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Journalism Professor Tim Riley Reviews New Yorker TV Critic’s New Book on Truthdig

Associate professor of journalism Tim Riley reviewed Pulitzer-Prize winning New Yorker author Emily Nussbaum’s new book I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution for Truthdig. The work, published in June, explores the significance and relevance of various shows throughout the past two decades by the renowned culture critic, from “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “The X Files” to “The Sopranos” and “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

With her 2016 Pulitzer Prize, she thrives as a pivotal contemporary voice; her calm reasoning and light-saber resolve make you cheer for criticism itself. Her career parallels television’s ascent.

Read the review here.