The Pleasures of the Internet
School of Visual Arts, MFA Design Criticism Department (136 W. 21 St., 2nd Fl., Manhattan)
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Virginia Heffernan is a television critic for The New York Times and writer of “The Medium” column in The New York Times Sunday Magazine. Started in 2006, “The Medium” reviews and analyzes our web, television, video and ever-changing media culture and the “way we watch now.” Prior to her work at the Times, Heffernan was a fact-checker for the New Yorker. She served as an editor at Harper’s and Talk magazines, and as TV critic for the online magazine Slate.

The Spring 2011 Design Criticism MFA Lecture Series is open to the public. You are warmly invited to attend our lectures, to see our department and to meet with speakers, faculty members and students over a drink. Space is limited; RSVP to