Sherri Hope Culver, host of Media Inside Out, discusses how trends are influenced by the media habits of the Gen-Z generation. Culver welcomes two guests and members of Gen Z: Baker McNamara and Kiki Onigbogi. McNamara is a senior Media Studies and Production major at Temple, head of the music department at WHIP radio, and co-executive producer and co-host of TUTV’s own Temple Talk. Onigbogi is a senior at Central High School with duel enrollment at Temple. Both guests give their own perspectives on the culture of Gen-Z media and their take on TV watching behaviors, news consumption, and the dynamics of social media.
Media Inside Out is a television talk show that explores the media we love to watch, listen to, read and play with an analytical and critical approach. Topics have included a discussion of diversity in commercials; the influence of news editing; and the shift in audience role from consumer to author. Media Inside Out approaches media with an appreciation for its potential as entertainment, and even as an educational tool, but balances that with an understanding of its impact and influence. Each episode digs deep into a specific media theme or media property. The series is produced and hosted by Sherri Hope Culver, director of the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University. Program segments and information are conveyed in an entertaining, playful manner. The show explores, reveals, clarifies, and ultimately helps the audience appreciate the power of the media in their lives and their relationship with that media.Media Inside Out promotes creative and intellectual dialogue, while encouraging viewers to analyze their own media habits.