in San Antonio, Texas, 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2005. A PF&R Panel sponsored by the Entertainment Studies Interest Group and the Visual Communication Division on the Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture: Real-Life Journalists as Depicted in Film and Television. Moderator-Discussant: ESIG member Joe Saltzman, Professor of Journalism and Director of the Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture (IJPC), a project of the Norman Lear Center, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California. Producer: 8-minute video on “Real-Life Journalists as Depicted in Film and Television” created especially for AEJMC.


Richard NessPanelists include: Richard Ness, Assistant Professor, Western Illinois
Ness is author of From Headline Hunter toSuperman: A Journalism Filmography and IJPC Associate Director.
Title of Presentation: “Ripped from Today’s Headlines!: Fact Meets Fiction in Journalism Films of the Early Sound Era.”


Matthew Ehrlich Matthew Ehrlich, Associate Professor, University of Illinois
Ehrlich is the author of Journalism in the Movies. Title of presentation: “Stephen Glass, `Shattered Glass,' and the `Free Press' Myth.”



Bonnie Brennen Bonnie Brennen, Professor and Chair, Department of Journalism, Temple University
Title of presentation: “Malice in Wonderland: Hedda Hopper and Louella Parsons in Hollywood."


Alicia Shepherd Alicia Shepherd, Assistant Professor of Journalism, American University
Title of Presentation: “How Are Real Journalists Portrayed in Film?”