Teaching Media Quarterly

TMQ: Teaching Media Quarterly is an online journal dedicated to circulating practical and timely approaches to media concepts and topics from a variety of disciplinary and methodological perspectives. Our goal is to promote collaborative exchange of undergraduate teaching resources between media educators at higher education institutions. As we hope for continuing discussions and exchange as well as contributions to TMQ: Teaching Media Quarterly we encourage you to view our  Call for Proposals page. To learn more about Teaching Media and the TMQ editorial board please visit About the Site.

Volume 4, Edition 4

“Teaching Postfeminism and Media Culture” Teaching Media Quarterly 4 (4): 2016

Lauren Weinzimmer
University of Minnesota
Editor’s Notes and Introduction

Krista Hoffmann-Longtin, Indiana University & Sarah Bonewits Feldner, Marquette University
Ten Things I Hate About the “F” Word: Analyzing Definitions of Feminism Using Legally Blonde and 10 Things I Hate About You

Dara Persis Murray
Manhattanville College
A Feminist Pedagogical Approach to Disrupting Students’ Digital Self-Representational Strategies

Sarah Kornfield
Hope College
The Hunger Games: Understanding postfeminist and postracial ideologies

Volume 4, Edition 3

“Media and Environment: Teaching in/about the Anthropocene” Teaching Media Quarterly 4 (3): 2016

Joy Marie Hamilton
University of Minnesota
Editor’s Notes and Introduction

Andy Hageman
Luther College
When EcoMedia Gets Weird: Björk—Timothy Morton—Anthropocene

Kathleen P. Hunt & Abby M. Dubisar
Iowa State University
Diving into Food Justice: Food Waste in the Anthropocene

Graig Uhlin
Oklahoma State University
Sustainable Filmmaking: Understanding Image as Resource

David Robbins and Pat Brereton
Dublin City University
Claims and frames: How the news media cover climate change

Antonio López
John Cabot University in Rome
Deconstructing Chipotle: Media as Environmental Education

Volume 4, Edition 2

“Teaching the 2016 U.S. Election” Teaching Media Quarterly 4 (2): 2016

Heidi Zimmerman, Lauren Weinzimmer, Rebecca Jurisz & Joy Hamilton
University of Minnesota
Editors’ Notes and Introduction

Federica Fornaciari & Laine Goldman
National University
Framing the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election: One Story, Many Crosscultural Tales

Mary Angela Bock
University of Texas at Austin
The News Flip Exercise: Finding patriarchy, racism and other forms of bias in language

Caroline Claiborn Way
William Jewell College, Metropolitian Community College
Make Your Own Daily Show Report Group Project

Volume 4, Edition 1

“Teaching #BlackLivesMatter: Media, Race, and Social Movements” Teaching Media Quarterly 4 (1): 2016

Elena D. Hristova
University of Minnesota
Editor’s Notes and Introduction

Tia Tyree
Howard University
Making a Video and Making a Difference Using Social Media: A “Call to Action” Approach

Allissa V. Richardson
Bowie State University

Joel Saxe
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Deconstructing POV in TV Coverage of Black Lives Matter Protests

Heather Woods and James Alexander McVey
University of Northern Carolina at Chapel Hill
#BlackLivesMatter as A Case Study in the Politics of Digital Media: Algorithms, Hashtag Publics, and Organizing Protest Online

Joel Geske
Iowa State University
Riot vs. Revelry: News Bias Through Visual Media

Volume 3, Edition 4

“Teaching Brands: Critical Approaches” Teaching Media Quarterly 3 (4): 2015

Heidi Zimmerman
Macalester College
Editor’s Notes and Introduction

Leah Shafer
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Progressive’s Flo: Convergence Brand

Neil O’Boyle
Dublin City University
Decoding Brand Ambassadors and Their Cultural Universes

Jonathan M. Bullinger
Rutgers University
Experiential Branding and Curating the Social Space

Volume 3, Edition 3

“Teaching Media Production: Civic Engagement” Teaching Media Quarterly 3 (3): 2015

Rebecca Jurisz
University of Minnesota
Editor’s Notes and Introduction

Peter Gregg
University of St. Thomas
Civic Engagement Through Multicamera Studio Production

Jennifer Toole
Saint Leo University
Access to Media Production Equipment is a Privilege: Using Our Resources to Give Back to the Community

Yahia Mahamdi
Santa Clara University
Short Documentary Production

Mia Fischer
University of Minnesota
Producing Social Justice PSAs: Fostering Students’ Civic Engagement through Media Production

