public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags television & identity

December 2006

Making Sense of Metaphors by Bernard J. Tibbetts

subtitle: Visuality, Aurality, and the Reconfiguration of American Legal Discourse, 1994, long full-text essay online

November 2006

Lists of Bests

by 5 others
again, I am fascinated by lists of bests, especially as related to literature; they comprise both an ideology of the canon and a sociology of popular tastes, a la Bourdieu; in an extended form, they comprise much of

media teacher's home page, lots of resouces, links pages

"news and journalism, film, TV, media policy, media reform activism, philosophy and social theory, urban history, contemporary American politics--\perspective informed by media history, political economy and social and cultural theory."

Welcome to Transparency

by 1 other
"interprets and critiques movies and television, news and political rhetoric, theme parks and advertising, computer games and the Internet, and other creations of contemporary culture"

Dave Harris and Colleagues

large collection of work, lectures, course materials in media studies, leisure studies, sociology

100 films

film blog; announces upcoming blogathons: Lovesick Cinema, Feb. 14; Unspoken Cinema, 08 January; Film Criticism, 01 December-03 December; Alfred Hitchcock, 15 November; large network of film bloggers write for these

'The Science Of Ghosts' - Derrida In 'Ghost Dance' (1983)

Derrida plays himself in 1983 film about concepts of memory; he says he is here a ghost in the art of ghosts, cinema. Many clips from this film found here

October 2006

Story Myth Dream Drama by Helena Sheehan

chapter one of "Irish Television Drama: A Society and Its Stories" offered by author online

The Photography Channel

collection of audio/slideshows by skilled photographers, often in the context of photojournalism

Lesson Plans for Digital Storytelling

this is a lesson plan that could be adapted for different ages or kinds of classes, e.g., composition or video production or narrative arts

Digital Story Examples

a page leading to many examples, things you could make with imovie; from more than decade of practice from 1990-2003


The "about" page for a blog on posthegemony. Author also comments succinctly on books, Latin America, film and television.

Street Media: A Thesis Proposal

Images found in an urban environment and how to evaluate them: a key component of photography, film, photos, visual anthropology.

course outline on social construction of space

understanding this topic is crucial for folks in the visual arts, especially documentarians