Categories in Approaches to Media

  • Classic TV History  
    This site features writing about the history of American television, with a focus on the period between 1948 through the early seventies. It includes an oral history project, behind-the-scenes articles, and a bibliography.
  • Confessions of an Aca-Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins  
    The official blog of Henry Jenkins features frequently updated writings on new media and fan participation.
  • Convergence   Peer Reviewed
    Founded in 1995, Convergence is a quarterly journal published by the University of Bedfordshire in England and established "to address the creative, social, political, and pedagogical issues raised by the advent of new media technologies." Articles are indexed online by issue (with abstracts) as well as by author.
  • David Bordwell's Website on Cinema  
    David Bordwell's website on cinema is regularly updated with new essays on film form and criticism. The website also contains complete articles published previously in journals and anthologies.
  • E-Server Essays on Cultural Studies  
    Links and essays on different theories in the field of cultural studies.
  • FlowTV  
    The mission of this online journal of television and media studies is "to provide a space where researchers, teachers, students, and the public can read about and discuss the changing landscape of contemporary media at the speed that media moves." Past issues may be browsed on an issue-by-issue basis or by author.
  • Media and Communications Studies Site: Film Studies   Peer Reviewed
    A bibliography by scholars at the University of Wales that links to full-text articles available online. Browse by subject.
  • Nielsen Media Ratings  
    The latest TV ratings.
  • Particip@tions: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies   Peer Reviewed
    Participations is an online, peer-reviewed journal of audience research and reception studies. It is published twice yearly and back issues are archived within the website.
  • Rentrak International Box Office Essentials  
    With the acquisition of Nielsen EDI in 2010, Rentrak established Rentrak International Box Office Essentials to provide instant data on a film's box office performance.
  • Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies Book Review List  
    Updated monthly, this list of recent reviews of publications on digital culture keeps up with current research in the field.