Kicking off the fall semester, we present the first in a three part series with media scholars in conversations addressing the current election season—beginning with Chuck Tryon, author of the new book “Political TV.” In addition, we are featuring an excerpt of the excellent SCMS Fieldnotes interview with Constance Penley by Elena Gorfinkel.
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Look forward to the continuation of our three part series with media scholars in conversations addressing the current election season, beginning with Chuck Tryon in this episode, and Sangeet Kumar and Susan Ohmer in upcoming episodes.
Chuck Tryon interview
Chuck Tryon faculty profile at Fayetteville State University (FSU)
Tryon on Twitter
Tryon’s book Political TV
What is a “Chyron”?
Washington Post article on “The long, strange history of the Donald Trump-Megyn Kelly feud"
Guardian article on Trump’s Mexico trip
Mother Jones article on “How Donald Trump's New Campaign Chief Created an Online Haven for White Nationalists"
New York Magazine article on Roger Ailes’s history of sexual harassment at Fox News
Derek Thompson article at The Atlantic “The Twilight of Fox News"
Melissa Harris-Perry guest appearance on Democracy Now! “On Race, Media, and the Story Behind This Year's Presidential Race”
Guardian article on prospect of Trump “laying the groundwork for the next media empire"
Samantha Bee Full Frontal segment on election coverage and fact-checking
Trevor Noah Daily Show segment on coverage of Clinton
Larry WIlmore’s White House Correspondents Dinner remarks
Khizr and Ghazala Khan Wikipedia entry
The Root on the #TrumpSacrifices meme
Veep (2012-present) Wikipedia entry
Madam Secretary (2014-present) Wikipedia entry
House of Cards (2013-present) Wikipedia entry
BrainDead (2016-present) Wikipedia entry
Constance Penley SCMS Fieldnotes interview
SCMS Fieldnotes website (just added interviews with Vivian Sobchack, John Caldwell, and Thomas Waugh)
Constance Penley faculty profile at University of California Santa Barbara
Penley on Twitter
Penley on Academia.edu
Elena Gorfinkel faculty profile at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Gorfinkel on Twitter
Gorfinkel on Academia.edu
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) Wikipedia entry
Creature from the Black Lagoon filming locations
The Blob (1958) Wikipedia entry
The Blob projection booth scene
Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies journal website
Jean-Luc Godard’s Pierrot le Fou (1965) Wikipedia entry
Pacific Film Archive
Sandy Flitterman-Lewis faculty profile at Rutgers
Janet Bergstrom faculty profile at University of California Los Angeles
Women & Film archived at Jump Cut
“Slash fiction” Wikipedia entry
Full SCMS Fieldnotes video of Constance Penley interviewed by Elena Gorfinkel