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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 116 new and published books in the subject of Television — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. News Parody and Political Satire Across the Globe

    Edited by Geoffrey Baym, Jeffrey P. Jones

    In recent years, the US fake news program The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has become a surprisingly important source of information, conversation, and commentary about public affairs. Perhaps more surprisingly, so-called 'fake news' is now a truly global phenomenon, with various forms of news...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Celebrity and Glamour in Contemporary Russia

    Shocking Chic

    Edited by Helena Goscilo, Vlad Strukov

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This is the first book to explore the phenomenon of glamour and celebrity in contemporary Russian culture, ranging across media forms, disciplinary boundaries and modes of inquiry, with particular emphasis on the media personality. The book demonstrates how the process of ‘celebrification’ in...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Television History

    A Comparative Approach

    Edited by Andreas Fickers, Catherine Johnson

    Although television has developed into a major agent of the transnational and global flow of information and entertainment, television historiography and scholarship largely remains a national endeavour, partly due to the fact that television has been understood as a tool for the creation of...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Global Television Formats

    Understanding Television Across Borders

    Edited by Tasha Oren, Sharon Shahaf

    Winner of the 2013 SCMS Best Edited Collection Award For decades, television scholars have viewed global television through the lens of cultural imperialism, focusing primarily on programs produced by US and UK markets and exported to foreign markets. Global Television Formats revolutionizes...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. New Documentary

    A Critical Introduction

    New Documentary: A Critical Introduction provides a comprehensive account of the last two decades of documentary filmmaking in Britain, the US and Europe. Stella Bruzzi's engaging textbook discusses key genres, filmmakers, and issues for the study of non-fiction film and television, including:* key...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Branding Television

    By Catherine Johnson

    Series: Comedia

    Branding Television examines why and how the UK and US television industries have turned towards branding as a strategy in response to the rise of satellite, cable and digital television, and new media, such as the internet and mobile phone. This is the first book to offer a sustained critical...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Legitimating Television

    Media Convergence and Cultural Status

    By Michael Z Newman, Elana Levine

    Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status explores how and why television is gaining a new level of cultural respectability in the 21st century. Once looked down upon as a "plug-in drug" offering little redeeming social or artistic value, television is now said to be in a...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Media, Culture and Society in Malaysia

    Edited by Yeoh Seng Guan

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    This book presents a comprehensive, full-length analysis of the uses of media and communication technologies by different social actors in Malaysia. Unlike other studies of the media in Malaysia which concentrate on "political economy" or "freedom of the media" approaches, this book focuses on the...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Television Handbook

    4th Edition

    Series: Media Practice

    The Television Handbook is a critical introduction to the practice and theory of television. The book examines the state of television today, explains how television is made and how production is organised, and discusses how critical thinking about programmes and genres can illuminate their...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Media Globalization and the Discovery Channel Networks

    By Ole J. Mjos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book is about the relationship between media and globalization, explored through the unique study of the global expansion of Discovery Communications, spearheaded by the Discovery Channel, one of the world’s largest providers of factual television programming and media content. The book argues...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge