The Real World

How Much Does an Accurate Location Matter When Watching TV? | 21 Apr 2011 // 12:15 AM

Unlike other formats, the sitcom allows us to suspend disbelief because we know this is a set, we know there’s a reason we’ve never actually seen a New York street in Friends, or the fourth wall of an apartment in any show. And we’re okay with that.


MTV hopes 'Hard Times' will end hard times for its ratings | 15 Jan 2010 // 6:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — Can a well-endowed teen make MTV hot again? The youth-obsessed cable network, seeking to stem a years-long ratings slide, believes it has found

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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