Volume 3, Edition 2

“Queer Media” Teaching Media Quarterly 3 (2): 2015

Liora Elias
University of Minnesota
Editor’s Notes and Introduction

Ace J. Eckstein
University of Colorado-Boulder
Problematizing Transgender Visibility in Talk Show Interviews

David Hennessee
California Polytechnic State University
Historicizing the Politics of Representation in Contemporary Queer Media

Ryan Lescure, San Francisco State University
Gust A. Yep, San Francisco State University
Queering Aging: Dialectical Analysis of Mediated Representations of Sexuality

Volume 3, Edition 1

Work and Media” Teaching Media Quarterly 3 (1): 2015

Elena Hristova
University of Minnesota
Editor’s Notes and Introduction

Daniel Farr
Kennesaw State University
Dirty Jobs: A Cultural Lesson in Work, Social Class, and Masculinities

Matt Stahl
University of Western Ontario
Work and Popular Music: The Politics of Cultural Labor and Creative Property

Amy Bach, University of Texas El Paso
Bryan Mercer, Media Mobilizing Project
Rebecca Scotland Phillips, Media Mobilizing Project
Deconstructing Media Messages about Workers and their Unions

Erika M. Behrmann
Bowling Green State University
Lawyers, Doctors, and Cops…oh my!: Exploring Racial and Gendered Labor Divisions on Television


Volume 2, Edition 2

“Teaching about Food and Media” Teaching Media Quarterly 2(2): 2014

Heidi Zimmerman
University of Minnesota
Editor’s Notes and Introduction
Laura K. Hahn, Humboldt State University 
Michael S. Bruner, Humboldt State University
Film, Food, and Finances: Students Engaging in Food Insecurity
Stacy M. Jameson
University of Toronto
Spectacular Culinary Tourism: A Model in Critical Television Viewing
Kristen L. McCauliff
Ball State University
The Internet, Capitalism, and Food Activism: Helping Students See the Connection

Tara Schuwerk
Stetson University
Critical Consumption: Analyzing Food and Nutrition in Media Artifacts

Rachel E. Silverman, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
David F. Purnell, University of South Florida
Barefoot (Contessa) in the Kitchen

Volume 2, Edition 1

“New Media and Surveillance” Teaching Media Quarterly 2(1): 2013

Andrew Richard Schrock
University of Southern California
Interrogating the Terms of Service: Corporate surveillance and user privacy on Facebook
Michael Vicaro
Penn State-Greater Allegheny
Digital Disclosure, Decision-making, and Democracy
Allison Weidhaas
Rider University
Data Mining: Do you know where and how your personal information will be used?

Volume 1, Edition 4

Ethical Consumption?

Raechel Tiffe
Merrimack College
Assessing Consumer Discourse and Possibilities for Change through the Buycott App
Chad Raphael
Santa Clara University
The Social Construction of E-Waste (Assignments, Readings, Teaching Unit)
Nadia Dawisha
University of North Carolina
Ethical Consumption (Assignment)

Volume 1, Edition 3

Sexuality in Hip Hop Culture

Amy Arellano and Aaron Duncan
University of Nebraska Lincoln
Performance, Dialogue, and Debriefing: Examining Frank Ocean’s Coming Out
Drew Lindsay
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The Critical Vocabulary of Rap: A Feminine Voice
Tia C.M. Tyree
Howard University
Gender and Sexuality Representations in Hip Hop

Volume 1, Edition 2

Sports-Media-Military Nexus

Art Herbig
Indiana University – Purdue University, Fort Wayne
The Case of Hero, Martyr, Victim, and Idiot Pat Tillman
Thomas C. Johnson
Luther College
Deconstructing NFL Films’ They Call It Pro Football
J. David Maxson
Indiana University
Sport, Rhetoric, and Militarism: Democratic Citizenship in a Militarized Culture

Volume 1, Edition 1

Teaching Media and the 2012 United States Election

Caroline Claiborne
University of Oregon
“Make Your Own Daily Show Report Group Project”

Claiborn “Make Your Own Daily Show Report Group Project”

Sheryl Cunningham
Wittenberg University
“Creating Enemies in Partisan Political Discourse”

Cunningham “Creating Enemies in Partisan Political Discourse”

Kristine Weglarz
University of West Florida
“Pop, Politics, and Presidents: Teaching Campaign Rhetoric Through Popular Music”

Weglarz “Pop, Politics, and Presidents – Teaching Campaign Rhetoric through Popular Music”



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