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About Martha Bayles

  • Martha Bayles is the author of 'Hole in Our Soul: The Loss of Beauty and Meaning in American Popular Music' and 'Ain’t It a Shame? Censorship and the Culture of Transgression.' Her reviews and essays have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Boston Globe, Weekly Standard, and many other publications. She teaches humanities at Boston College.
Through a Screen Darkly: America’s Image Abroad

Through a Screen Darkly: America’s Image Abroad

American pop culture pervades the globe, but do these far-flung products actually represent U.S. ideals and values? I spoke with Rosiana Silalahi, then chief editor at SCTV, one of Indonesia’s leading ...

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