Save Ferris? A guide to Xer media/citizenship

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It all started normally. I was writing a lecture about how the Beatles are positioned within modern memory. The aim of the week's teaching was to assess how the Beatles' 'Anthology' documentary re-inscribes the past. Well, that was the official justification. In pre-mediated fashion, it was an opportunity for a 27-year-old media lecturer to explain to the assembled 18-year-olds how much she despised the Beatles specifically, and their boomer audience generally. Yet even the most polemic of lectures requires some evidence, so I investigated my video collection for traces of post-1960s Beatles' iconography. It was during this process that I rediscovered an old, loving media friend
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-13
Number of pages5
JournalMetro Education
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes


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