Professor of Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University
Professor of Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University and Founding Director of its Bleier Center for the Study of Popular Television; author of several books, including Television in the Antenna Age
Netflix was recently in the news for removing an episode of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. The episode was critical to the Saudi regime. Netflix pulled it only in Saudi Arabia.
Jan. 8, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
CNBC is hosting the third GOP presidential debate tonight at 5 p.m. But if you don’t have cable, you’re out of luck.
Oct. 28, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Last night was episode thirteen for the Republican presidential candidates. Has it been serious politics or reality TV?
Dec. 16, 2011from To the Point
As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.
May. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand talks with law professor Jessica Levinson about how states can act now to ensure that voters can s…
May. 5from The Legal Eagle Files
"Saint Frances" is a feature debut for its director, Alex Thompson, and its writer, Kelly O'Sullivan, who also co-stars with a remarkable child actor named Ramona Edith Williams.
May. 8from Film Reviews
The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.
May. 8from Left, Right & Center
California is ready to partially reopen major sectors of its economy as early as this Friday, including retail shops and the manufacturers that supply them, Gov.
May. 5from KCRW Features
May. 15from Left, Right & Center
Evergreen episode title.
May. 20from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today. But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.
May. 13from News Stories
Gov. Gavin Newsom revised California’s budget down to $203 billion Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic batters the state with record job losses and shortfalls.
May. 14from News Stories