Media policy in the United States has, since its inception, been governed by the principle that infrastructure providers should serve “the public interest.”
Master's thesis by Orit Kuritsky S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2009
Keywords: audience, culture, entertainment, FlyLady, genre studies, industry, makeovers, materialism, media, media properties, What Not to Wear
American makeover culture, thorough detailed case studies that represent an increasing confluence of commerce, entertainment, and, at times, spirituality.
What have online bulletin board systems (BBS) brought to China where traditional media primarily serve as the mouthpiece of the government?
Benjamin Mako Hill from the MIT Center for Future Civic Media presented on the ways that errors in everyday technology can present opportunities for encouraging the right kind of thinking.
Master's thesis by Andres Lombana Bermudez S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2008
Keywords: American Vaudeville, animation, cartoons, comedy, Commedia dell'Arte, Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies, slapstick, Termite Terrace, Warner Bros.
The theatrical animated cartoons made at Termite Terrace between 1937 and 1943 embody the slapstick tradition, reinvigorate it, and transform it.