was elected president and chief executive officer.
is John T. Jones, Jr., Centennial Professor of Communication in
the Radio-Television-Film Department of The University of Texas
at Austin. His books Vicious Circle (1968 written with W.D.
Wood) and Now You Do Know, (1980) focused on racism in Britain,
and The Media Machine (1980) addressed issues of class, race
and gender in British mass media. Downing is chief editor of the
Encyclopedia of Alternative Media (forthcoming 2004).
is a doctoral student in mass communication at Indiana University.
is the Julius and Rosa Sachs Distinguished 2002-2003 Lecturer in
the Department of Arts and Humanities, Teachers College, Columbia
University, and a member of the media studies faculty at New School
is a graduate student in Comparative Media at MIT.
a member of the Washington law firm Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Popeo,
was chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from October
1977 until April 1981. Under his administration, the FCC established
many of the policies followed today in telecommunications services,
cable and broadcast television. Ferris is co-author of Cable
Television Law: A Video Communications Practice Guide, a three-volume
legal treatise dealing with new communications technologies.
Fisher is a doctoral candidate at the University
of Pittsburgh, and an editor for the Boston- and New York City-based
literary magazine, Post Road.
is professor in the School of Telecommunications and director of
the Institute for Telecommunications Studies at Ohio University.
is a professor in the Departmernt of Communication Studies at Northeastern
University. He is the author of The Hood Comes First: Race,
Space and Place in Rap and Hip-Hop (Wesleyan Press), and is
currently working on a manuscript analyzing popular music on television
before Elvis (1948-1955).
is director of strategy, economics and finance at the Independent
Television Commission - the UK's television regulator - and a senior
research fellow at Bournemouth Media School.
is an assistant professor in history at St. John Fisher College.
is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at
Florida Atlantic University. He is currently at work on a manuscript
on the aesthetics and politics of public-access cable television,
excerpts of which are included in The Television Studies Book
(Arnold) and the journal Television and New Media (Sage).
Fürsich is assistant professor of
communication at Boston College. Her research areas include media
globalization, journalism and media criticism. Some of her recent
work examines nonfiction entertainment as a new global television
teaches at the Zinman College of Physical Education and Sports Sciences
at the Wingate Institute and coaches the Tel Aviv University women's
Garcia is a Fulbright Fellow in the MIT
Comparative Media Studies program.
Geraghty is professor of film and television
studies at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies,
University of Glasgow, Scotland. She is the author of Women and
Soap Opera (1991) and of British Cinema in the Fifties: Gender,
Genre and the 'New Look' (2000) and co-editor of The Television
Studies Book (1998).
is a lecturer at the California State University, Fullerton, wher
she teaches business writing and advanced business communication.
Previously, Giglione worked as an entertainment CPA at entertainment
companies, mainly in the children's television genre.
is a professor in the Department of Japanese Studies at the University
is senior creative director and media group director for Neoscape
Inc. of Cambridge, MA.
is a Ph.D. candidate in media and communication
studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London.
Haralovich teaches film and television
at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She is co-editor of Television,
History and American Culture: Feminist Critical Essays (1999)
which contains her study of the cold war and civil rights in I
teaches at The Open University, U.K, where he chairs the Master's
Program in Cultural and Media Studies.
is a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
is assistant professor of television studies in the Communication
Studies Department at the University of Iowa. In 2002, he received
a six-month research-only Senior Fulbright Fellowship to study foreign
television acquisitions and programming in Hungary.
is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies
at Northeastern University, and research associate at the Centre
for Policy Research in Science and Technology at Simon Fraser University.
She is author with Liora Salte of Outside the Lines: Issues in
Interdisciplinary Research (1996).
is the author of Fan Cultures (Routledge, 2002) and is currently
writing a book on horror and cultural theory called, The Pleasures
de Turégano is an assistant professor
at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
is a freelance writer, lecturer and researcher,
currently working in association with Bournemouth University on
a comprehensive data base on the history of the ITV current affairs
programme This Week. She is
the author of several books including The Television Handbook
(Routledge, 2000); and a forthcoming (I.B.Tauris, 2004) book on
current-affairs television, The Angry Buzz.
