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Seven public media stations in Illinois are partners in a $715,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to launch a journalism collaboration titled the Illinois Newsroom, led by Illinois Public Media (WILL-AM-FM-TV). Illinois Newsroom (working title) will expand the partner stations’ in-depth reports, series, investigations and video programs for...
The latest Shatterglass Studios' mini-documentary on Ebertfest is live and online, thanks to Indiewire.
Molina-Guzman
On Friday, November 13, Associate Professor Isabel Molina-Guzmán participated in the joint Anna Julia Cooper Center and White House Conference “Advancing Equity for Women & Girls of Color: A Research Agenda for the Next Decade.” She served on the panel “Images and Representations” assessing the existing state of media representations of marginalized women, the extant...
Turnock
The original “Star Wars” was when special effects got “real,” at least for a certain generation of movie fans. They could believe they were there, “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away,” from the opening shot on. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” No. 7 in the series, opens Dec. 18, and film scholar Julie Turnock will be watching with an eye on those effects. Her 2015 book, “Plastic Reality,” devotes significant...

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