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An information session for the Masters of Arts in Media, Culture, and Technology will be held Friday 25 October at 10:00am in New Cabell Hall room 323. The MA has been approved and we will be admitting students for Fall 2020. Email questions to DGS_MDST@Virginia.edu


Siva Vaidhyanathan speaks with Clarín on the recent Trump video and the ramifications of extreme videos and the political fallout they have. 

UVA Today speaks with Elizabeth Ellcessor on her course Disability and Media, and her research on disability representation, access technologies, and disabled people as media audiences and creators. 

Elizabeth Ellcessor weighs in with the Washington Post in their article covering YouTube creators with disabilities using the site to share their experiences and educate others.  

Slate has published an article by Siva Vaidhyanathan marking the U.S. Attorney General's request for Facebook to scrap the launch of their new encryption for messaging services. 

Jack Hamilton speaks with Studio 360 on the 50th anniversary of the Jackson 5's debut single "I Want You Back". Listen here

CTVNews.ca's article of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's past racist costumes expands on the ideas of blackface, brownface, and brown voice. Brown voice is the central idea behind Shilpa Dave's book Indian Accents

UVA Today speaks with media studies third years Ali Sullivan Norah Mulinda about their internship experience with Charlottesville Tomorrow. 

Routledge has just released Andrea Press' latest book the Handbook of Contemporary Feminism

Congratulations to Andrea Press who won the UVA Public Voices Fellowship to facilitate the public communication of findings from her forthcoming book, US Media-Ready Feminism and Everyday Sexism. 

Jack Hamilton pens the third installments of UVA Today's occasoinal series On Words to dissect what is Rock 'n' Roll. 

The American Society of News Editors’ 41st annual Newsroom Diversity Survey, conducted by Meredith Clark, finds American newsrooms have not increased representation of people of color or female employees. View the Poynter article here.  

Chris Ali brings FCC Acting Chair Michael Copps and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to grounds to discuss the Future of Digital Life, view the Cavalier Daily coverage here. While here UVA Today speaks with UVA alumnus Umair Javid, legal advisor to Commissioner Rosenworcel, on how UVA prepared him for his job. 

Shilpa Dave speaks with The Takeaway podcast about South Asian actors being cast in leading roles. Listen here

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