Ingvoldstad is a doctoral candidate
at Indiana University's Department of Communication and Culture.
Jabborov is a journalist and researcher
who has published more than 30 analytical and academic research
articles on various international and legal aspects of the mass
media. He is the author of Mass Media Law (Tashkent, 2000),
and News Agencies: News Writing and Reporting (Tashkent,
is an Australian Research Council (ARC) postdoctoral fellow at the
School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University, Melbourne,
where she is participating in an ARC-funded research project on
Television, Globalisation and Social Change in India in collaboration
with Sanjay Srivastava and John Sinclair.
is the Ann Fetter Friedlaender Professor of Humanities and director
of the Program in Comparative
Media Studies at MIT, where he writes a monthly column on media
and culture, "Digital Renaissance," for Technology
Review. He is the author of several books including Textual
Poachers: Television Fans & Participatory Culture (Routledge,
1992), and editor of The Children's Culture Reader (NYU,
Monika Jensen-Stevenson is
an Emmy-Award winning producer for 60 Minutes who reported
for CTV National News and Public Affairs in Canada. She is the co-author
of Kiss the Boys Goodbye and author of Spite House: The
Last Secret of the War in Vietnam. She is a contributor to Into
the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press.
is MIT Professor Emeritus whose teaching and research experience
at MIT, consulting in the high-tech world, and interest in screenwriting
come together in his plotting of realistic sci-tech scenarios. Johnson
stepped down early from teaching at MIT to produce and direct his
original screenplay for the science-mystery feature, Breaking
Symmetry, as an independent film in the Boston-Cambridge area.
is an assistant professor of art at Williams College. She co-curated
Through Afghan Eyes: A Culture in Conflict, 1987-1992, an
exhibition of footage from the AMRC archives shown at the Asia Society
Museum in New York in 2002.
is a veteran journalist and media critic who has worked for NBC
News, CBS News, CNN and the New York Times.
is a senior fellow at the Joan
Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy
and faculty chair for the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's
Washington programs. Kalb was the Shorenstein Center's founding
director (1987-99). His distinguished journalism career encompasses
30 years of award-winning reporting for CBS and NBC News, as chief
diplomatic correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, and host of Meet
the Press. Kalb has authored or co-authored eight non-fiction
books and two best-selling novels. His most recent book, One
Scandalous Story, is a case-study of the Washington press corps's
coverage of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal, published by the Free
Press in October, 2001.
Rowe Karlyn teaches film studies at the
University of Oregon. Her publications include The Unruly Woman:
Gender and the Genres of Laughter and articles on feminism,
film and cultural studies, including a widely anthologized essay
is a graduate student in the Harvard Business School and Harvard's
Kennedy School of Government.
is a visiting scholar in the MIT Media Studies group for the 2002-2003
academic year. Previously, he was a partner in the Media and Technology
Practice with the Boston Consulting Group and served as a CIO and
vice-president with Bertelsmann in both Paris and New York.
is a senior lecturer in cultural studies at the University of the
West of England (Bristol), where he teaches about political economy
and globalization. He is a co-author of New Media: A Critical
Khoury is the Kenan Sahin Dean of the School
of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and professor of history
a tMIT. Professor Khoury is a political and social historian of
the Middle East and a frequently invited media commentator on Middle
Eastern affairs. Among his publications are Urban Notables and
Arab Nationalism (Cambridge University Press); Syria and
the French Mandate (Princeton University Press), which received
the George Louis Beer Prize of the American Historical Association;
Tribes and State Formation in the Middle East (University
of California Press); The Modern Middle East: A Reader (University
of California Press); and Recovering Beirut: Urban Design and
Post-war Reconstruction (Brill). He is currently writing a book
on war and society in the Middle East during World War II.
Kirsch is a research fellow in the Department
of Japanese Studies at the University of Trier.
Kittross is editor of Media Ethics
magazine and former editor of the Journal of Broadcasting.
He is co-author of Stay Tuned: A History ofAmerican Broadcasting
and Controversies in Media Ethics.
