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MEDIA & SOCIETY NEWS

"Frankenstein" is in Season

Professor of Media & Society Les Friedman's new book, "Monstrous Progeny: A History of Frankenstein Narrative," continues to garner media and academic interest, as it has since its publication this spring. The New Statesman reviewed the book in September, calling it an "exhaustive discussion of the Frankenstein narrative" that wonders how far to "allow science to interfere in nature" and "sho...  More >>

McGuire '83 Talks TV Broadcasting

Hobart and William Smith will welcome Emmy award-winning sports personality Pierre McGuire '83, an NHL "Inside the Glass" analyst for NBC Sports, back to campus to speak with students about careers in television broadcasting. The talk will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 in Bristol Gymnasium. The event, which will highlight key insights into the field of sports broadcasting, is...  More >>

Sloane '17 Interns at People Magazine

During her summer internship at People Magazine, Rebecca Sloane '17 interviewed several sports and musical giants such as Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks, Megan Rapinoe of the U.S. Women's soccer team, actor Corbin Bleu, musical artist 50 Cent and Olympic gold medal swimmer Missy Franklin. "I was so surprised and flattered that they offered me the internship in the first place, and of cour...  More >>

Lavin '95 to Adapt Dickens

JP Lavin '95 and his writing partner Chad Damiani have been tapped to adapt Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist" for NBC, with a contemporary update. As the Hollywood Reporter wrote in September, "the drama, which has received a script commitment, is described as a modern take on Dickens' second novel that was originally published as a serial in the 1830s." The novel follows the titular character, an ...  More >>

HWS Ranks 17th for Best College Radio

Hobart and William Smith's college radio station has been ranked 17th in the nation by Princeton Review. The ranking appears in "The Best 381 Colleges 2017" and is based on student survey results which solely determined which schools make the list and at what rank. Students answered the question: "How popular is the college radio station?" The HWS radio station, home of WEOS 89.5FM, 90.3FM and W...  More >>

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