Latest Past Events

A History of Telecommunications and US Empire, Dan Schiller (Ph.D. ’78)

Virtual Event

REGISTER HERE About the Talk Telecommunications systems have been long a part of imperial repertoires, whereby the economies and societies of dominated areas have been subordinated — to be sure with opposition and resistance — by powerful capitalist countries. In this presentation, Dan Schiller sketches this complex process in the history of the United States. […]

MIC Center Book Talk: Andrea Wenzel, Temple University

Virtual Event

Community-Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust REGISTER HERE About the Talk As many grapple with how to build or repair relationships between news media and the public, this discussion will explore how to build trust in journalism at the local level. In her new book, Community-Centered Journalism, Andrea Wenzel puts forward a model […]

Abolition Democracy and Media: A Scholar-Activist Roundtable

View Event Recording Here A new era of abolitionism has arrived in the United States. We see the idea of abolition reverberate across the Black Lives Matter and other BIPOC-led racial justice movements, as well as ongoing campaigns against police brutality, criminalization, mass incarceration, migrant detention and deportation, and support for political prisoners. How are […]