Katherine Sender

Reconsidering Reflexivity: Audience Research in an Era of Digital Media

April 10, 2014

Katherine Sender is a professor in Media, Film, and Television at the University of Auckland. She is the author of two books, one on the construction of the gay market in the US (Business not Politics: The Making of the Gay Market), the other on audiences of reality television (The Makeover: Reality Television and Reflexive Audiences). She has also produced and directed a number of documentaries, including Off the Straight and Narrow: Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals on Television and a new video, Brand New You: Makeover Television and the American Dream, forthcoming from the Media Education Foundation.