A new digital resource from BUFVC examines the entire output of the global television news agency UPITN for one month. Linda Kaye, BUFVC Research Executive, explores the significance of the agency in our understanding of television news and the value of its content.
Wide-ranging news, reviews, feature articles and comment for academic staff, students, researchers and information professionals exploring the production, study and use of film, television and related media in higher and further education.
As part of the British Library’s commitment to delivering a multimedia research environment, they are exploring the potential of speech-to-text technologies for finding non-textual content. Luke McKernan, Lead Curator, News and Moving Image at the British Library, brings us up-to-date with their efforts.
The new book review podcasts from the London School of Economics set out to challenge the idea that an academic podcast is just a speaker in front of a microphone. Cheryl Brumley, Digital Editor for the Public Policy Groups blogs at LSE, looks at its development so far.
Dr Miles Booy reviews a guide to cinematic religion.
Susanne Hammacher reviews a book of essays on Visual Anthropology.
Dr Stacey Abbott reviews a book on the new Iranian cinema.
Dr Suzanne Speidel considers this classic Henry James adaptation
Susanne Greenhalgh reviews the CD release of this ‘entirety’ production starring John Gielgud.