For the first time ever, Saturday Night Live was broadcast as a pre-recorded show recorded entirely as the cast, crew, and host Tom Hanks were at home, sheltering in place. The resulting show, complete with musical guest Chris Martin, has been met with very mixed reviews. Join us on May 18th to talk about SNL's effort to produce a show that used Zoom and other digital technology to break the barriers of the coronavirus!
The Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island advances media literacy education through research and community service. We emphasize interdisciplinary scholarship and practice that stands at the intersections of communication, media studies and education.
Quote of the Day
Every new technology
comes complete with its own unique catastrophe. The invention of the
airplane was also the invention of the plane crash.
- Paul Virilio
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