Rodger Streitmatter

rodger-streitmatterA cultural historian, Rodger Streitmatter is a leader in exploring how the media have helped to shape the way Americans think and act. The most recent of his seven books is From “Perverts” to “Fab Five” ~ The Media’s Changing Depiction of Gay Men and Lesbians. Individual chapters focus on such topics as the film Brokeback Mountain and the TV show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Streitmatter’s other books include Sex Sells! and Mightier than the Sword: How the News Media Have Shaped American History.

Degrees
BA Journalism, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; MA English, Radford University; PhD U.S. History, American University

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Rodger Streitmatter

rodger-streitmatter

A cultural historian, Rodger Streitmatter is a leader in exploring how the media have helped to shape the way Americans think and act. The most recent of his seven books is From “Perverts” to “Fab Five” ~ The Media’s Changing Depiction of Gay Men and Lesbians. Individual chapters focus on such topics as the film Brokeback Mountain and the TV show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Streitmatter’s other books include Sex Sells! and Mightier than the Sword: How the News Media Have Shaped American History.

Degrees
BA Journalism, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; MA English, Radford University; PhD U.S. History, American University

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