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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5360–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.60
Published: 01 July 2019
...Christine Ehrick During World War II, US–Latin American relations were shaped by the noninterventionist Good Neighbor policy and the projection of soft power via US government-orchestrated public relations and propaganda campaigns. This included extensive film and radio propaganda overseen by the...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 2247–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.47
Published: 01 April 2016
...Rebecca Harrison This article investigates women's roles as cinema projectionists, and transformations in women's spectatorship, in Britain during World War II. Between 1939 and 1945 the British Cinematograph Exhibitors' Association (CEA), among other organizations, encouraged women to train as...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 448–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.4.8
Published: 01 October 2018
...Emma Sandon The experiences of women engineers working in the BBC Television Service at Alexandra Palace, London, during the 1940s and 1950s, give insights into gender discrimination in broadcasting. These women first joined as radio engineers when the BBC was recruiting women during World War II...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4433–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.4.33
Published: 01 October 2018
... nonfiction filmmaking, which offered women greater employment opportunities, especially in the decades after World War II as Britain rebuilt its economy. This article provides the first historical mapping of women's involvement in sponsored nonfiction filmmaking in Britain in the period between 1945 and 1970...
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Published: 01 October 2018
FIGURE 1. Beryl Hockley with a vision mixer, fading up the Television Service, June 7, 1946, when it reopened after World War II. Alexandra Palace Television Society. FIGURE 1. Beryl Hockley with a vision mixer, fading up the Television Service, June 7, 1946, when it reopened after World War II
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6243–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.43
Published: 01 April 2020
.... Korean films of the 1950s and 1960s occasionally addressed the topic of the yanggongju as part of a narrative of postwar struggle, but the issue of militarized sexual labor and camptowns only entered vehement public discourse in the 1990s, when testimonies of World War II comfort women came to the fore...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 61147–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.147
Published: 01 January 2020
... distribute select Coktel games like Inca (1992) and Gobliiins II (1992) in the United States, while using Coktel's game label Tomahawk to distribute their own games in Europe (Tomahawk was started in 1988, while Coktel remained the name behind the company's popular brand of educational software...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 61119–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.119
Published: 01 January 2020
... burden of customer service, a fact tightly related to Sierra's position as the industry leader in adventure games, or narrative-driven experiences in which players explore a world and solve puzzles to reach the end of the story. For example, locked doors, deadly monsters, or impassable deserts might...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 531–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.1
Published: 01 July 2019
... and promoted Australia's midcentury cultural and geopolitical shift away from Britain and toward the United States. Ehrick looks at how women's broadcasting became an important vehicle for US government campaigns aimed at Latin American women during World War II and the early stages of the Cold War...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 539–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.9
Published: 01 July 2019
... becomes visible if we cast the IAWRT in the light of the reemerging international community after World War II? Scholarship on international relations and international organizations also offers insights into ways in which gender is key in structuring both professional expertise and international...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 53140–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.140
Published: 01 July 2019
... Relations Trust, established in 1937 from private donations. After World War II the scheme was used to fund travel by public service broadcasting officers from Commonwealth countries with the aim of “strengthen[ing] the bonds of the Commonwealth.” 23 Ida Osbourne, supervisor of the ABC children's session...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5385–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.85
Published: 01 July 2019
... British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and Voice of America during World War II and the Cold War, as well as Michele Hilmes's work on radio as a “propaganda vehicle” within British-US relations and Derek Vaillaint's recent monograph on transatlantic radio as a “field in which modern US-French relations...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 53114–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.114
Published: 01 July 2019
..., on August 18, 1936, of NBC's Woman's Radio Review . This appears to be the only US women's program broadcast on the BBC prior to World War II. Billed in the Radio Times as “a programme by women for women,” it was explained that it was under the direction of a “hostess” who introduced guest...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 511–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.1
Published: 01 January 2019
... Japan's Orientalist and colonialist imaginary of East Asia—an imaginary that continued into the postwar era despite Japan's defeat in World War II, Poon's article draws our attention to the geopolitics undergirding inter–East Asian female stardom. Our special issue concludes with Danielle Seid's...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5111–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.11
Published: 01 January 2019
... navigate a patriarchal order put in place by histories of empire. Tuding uses violence to force Ireneo to “do his duty” toward her pregnant sister, while Ireneo's past as a World War II soldier ties him to a conflict in which the Philippines was caught between two occupying forces, the United States and...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 51113–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.113
Published: 01 January 2019
... ideological struggle. I argue that You Min embodied cosmopolitan fantasy, and that the construction of her embodiment was fraught with corporate and cultural competition between Japanese and Hong Kong cinema during the Cold War, as well as memories of World War II. To be a cosmopolitan means to be a citizen...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 51141–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.141
Published: 01 January 2019
..., as a result of shifting US-China relations, had warmed to during World War II and then simultaneously regarded with suspicion in the 1950s amid a tide of anti-communist fervor—the “overseas Chinese” the film depicts were poised to shed their “orphaned” status. This liminal national status and the...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4483–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.4.83
Published: 01 October 2018
... the Introduction of Commercial Television in the United Kingdom,” in Narrating Media History , ed. M. Bailey (Abingdon, England: Routledge, 2012), 87. 13. David Clampin, Advertising and Propaganda in World War II: Cultural Identity and the Blitz Spirit (London: I. B. Tauris, 2014), 31. 14...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 44130–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.4.130
Published: 01 October 2018
.... World War II consolidated the gendered union structure of the ACT and facilitated its establishment as a pre-entry closed shop, whereby membership in the union was vital to securing employment in the industry. The union was appointed as the “official vetting body for war-time film technicians,” and so...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4457–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.4.57
Published: 01 October 2018
... War II. The Italian film industry had been shattered by the German occupation, and all its infrastructure in Rome built by the Fascist regime was shut down. Like other professionals who worked with Rossellini on the film, Benvenuti had to deal with the scarcity of basic equipment, especially film...