Interviews | Posted by TV Time Machine 05.04.17
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BobThompsonSmallProfessor Robert J. Thompson of Syracuse University talks with TV Time Machine radio host Jim Benson about teaching television history to this generation of student, the impact of changing technologies, and TV’s past, present, and future.

In this audio edition of the TV Time Machine, we welcome Professor Robert J. Thompson. Professor Thompson is trustee professor of television and popular culture at Syracuse University, and is the founding director of the Bleier Center for television and popular culture.

Over the next audio segment, Professor Thompson talks about television’s past, present and future, the impact of changing technology, and whether or not this current generation of student, even knows who Archie Bunker is. Again, for those of you intrepid enough to find a cure for your mortarboardum, feel free to matriculate this program, as we cram in the past, in order to guarantee a textbook, present!

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Professor Robert J. Thompson audio interview

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