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How photojournalism’s ethical system came to be, what the system looks like today, and where it will go in the future.
Master's thesis by Ilya Vedrashko S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2006
Keywords: advertising, branded entertainment, branding, computer games, marketing, networks, product placement, video games, virtual worlds
This thesis arranges and analyzes the existing body of academic and industry knowledge on advertising and product placement in computer game environments.
Master's thesis by Amulya Gopalakrishnan S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2006
Keywords: fandom, globalization, literature, online community, poetry, postcolonialism, South Asia, The Wondering Minstrels
Media change, negotiation of literary value and postcolonial hybridity through a study of The Wondering Minstrels, a largely South-Asian community on the Web dedicated to the celebration of English poetry.
Henry Jenkins delves beneath the new media hype to uncover the important cultural transformations that are taking place as media converge.
In the wake of Grigori Perelman’s disappearance, other mathematicians are coming together to pore over his proof of the Poincare Conjecture.
From the start, Philip Khoury encouraged us to think big, to develop a graduate program worthy of MIT, one that would help to define future directions for our field.
After years of writing articles and blog posts for everyone else, Professor Henry Jenkins has finally launched his own blog, Confessions of an Academic/Fan.