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Podcast: Nicole Hemmer, “From Taft to Trump: How Conservative Media Activists Won — and Lost — the GOP”
Nicole Hemmer explains how conservative media activists won the GOP for the right — and how in the era of Trump, they lost it.
Darian Bhathena's Karmel Prize-winning piece
“Over the course of my writing career, and most recently in a writing class at MIT, I have gradually discovered the truth for my autobiographical writing: voice and purpose.”
Devany West's Karmel Prize-winning piece
“Someone else got to pick. / Pick my brains. / There are worms there.” 2nd place winner for the 2017 Enterprise Poets Prize for Imagining a Future.
Podcast: Brian Larkin and Stefan Andriopoulos, “The Contingencies of Comparison: Rethinking Comparative Media”
Brian Larkin and Stefan Andriopoulos: “It is clear that future media centers will emerge in places far outside their traditional Western centers.”
Michael J. Lee charts the vital role of canonical post–World War II (1945–1964) books in generating, guiding, and sustaining conservatism as a political force in the United States.
MIT’s Jeopardy champ talks strategy, memes — and becoming strangers’ media object.
A former writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, Aparna Nancherla headed to MIT to discuss her career and tackling tough topics with humor.