Host Sherri Hope Culver highlights the current state of the music industry, with a focus on gender equality and inequality both from the performance side and the management side of the field. Joining Sherri are guests Carol Riddick, a songwriter and singer; Donn T, Advisor to The Recording Academy’s Board of Governors and label owner of D-tone Victorious; and Karina Patricelli, an up-and-coming artist from the suburbs of Philadelphia and a Temple junior. Together they discuss how the music industry has changed–or not–including which improvements to equality have been most successful, examples of recent successes, and areas that still need attention and change.
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.