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December 22, 2011

Campaign TV Commercials


The Living Room Candidate
http://www.livingroomcandidate.org
The Living Room Candidate contains more than 300 commercials, from every presidential election since 1952, when Madison Avenue advertising executive Rosser Reeves convinced Dwight Eisenhower that short ads played during such popular TV programs as I Love Lucy would reach more voters than any other form of advertising. This innovation had a permanent effect on the way presidential campaigns are run.

Film Studies BLOG

Film Studies for Free
http://filmstudiesforfree.blogspot.com/2011/12/fsffs-favourite-online-film-studies.html

A pluralist, pro bono, and purely positive web-archive of examples of, links to, and comment on, online, Open Access, film and moving image studies resources of note. Check out this blog by Catherine Grant