Based on his research, UVA assistant media studies professor André Cavalcante believes current movies and television shows, for the most part, are doing a better job of avoiding transgender stereotypes.
The University earns a gold medal for sustainability, Curry School ranking, a law professor is appointed to a major federal oversight committee and a media studies professor’s book on the film industry takes home two awards.
Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of an upcoming book examining Facebook, discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Emily Blout, an assistant professor in media studies who has written a book on media, culture and power in Iran, is tracking the recent upheaval in the country.
Shilpa Davé, a media studies professor and assistant dean in the College of Arts & Sciences, discussed the problem with Apu in her 2013 book and in the recent documentary.
UVA currency expert Lana Swartz explains why cash is still king – or at least relevant – even in a world of digital payment platforms.
In his course, “Social Media and the General Election,” assistant professor Kevin Driscoll teaches students to extract and analyze data from the election conversation on Twitter.
The University of Virginia’s resident rock historian, Jack Hamilton, has been researching what caused this dramatic shift in the racial perception of popular music.
Recent changes announced by social media giant Facebook have roiled the media community and raised questions about privacy.
This semester, the University of Virginia is starting a new initiative to promote and study the vital intersection between media and democracy.