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Television and New Media Audiences

Ellen Seiter

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Why is talk about television forbidden at certain schools? Why does a mother feel guilty about watching Star Trek in front of her four-year-old child? Why would retired men turn to daytime soap ... More


Generation X: The ‘Future of Television’

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explains how a generation of youth – the so-called ‘Generation X’ (who were the post-boomer/ ‘baby-bust’ generation born in the late 1960s and 1970s) – and a series of different British ... More


The Particular Case of Children

Colin Shaw

in Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159377
eISBN:
9780191673603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159377.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Children watch three distinct kinds of television programmes, even though the words ‘Children's Television’ may be used interchangeably to describe programmes made in order to instruct children, ... More


Formats, Genres, and Engines

Michael Keane, Anthony Fung, and Albert Moran

in New Television, Globalisation, and the East Asian Cultural Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098206
eISBN:
9789882207219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098206.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

TV-format adaptation process is a mechanism of flexible, leaner production and a response to evolving industry practices. In addition, the format generates greater traction for television producers ... More


Family Members Interacting While Watching TV

Deborah Tannen, Shari Kendall, and Cynthia Gordon

in Family Talk: Discourse and Identity in Four American Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313895
eISBN:
9780199871940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313895.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter uses a Bakhtinian dialogic approach to demonstrate how families socialize children in interactions prompted by television programs. It explores the relationship between the public and ... More


If We’re Not Online, We Don’t Exist: The Rachel Maddow Show Builds a Web Presence

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the case of The Rachel Maddow Show (TRMS) and how it developed a new and different online strategy that ultimately became the model for other MSNBC television programs. TRMS is ... More


Conclusions: The Viewing Experience

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that ‘yoof’ television and its viewers must be understood as one possible response to a kind of environment that is clearly post-modern. It evaluates a profile of a viewing ... More


Taste and Decency

Colin Shaw

in Deciding What We Watch: Taste, Decency and Media Ethics in the UK and the USA

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159377
eISBN:
9780191673603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159377.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines issues of taste and decency and their scope in news, language, stereotyping, and privacy. There are three factors which, with others, influence the nature of the television ... More


The Rush of the Real: An Aesthetic of Immediacy

John Caughie

in Television Drama: Realism, Modernism, and British Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742197
eISBN:
9780191694981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742197.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

When Jean-Luc Godard predicted the death of cinema, he was not referring to the death of the cinema industry per se but to the mortality of the human capital of the cinema industry. Little did he ... More


Touched by a Vampire Named Angel: The Supernatural In Contemporary Teen Popular Culture

Lynn Schofield Clark

in From Angels to Aliens: Teenagers, the Media, and the Supernatural

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300239
eISBN:
9780199850525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300239.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines religion's coding in the television programs Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. It analyzes how these programs refer to organized religion and to the lore of vampires and how ... More


Introduction

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how infrastructures and strategies for distributing online television news are developed and maintained. Focusing on MSNBC, a hybrid company built to link television and the ... More


Independent television producers and media rights

Richard Haynes

in Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618804
eISBN:
9780748670994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The arrival of digital television across three platforms — terrestrial, satellite and cable — in 1998 augured a new era of broadcasting in the United Kingdom. The UK comes a distant second to the ... More


Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Bob Franklin (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book offers an account of the major developments in television programming and policy since 1976 by collecting in a single volume the James MacTaggart Memorial Lectures delivered at the ... More


Illusions of Actuality

in Science on the Air: Popularizers and Personalities on Radio and Early Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467597
eISBN:
9780226466958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226466958.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the television era, science programming survived at the network level only if it conformed to a fast-paced, irreverent, time-conscious context. Communication of scientific information via ... More


Introduction: Stagnation and Experimentation in the Russian Era of Television

Christine E. Evans

in Between Truth and Time: A History of Soviet Central Television

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300208481
eISBN:
9780300208962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208481.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book traces the history of Central Television in the Soviet Union from the mid-1960s through the late 1970s and early 1980s. It examines the influential television shows produced by elites near ... More


Conclusions

Lesley Henderson

in Social Issues in Television Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625314
eISBN:
9780748651177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625314.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book has been concerned with the different production factors that affect the manner of selecting substantive topics and the manner with which these topics are developed within popular ... More


Introduction: Television Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Melissa Ames

in Time in Television Narrative: Exploring Temporality in Twenty-First-Century Programming

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032936
eISBN:
9781617032943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032936.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to analyze twenty-first-century televisual texts. It deals with a particular concept that has fascinated scholars for centuries: time. ... More


Signposting Television in the 1980s: The Fourth Television: The James Mactaggart Lecture 1979

Jeremy Isaacs

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, a producer and broadcaster, articulated his vision for the (at the time of writing) new fourth television channel in Britain. In the lecture he envisages broadcasting in ... More


Changing notions of national identity: engaging with ethnicity

Joseph McGonagle

in Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter probes several of the ways in which ethnicity in relation to France and Frenchness has been represented visually since the 1980s across a wide variety of media and sectors, including ... More


Deregulation and Quality Television: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1990

Verity Lambert

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, a producer and director who has worked at the BBC and ITV, examines what can be done to preserve quality in the context of a broadcasting system experiencing ... More


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