Aniko Bodroghkozy is Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia and has been on its faculty since 2001. She is the author of Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement, which was published in 2012 by the University of Illinois Press. Her first book, Groove Tube: Sixties Television and the Youth Rebellion was published by Duke University Press in 2001. In 2018 she published a major anthology for Wiley-Blackwell’s “Companions in Cultural Studies” series: A Companion to the History of American Broadcasting. Her next book #Charlottesville: Media and White Supremacy from Civil Rights to Unite the Right will be published by University of Virginia Press in fall 2022. It compares media events from the civil rights era, in particular the 1963 Birmingham and 1965 Selma campaigns, with Charlottesville’s 2017 “Summer of Hate” examining both mass media media treatment and activists’ use of new media tools in the struggle around white supremacy, racism, and for social justice. She is currently completing another single-author work tentatively titled Black Weekend: Television News and the Kennedy Assassination. She has published numerous articles on American cinema and television and the social change movements of the postwar era. Her work has appeared in scholarly journals such as Cinema JournalScreenTelevision and New Media, as well as in more popular venues such as The ConversationSlate.com and NBCnews.com. Her scholarship has also been frequently reprinted and anthologized in volumes such as Television: The Critical ViewHop on Pop: The Pleasures and Politics of Popular Culture, and Critiquing the Sitcom. She teaches American broadcasting history and historiography, media history, and topics courses such as: media in the Kennedy era; media and the civil rights movement; and media and protest during the 1960s.

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