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Mark B. N. Hansen
Thomas Conner

Conner on Hansen, 'Feed-Forward: On the Future of Twenty-First-Century Media'

Mark B. N. Hansen. Feed-Forward: On the Future of Twenty-First-Century Media. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 320 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-19972-6; $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-19969-6.

Reviewed by Thomas Conner (University of California San Diego)
Published on Jhistory (December, 2016)
Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Research fellowships available

The following fellowship programs were culled from H-NET announcements and may be particular interest to journalism historians:





January 15, 2017


Massachusetts, United States

Subject Fields: 

American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Colonial America, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

International seminar on global media coverage of protests of 1968

The Media Studies Commission of the International Federation of Television Archives announces its forthcoming international seminar to take place in Paris, on March 20th, 2017. The one-day seminar is dedicated to the media coverage of different political and social events that took place in 1968 across the globe. From the Prague Spring in the former Czechoslovakia to the student protests in Paris and civil rights movement in the United States, the protests of 1968 marked a series of national and transnational events that captured media’s attention.