ProfessorMedia Education Lab, University of Rhode Island, Harrington School of Communication and Media
A Blank Canvas for ExpressionByThe universality and timelessness of the Garfield character and his everyday situations have been mined for humor. Perhaps Garfield is now a contextually blank canvas, suitable for repurposing. Lots of culture works this way. Now I wonder if meme-makers a ...
Library Activism? Or Political Theater?ByI'm not so sure this is an example of critical media literacy as much as it is a depiction of our culture's inevitable focus on reacting to knee-jerk emotions and fear. Make no mistake about it: the local community's effort to support the l ...