Category Archives: Television

Why Black People Love Empire

Black people love Empire because this is the first time we have ever seen a big budget soap opera on a broadcast network that focused on a Black family. Much like Dallas (1978-1991) and Dynasty (1986-1991), both of which aired over … Continue reading

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Unscripted Programming Executive Robyn Lattaker-Johnson to headline the Newhouse School’s 14th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media

Unscripted Programming Executive Robyn Lattaker-Johnson will come to Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications as a guest of the school’s 14th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media, hosted by COM Assistant Professor Charisse L’Pree. The conversation will … Continue reading

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The Future of TV with Kim Daniels

Kim Daniels, Digital Producer for Marriage Bootcamp on We TV, joins COM107 to share her experiences in the world of unscripted programming. She has also worked on Dirty Jobs, The Bachelor, and Ghost Hunters. She talks about her place at the … Continue reading

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Oprah Winfrey and My Personal Trajectory from Couch Potato to Professor

Today, the mighty Ms. O will be visiting the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University for the opening of our new studio and innovation center. I will be attending the luncheon where she will be the featured speaker. In honor of breathing the same … Continue reading

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Why Television? An Interview with Neil Wade

Neil Wade, Production Coordinator on The Fairly OddParents joined my class to talk about his experiences in television. He has also worked as a Production Assistant at Family Guy and as an intern on Dora the Explorer. Neil graduated with … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Larry Wilmore

On Feb 13, I hosted Larry Wilmore as the guest of honor at the 13th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Check out the live tweets via Storify or … Continue reading

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