Panel #11 – The Political Economy of Television
What is Television: Panel #11 – The Political Economy of Television
Moderator: Ben Birkinbine, University of Oregon, USA
- Micky Lee, Suffolk University, USA – Should Political Economists Study Financial Television?
- Lee McGuigan, University of Western Ontario, Canada – Consumers: The Commodity Product of Interactive Television or Why Dallas Smythe’s Thesis is More Germane than Ever
- Brice Nixon, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA – Critical Methods of Theorizing Television: Its Content as Mass Deception, Its Audience as a Commodity (unable to attend)
- Anis Rahman, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC, Canada – The Past, Present, and Future of Television in Bangladesh: Will Commercialization Rule?
- Andre Sirois, University of Oregon, USA – “Your Record Has Been Scratched”: A Political Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property and Authenticity in the Case of BET’s Master of the Mix
What is Television? A Conference to Explore the Past, Present, and Future of Television. March 1- 3, Portland, OR. Organized by Dr. Janet Wasko and the School of Journalism and Communication. For more about the conference, visit the website.