JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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On suffering and human eloquence:
commemorating 9/11, televised U.S. coverage in 2011

 

Isabel Pinedo

Isabel Pinedo is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College, CUNY. She is the author of Recreational Terror: Women and the Pleasures of Horror Film Viewing (SUNY Press, 1997).  She has published articles on the horror genre in The Journal of Film and Video and Paradoxa: Studies in World Literary Genres.  Other publications deal with the depiction of blowback on Battlestar Galactica, the treatment of 9/11 on Jericho, and the portrayal of torture on television in Jump Cut. She teaches courses on Television Culture, Television Genres, and Complex TV Narratives, among others.

She can be reached at ipinedo@hunter.cuny.edu.