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Understanding Television

Edited by Andrew Goodwin, Garry Whannel

Routledge – 1990 – 208 pages

Series: Studies in Culture and Communication

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    978-0-415-01672-8
    May 23rd 1990

Description

Understanding Television offers an introduction to some of the issues of television broadcasting and its main genres. It examines a number of programme categories, such as news, drama-documentary, sit-com, soap opera, sport and quizzes, and discusses aspects of the history of the organisation of television, its audiences and its future; it also looks at some key conceptual debates about hegemony in contemporary television

Reviews

`All in all, this is a first rate piece of work which admirably accomplishes the main purpose of the Studies in Culture and Communication series as a whole - namely, bridging the gap between the huge body of research available to the more advanced student and what the newcomer needs to get started.' - Media Bulletin

Contents

Contributors:

Mick Bowes, Rosalind Brunt, Verina Glaessner, Andrew Goodwin, Patrick Hughes, Paul kerr, Justin Lewis, Michael O'Shaughnessy, Richard Paterson, Paddy Scannell, John Tulloch and Garry Whannel

Related Subjects

  1. Media & Film Studies

Name: Understanding Television (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Andrew Goodwin, Garry Whannel. Understanding Television offers an introduction to some of the issues of television broadcasting and its main genres. It examines a number of programme categories, such as news, drama-documentary, sit-com, soap opera, sport and quizzes, and discusses...
Categories: Media & Film Studies