The IJPC Journal is an online peer-reviewed academic journal designed to expand on the mission of the Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture Project. Through research and publication, IJPC examine conflicting images of journalists in every aspect of popular culture, from film, television, radio, fiction, commercials, cartoons and comic books to music, art, humor and video games – demonstrating their powerful impact on the public’s perception of journalists.
IJPC SIXTH EDITION
This sixth edition presents fresh perspectives on classic journalism movies as well as on a recent television series that attracted considerable media attention; expands international scholarship on the popular image of the journalist with articles and essays written by authors originally from Spain, India, and Italy; and offers new ways of thinking about how popular culture represents — and often misrepresents — the female journalist. Contents include:
“His Women Problem”: An Analysis of Gender on The Newsroom, by Chad Painter, Patrick Ferrucci
A Sensationalistic Press: The Image of Journalists in Billy Wilder’s Films, by Simón Peña-Fernández
Peepli Live and No One Killed Jessica: Remediating the “Bollywoodization” of Indian TV News, by Sukhmani Khorana
Roman Holiday‘s 15 Journalists: The Faces and Stories Behind the Final Scene in William Wyler’s Film, by Mario Tedeschini-Lalli
IJPC FOUNDING EDITORS
The founding editors of The IJPC Journal are Matthew C. Ehrlich, professor of journalism, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Sammye Johnson, professor of journalism, Trinity University, and Joe Saltzman, professor of journalism and communication at USC Annenberg.
The third in a series of Media Impact Project guides for Understanding Media Metrics, this guide uses Google Analytics to illustrate the types of software tools used to gather and report mobile web metrics data.
The fourth in a series of Media Impact Project guides for understanding Media Metrics, this guide is split in two in order to feature both conceptual perspectives for foundations and nuts-and-bolts advice for nonprofit news organizations.
Ready to Share, the Lear Center’s landmark event on fashion and the ownership of creativity, explored the fashion industry’s enthusiastic embrace of sampling, appropriation and borrowed inspiration, core components of every creative process. Discussion sessions covered fashion and creativity; intellectual property law; fashion and entertainment; and the future of sharing. Ready to Share produced three research reports, an illustrated transcript and a book with DVD. For a free copy of the book, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Betty Warner Sheinbaum offers a heartfelt tribute to the movie achievements and American ideals of her father, Harry Warner. At his urging, Warner Bros was the first studio to close its German office due to the rise of Nazism. Back home, Harry championed political films to raise awareness in the U.S. of the dangers of fascism.