New Issue of Media Industries Journal now live

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Current Events, Journals, Scholarship | Comments Off

Volume 2, Issue 1 of Media Industries now live here

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CFP: Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism?

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Calls for Papers, Conferences, Current Events, Scholarship | Comments Off

Call for Papers

Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism?

The Terrace Club
25 W. 51st St. (Off Fifth Ave.) New York, NY
September 2-3, 2015 

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Capitalism, Culture, and Media Conference, University of Leeds

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Conferences, Current Events, Scholarship | Comments Off


A two day international conference at the University of Leeds
7-8 September 2015

Keynote and plenary speakers:
Alison Hearn (University of Western Ontario), Bev Skeggs (Goldsmiths), David Hesmondhalgh (University of Leeds), Des Freedman (Goldsmiths), Jeremy Gilbert (University of East London), Richard Sennett (NYU/LSE – subject to teaching commitments),

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Job Posting: Media Industries Project – Research Director

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Job Calls | Comments Off

Media Industries Project – Research Director
University of California, Santa Barbara – Carsey-Wolf Center

Recruitment Period: Open May 6, 2015 through May 29, 2015

The MIP Research Director serves under the direct supervision of the Carsey-Wolf Center’s Executive Director. S/he provides strategic leadership and administrative management over the implementation of MIP research initiatives, resource development, and public programming. This includes aligning day-to-day operations and research activities with a strategic vision for long-term growth. Additionally, the research director also maintains an active research agenda of his or her own that contributes to one or more of the established research priorities within the MIP mission statement.

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Independent Film (and) Women Symposium

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Current Events | Comments Off

Independent Film (and) Women

A one day symposium organized by the Department of Communication and Media (University of Liverpool) and the Department of Media (Edge Hill University)

Thursday 21 May 2015

12:45 – 7:30pm

Rendall Building, Lecture Theatres 2 and 3, University of Liverpool

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Media Industries SIG sponsored panels at SCMS15

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Scholarship | Comments Off

The SIG is proud to sponsor the following eight panels, though we’d also like to acknowledge the many wonderful panels submitted for consideration. The media industry studies is well represented at SCMS, so please consider attending all related panels.

A handy one-page flyer listing all the sponsored sessions is available here.*

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CFP: Media Industries Journal, priority deadline 4/1

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Calls for Papers, Journals | Comments Off

Media Industries *Call for Papers*
Priority Consideration Deadline:          April 1, 2015
Submit through the online portal:

*Media Industries* seeks quality research articles for priority consideration in the publication of the second issue of our second volume. We accept submissions on a rolling basis, but will prioritize submissions received by *April 1, 2015* for our Winter 2015/2016 issue.

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