The Roundtable Perspective

Explore a show that gives experts a platform for scholarly discussion, touching on a variety of communication issues.

The Roundtable Perspective is a collegiate television program produced by students and faculty of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts at Purdue University Northwest. New episodes air every Friday at 8:30 p.m. on Lakeshore PBS.

Watch The Spring 2020 Season

Meet The Host

Tom Roach

Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication


tjroach@pnw.edu

(219) 989-2508

Hammond, Porter Hall 114C

 

 

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See recent “Roundtable Experience” updates.

Lakeshore PBS Extends Partnership With PNW

Student Produced Program Wins Two International Awards

 

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PNW’s Broadcasting concentration offers students hands-on experience in audio and video production, including working on The Roundtable Perspective.  If you’re interested in declaring a broadcasting concentration, contact Jake Giles to schedule a tour of the studio.


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Upcoming Episodes

Oct 22

The Roundtable Perspective: Doctor Who Fandom

Paul Booth, Ph.D., professor of Media and Cinema Studies at DePaul University joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D. to discuss the study of fandom and the influence of fans on the television franchise, Doctor Who.

Oct 29

The Roundtable Perspective: Black Influence on Horror Films

In a special Halloween themed episode, Robin R. Means Coleman, Ph.D., professor of communication studies at Northwestern University joins host Thomas J. Roach, Ph.D.

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Study Broadcasting at PNW

PNW’s Broadcasting concentration offers students hands-on experience in audio and video production, including working on The Roundtable Perspective.  If you’re interested in declaring a broadcasting concentration, contact Jake Giles to schedule a tour of the studio.


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