Lana Swartz discusses the cashless economy and its impact with KUOW.
UVA's Department of Media Studies analyzes media culture, technology, labor, literacy, policy, infrastructure, and inequity. Our goal is to provide students with the tools to evaluate and shape media. With global reach, our faculty and students examine media from a variety of perspectives that include media history, aesthetics and form, audience analysis, media uses, the impact of media on public opinion, and the relations between media and the law.
Shilpa Dave talks to UVAToday about Disney's cultural depictions.
As a Benton Fellow, Chris Ali is researching and writing on the need for a National Rural Broadband plan.
Shilpa Dave is interviewed by Vox.
David Nemer wrote a column for Brazil's El País about WhatsApp and Instagram and their roles as platforms for misinformation during the 2020 elections.
History of Media with Kevin Driscoll.
Read Chris Ali's "Thoughts on Rural Broadband Subsidies for the New Decade" here.
Siva Vaidhyanathan expounds on Facebook's political involvement.
Siva Vaidhyanathan speaks with Canada's National Observer.
Bloomberg quotes Chris Ali on the battle between municipalities and big media.
Thank you, Professor Wyatt Andrews, for your years of exceptional service to Media Studies!
Andre Cavalcante presented the all-university teaching award.
Siva Vaidhyanathan in The Guardian.