Kevin Howley

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Kevin Howley
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Kevin Howley is Associate Professor of Media Studies at DePauw University. Dr. Howley’s research and teaching interests include the study of popular culture, democratic communication, the communicative dimensions of social movements, critical media literacy, and participatory culture. He is author of Community Media: People, Places, and Communication Technologies (Cambridge, 2005) and editor of Understanding Community Media (Sage, 2010). His work has appeared in the Journal of Radio Studies, Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Television and New Media, the International Journal of Cultural Studies, and Social Movement Studies among other journals.

A contributing writer for The Bloomington Alternative, Dr. Howley also works as an independent media producer. The award-winning video, “Victory at Sea? Culture Jamming Dubya” (2004), had its broadcast premiere on Free Speech TV. His most recent project was an audio feature for Sprouts, Pacifica Radio’s weekly news magazine, titled “Hard Times Come Again No More: A Tribute to Russell J. Compton” (2007).


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