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Last Name
University of Oxford
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US, Television History, Media History, Civil Rights History, African American History, Popular Culture, Journalism History, Desegregation
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About Me

Sage Goodwin is a DPhil candidate in History at University College, University of Oxford.  She holds a Global History of Capitalism 2020-2021 Doctoral Studentship and the Rothermere American Institute’s Esmond Harmsworth Graduate Scholarship in American Culture. Her research explores the relationship between television news and the long civil rights movement in America from 1954-1968. She is a former Director of The Oxford Research Center in Humanities’ (TORCH) Race and Resistance Network and the co-founder and co-convenor of Oxford’s Cultural Histories, Cultural Studies seminar.

Recent Publications

Academic Articles

“The Civil Rights Movement and the Media” In Oxford Bibliographies in Communication. Ed. Patricia Boy, New York: Oxford University Press, 26 June 2019

Popular Audience Articles

‘Viral Videos of Racism: How an Old Civil Rights Strategy is Being Used in a New Digital Age’, The Conversation, 4 June, 2020

‘Urban Uprisings Highlight the Need for More Journalists of Colour in Newsrooms’, Made By History, The Washington Post, 1 June, 2020

‘Live Television Enables the President to Lie About

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Capitalism, Race