Koerner is senior vice president, director
of broadcast research, for Initiative
Media North America, where she is responsible for all television
research and programming analysis. She has written extensively on
these topics for agency, client and press distribution, is routinely
quoted in consumer and trade media outlets, and appears regularly
on CNN, CNBC and elsewhere to discuss trends in television programming.
is an assistant professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film
at Texas Christian University, where he teaches courses on media
history, media analysis, popular music, and technology and culture.
He has published and presented several articles on the aging of
popular media texts, and is preparing a book on the history of rerun
syndication on American television.
teaches global communication and culture in the Division of International
Communication, School of International Service, American University.
He is co-editor of Global Media Studies: Ethnographic Perspectives
(forthcoming), and is completing a book on global media and cultural
Kretchmer, Johns Hopkins University
and Partnership for Progress on the Digital Divide, is the author
of numerous papers, articles, and book chapters on information and
communication technology issues and the forthcoming book, Navigating
the Network Society: The Challenges and Opportunities of the Digital
Kuipers is assistant professor at the
Department of Communication Studies at the University of Amsterdam,
and is currently spending a year at the University of Pennsylvania
on a grant from the talent program of the Netherlands Organization
for Scientific Research.
is an associate member at the Institut québécois
des hautes études internationales (Québec City).
Lancaster is an assistant professor
at Fort Lewis College. He is the creator of the video-streaming
Web narrative, Letters from Orion (www.lettersfromorion.com)
and the co-author (with Cynthia Conti) of Building a Home Movie
Studio and Getting Your Films Online (Billboard Books, 2001).
is an assistant professor in the Department of General Education
at Berklee College of Music. Her book, Madcaps, Screwballs and
Con Women: The Female Trickster in American Culture (University
of Pennsylvania Press, 1998), examines the cultural phenomena surrounding
the popularity of comic heroines in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century
fiction, silent and sound film between the wars, pos-twar television,
and contemporary visual culture.
La Pastina is an assistant professor in
the Speech Communication Department at Texas A&M University.
Before moving to the United States in the late 1980s, he worked
as a journalist in São Paulo, Brazil, his native country.
Leishman is a Ph.D. candidate at the
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
Lesage is a professor of English at the
University of Oregon.
is associate professor in the College of Journalism and Communications
at the University of Florida, where he teaches graduate courses
and conducts cross-cultural research on the impact of modern communications
technologies on society.
is an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass
Communication at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
is a 25-year DEA-agent-turned-journalist who has consulted for and
appeared on several television shows including 60 Minutes,
Crossfire, and the MacNeil Lehrer NewsHour. He is
the author of two best-selling books on his experiences in undercover
and intelligence operations, Deep Cover and The Big White
Lie. He is a contributor to Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists
Expose the Myth of a Free Press.
Lotz is an assistant professor of communication
at Denison University, where she teaches courses on critical media
analysis and critical institutional study.
is the Martin Luther King Visiting Professor at MIT and is the executive
director of the Civil Rights Forum on Communications Policy where
he works with leaders in the civil rights and public interest community
to influence federal, state, and local communications policy.
Lundsten is head of the Department of
Media at Arcada University, Esbo, Finland.
is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute for Media Communication
(IMK) in Germany.
is a doctoral student at the University of Oregon, where he studies
the historical development of fantasy and theorizes about changing
conceptions of the imagination in literature.
is professor of media studies in the Department of English at Fort
is a freelance digital and textile artist based in Karachi, Pakistan.
is chairman of the Arts & Communication Division at the Lebanese
American University and director of the Beirut Institute for Media
Arts (BIMA). A journalist for nearly 20 years, Maluf is co-author
of Beirut Reborn (1996).
Mandel is a Ph.D. student in the history
program at the University of New Hampshire.
Marshall is chair of the Department of
Communication Studies at Northeastern University, the author of
Celebrity and Power (1997), and co-author of Web Theory
(Routledge, 2003) and Fame Games: The Production of Celebrity
in Australia (Cambridge, 2002)). Marshall was the founder of
m/c: a journal of media
Maynard is vice president of alternative
programming at CBS.
