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The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies, 7 Volume Set by Fabienne Darling-Wolf, Radhika Parameswaran, Erica Scharrer, Vicki Mayer, Sharon Mazzarella, Kelly Gates, John Nerone, Angharad N. Valdivia

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Contributors to Volume II

Carolina Acosta-Alzuru (PhD, University of Georgia) is Associate Professor in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. Her scholarship focuses on the links between media, culture, and society and bridges the disciplines of cultural studies, international media studies, and women's studies as she examines media texts and their production and reception. She is the author of the book Venezuela es una telenovela (2007). Her research is published in Journalism and Mass Communication Monographs, Journal of Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, International Journal of Cultural Studies, Popular Communication, Mass Communication and Society, and other journals. She is the recipient of the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professorship, the University of Georgia's highest teaching award.

Patrick Burkart is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University. He is the author of Music and Cyberliberties (2010) and co-author of Digital Music Wars: Ownership and Control of the Celestial Jukebox (2006).

Jonathan Burston is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario. He was previously a professional dancer and now researches issues of digital labor in entertainment capitalism. Relevant publications include “Synthespians Among Us: Re-Thinking the Actor in Media Work and Media Theory,” in James Curran and David Morley (Eds.), Media ...

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