Topic: Sharon Strover

Lack of broadband has crippling effect

April 8, 2011
Lack of broadband has crippling effect

Professor Sharon Strover explains why broadband Internet access is fundamental to the economic development of the nation's rural communities.

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Digital Media Researchers Receive Grants to Collaborate with Portuguese Universities

July 26, 2010

University of Texas at Austin researchers together with collaborating Portuguese researchers have received six grants totaling about $1.5 million U.S. ($1.2 million Euros) from the Science and Technology Foundation of Portugal (FCT) to expand the presence of advanced digital media through educational and research exchange.

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Connecting America's rural communities to the Internet opens world of opportunities and obstacles

Jan. 25, 2010

For many Americans the home computer is command central. They download audio clips from National Public Radio and watch video clips on CNN to catch up on the day's news. They use Hulu to catch up on their favorite TV shows. Many work from home. Some take classes online.

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Institute director presents research at national communications policy meeting

Jan. 27, 2009
Institute director presents research at national communications policy meeting

Dr. Sharon Strover, chair and Philip G. Warner Regents Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, and Director, Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute, presented a paper titled "America's Forgotten Challenge: Rural Access" in Washington. D.C.

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Flow Conference Explores Contemporary TV Culture

Sept. 10, 2008

Media scholars, fans, critics, activists and industry professionals will gather at the 2008 Flow Conference on The University of Texas at Austin campus Oct. 9-11 to discuss some of the crucial issues related to television, media culture and scholarship.

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