Homer good, Homer Simpson bad?
I'm traveling for the next week to do some research, so updates may be infrequent for the next few days. Until then, chew on this... Journalists generally tend to be derisive towards media studies programs at universities, and a growing number of new journalists are coming out of those same media studies programs. Is there any value in studying popular culture? Only you can decide, but here's a BBC article from last year to get the debate started:
"Media studies as an academic subject is under fire once again as universities reopen. This year, students opting for the course are accused of returning us to the dark ages..."
Posted by matt at January 10, 2004 01:42 PM