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.