public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags television & left

November 2006

"We"--with the words of Arundhati Roy

a 64-minute Internet documentary made anonymously in New Zealand, using Roy's speech and a montage of politically inflected imagery; new style of essayistic documentary; DVD at hi-res available

August 2006

Brasscheck TV (not related to, except in spirit)

brilliant compilation of mostly YouTube clips of media about political issues that is censored or just not shown in the US; sign up for email notices about new postings

July 2006

Welcome to Landscapes of Capital

how space/time (speed), capital and globalization are represented in corporate television advertising, one of the best academic web sites in scope, graphic design, and visual analysis

Democracy Now!: radio and TV news

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news site from Amy Goodman's acclaimed NPR and cable TV show


long running left film journal; many of its reviews online; good links page

Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media

analyses with extensive visual examples; archives of print issues since 1974