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Kevin Howley to speak on "Understanding Community Media". Monday, November 19, 2007

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Kevin Howley, associate professor of media studies at DePauw University, will discuss the nature of public media in the twenty-first century. His lecture is entitled “Understanding Community Media” and will take place on Monday, November 19 at 5:30 pm in Sanders Classroom Auditorium (Room 212). It is free and open to the public.

Howley is the author of the book Community Media: People, Places, and Communication Technologies. His work has appeared in the Journal of Radio Studies, Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Television and New Media, and Social Movement Studies. Howley also works as an independent media producer. His video, Victory at Sea? Culture Jamming Dubya had its broadcast premiere on Free Speech Television. He recently completed an audio feature for Sprouts, Pacifica Radio’s weekly news magazine, titled Hard Times Come Again No More: A Tribute to Russell J. Compton.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the American Culture Program and the Media Studies Program.

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Posted by Office of Communications Monday, November 5, 2007