Critical Media Studies Resources  provides resource links for conducting critical research in Media Studies and American Studies. Sites listed on the 'Media Studies Links' and 'Mike's Web Picks' pages offer a critical analysis of the dominant media, political and cultural institutions in American society. The Bookstore  lists a host of books and other media, mostly by independent publishers, critical of corporate media culture. The Columns and Articles page provides an archive of Mike Niman's syndicated columns. is ever evolving, so check back often.
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SUNY Buffalo State Communication Department

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Last Updated December 2017