Maynard is associate professor of advertising
in the School of Communications and Theater at Temple University,
where his areas of research include mass media analysis, the relationship
between mass communication and culture as well as textual analyses
of television and print advertising in Japan.
teaches in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University.
She is the author of Ambient Television: Visual Culture and Public
McCrea is a doctoral candidate at the University
of Melbourne, where his thesis examines the deployment and consumption
of narrative, celebrity, desire and success in computer games.
is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Cinema Studies at New
York University. In addition to anthology and encyclopedia articles,
he is co-author, with Toby Miller, Nitin Govil and Richard Maxwell
of Global Hollywood (British Film Institute, 2001).
professor of cultural studies and cultural policy in the Center
for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Program in American
Studies, and the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University.
He is the author and editor of twenty-one books including Television
Studies: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies (Routledge,
2003, 5 volumes, editor), Television Studies (British Film
Institute/ University of California Press, 2002, editor, associate
editor Andrew Lockett); The Television Genre Book (British
Film Institute/ Indiana University Press, 2001, associate editor
with John Tulloch, editor Glen Creeber); Contemporary Australian
Television (University of New South Wales Press, 1994, with
Stuart Cunningham); and The Avengers (British Film Institute,
1997/Indiana University Press, 1998). Miller's work has been translated
into Chinese, Japanese, Swedish, and Spanish.
Mittell is an assistant professor of American
civilization and film & media culture at Middlebury College.
He is currently working on a book on television genres as cultural
teaches Spanish at MIT and works with digital video and online university
is associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies
at Northeastern University. She is the author of A New Beginning:
A Textual Frame Analysis of the Political Campaign Film, The
Presidential Campaign Film: A Critical History, and her most
recent, Critiquing the Sitcom, an edited volume of essays
on television sitcoms.
is a journalist and the author of numerous short stories and novellas;
the co-author of two books on local Massachusetts history; and the
author of Visionaries, a companion book to The Visionaries
is an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Re/presentation
at the University of Utrecht.
a 38-year veteran of CBS News, has produced dozens of long-form
documentaries and newsmagazine broadcasts for the network's top
correspondents and programs including 60 Minutes and CBS
Reports. He has won numerous awards for his work, including
Emmys for film editing, writing, directing, producing and investigative
journalism. He is a contributor to Into the Buzzsaw: Leading
Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press.
Murray is an assistant Professor of culture
& communication at New York University, and a co-editor of Startling!
Heartbreaking! Real!: Reality TV and the Re-making of Television
Culture (NYU Press, 2003).
is a doctoral candidate in mass communications at the Pennsylvania
State University. He is currently working on a translation (into
Korean) of Border Crossings: Cultural Workers and the Politics
of Education by cultural studies scholar Henry Giroux.
Nichols-Pethick teaches television and
film courses at Depauw University.
is program leader in journalism and communication studies at Middlesex
University. Her research interests include gender politics, constructions
of aberrant femininity and political culture. She is author of Thatcher,
Politics and Fantasy: The Political Culture of Gender and Nation
(2003) and is currently completing a co-authored book on Reality
is a graduate student in comparative media studies at MIT.
is a journalist and writer whose work has appeared in the Montreal
Gazette, several African publications and Web sites, the Journal
of Cultural Studies, and Voices - the Wisconsin Review of
Ozcan is a teaching and research assistant
at Bahçesehir University, Istanbul, where she teaches a course
named "Special Topics in Television," which focuses on
socio-cultural aspects of television.
teaches at Queens College, City University of New York. She is the
author of Viewers Like You? (2002).
is a reader in cultural and media studies at Cardiff University.
is a doctoral candidate in radio-television-film at the University
of Texas, Austin. He has extensive entertainment industry experience,
having worked or interned at Fine Line Features, FOX Television,
Turner Entertainment, and the Writers Guild of America, West. Puente
currently is based in Los Angeles as he writes his dissertation
on how Hollywood has marketed Latino-themed films in the past 20
a core faculty member at The New School who previously taught in
the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature and the film
and media studies program at MIT.
is a doctoral student in the media ecology program at New York University.
This paper is drawn from research toward her dissertation: "Voice
of the City: The WNYC TV/Film Unit, WNYC-TV and Municipal Broadcasting
in New York City, 1947-1996."
