Host Sherri Hope Culver takes a step back from the radically changing view of facts and the media in our tumultuous times to examine the history of communication itself in an effort to see how we came to establish what is today being disrupted. Culver speaks with Jason Steinhauer, a public historian and the director of Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, about the different ways to explore history communication and how it impacts our communication today.
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.