M. Ross recently received her Ph.D.
from the University of Texas, Austin in radio-television-film. Her
dissertation looks at fan responses to the shows Buffy, the Vampire
Slayer and Xena: Warrior Princess from a feminist and
is a privat dozent at Siegen University, Germany.
is a doctoral candidate in materials science and engineering at
MIT. His interests include fiction writing, stage-play directing
and studying the mimetic dependence of narrative forms on their
storytelling medium of choice.
is a doctoral candidate in Indiana University's Department of Communication
joined the advertising firm Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos,
Inc in 2002 as the agency's first Cultural Interpreter, charged
with making sense of trends in popular culture. He holds a Ph.D.
in cultural history from Brown University.
is a graduate student in the Department of American Studies at the
University of Innsbruck.
Scribner is an assistant professor of
philosophy at the University of Hartford, where he specializes in
19th and 20th century European philosophy, with a special emphasis
on German Idealism, Critical Theory, and Media Theory.
is a doctoral student at Penn. State University.
is a visiting researcher in the Communication, Culture and Technology
Program at Georgetown University.
is an associate professor of visual and media arts at Emerson College.
is assistant professor of communication at Oglethorpe University
in Atlanta. Her research interests are in media economics and international
media. Her recent publications investigate competitive strategies
of Asian satellite programmers.
Sohar is a doctoral student at the University
of Florida. In the early 1990s, Sohar worked at PanAmSat, the first
independent international satellite provider.
is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication and Culture
at Indiana University.
Stein is a doctoral student in the Department
of Cinema Studies at New York University.
Stepno is an assistant professor at Emerson
Stern teaches in the communication department
at Boston College, where her research addresses adolescent Internet
use, especially personal home pages.
is a professor of literature at MIT and director of the MIT Communications
Forum. He is the author of Conrads Romanticism and
many essays and reviews on literary, cultural and media topics.
He is editor in chief of a forthcoming book series for the MIT Press
titled Media in Transition.
Tropp is an assistant professor at Marymount
Manhattan College, where her research interests include studies
on digital television, public service announcements, and voter mobilization
efforts using media.
is a professor in the MIT Comparative Media Studies program. He
has authored, co-authored, and co-edited several books including
The Many Lives of Batman (Routledge), Reframing Culture
(Princeton), and The Nickel Madness (California), and is
completing projects on the early Hollywood Western (Smithsonian),
cyberhistory (BFI), and television in the Third Reich (Cambridge).
Vreeland has been involved with electronic
publishing, television, computing, and networks for 40 years. With
the creation of the Mycast technology for the Web, he says he is
bringing a new genre of television, and the next generation of 21st
century video technology, to schools, teachers, and students.
Walsh is chairman of the Massachusetts Art
Commission, an art critic for WBUR Arts, the online arts pages of
NPR station WBUR, and a contributing writer and editor for many
Wang is S.C. Fang professor of Chinese Language
and Culture, and professor of Chinese cultural studies in the Foreign
Languages and Literature department at MIT.
is a doctoral student at Northwestern University in the Department
Weaver is president of Media Technology
Ltd., a consulting firm specializing in media and electronic entertainment.
Formerly, he was chief engineer to the House Subcommittee on Communications
for the US Congress, vice president of Science & Technology
for the National Cable Television Association and directed the office
of Technology Forecasting for the American Broadcasting Company
in New York.
is director of sports media at the Zinman College
for Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the Wingate Institute.
is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University
of Southern California.
is a Mellon post-doctoral fellow at Wellesley College. Previously,
she was an assistant professor at Bowling Green State University
and a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and member at
the Institute for Advanced Study.
is a doctoral student in the drama, theater and film program at
Lund University, Sweden.
is a research assistant of European Art at the Museum of Fine Arts,
Boston, and the programming coordinator of the Art Interactive.
She received her Master's degree from MIT in the history, theory
and criticism of art and architecture.
Young is a graduate student at New York
is an assistant professor at Westfield State College (Massachusetts),
where she teaches international communication, intercultural communication,
media criticism, film and gender, and scriptwriting.