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  1. Bad News - Volumes 1 and 2 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Beharrell, Howard Davis, John Eldridge, John Hewitt, Jean Hart, Gregg Philo, Paul Walton, Brian Winston

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Bad News

    It is a commonly held belief that television news in Britain, on whatever channel, is more objective, more trustworthy, more neutral than press reporting. The illusion is exploded in this controversial 2-volume study by the Glasgow University Media Group, originally published in 1976 and 1980....

    Published October 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. American Icons

    The Genesis of a National Visual Language

    By Benedikt Feldges

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Despite the work that has been done on the power of visual communication in general, and about the social influence of television in particular, television’s relationship with reality is still something of a black box. Even today, the convention that the screen functions as a window on reality...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Prime Time

    Television Programming in the Post-Network Era

    Edited by Amanda Lotz

    Daytime soap operas. Evening news. Late-night talk shows. Television has long been defined by its daily schedule, and the viewing habits that develop around it. Technologies like DVRs, iPods, and online video have freed audiences from rigid time constraints—we no longer have to wait for a program...

    Published June 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Production Studies

    Cultural Studies of Media Industries

    Edited by Vicki Mayer, Miranda J. Banks, John T Caldwell

    "Behind-the-scenes" stories of ranting directors, stingy producers, temperamental actors, and the like have fascinated us since the beginnings of film and television. Today, magazines, websites, television programs, and DVDs are devoted to telling tales of trade lore—from on-set antics to labor...

    Published May 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Television in India

    Satellites, Politics and Cultural Change

    Edited by Nalin Mehta

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines the development of television in India since the early 1990s, and its implications for Indian society more widely. Until 1991, India possessed only a single state-owned television channel, but since then there has been a rapid expansion in independent satellite channels which...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Documentaries

    From Dogma to Polyphony

    By Yingchi Chu

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    In China, unlike in Western cinema, documentary film, rather than fiction film, has been the dominant mode since 1949. In recent years, documentary TV programmes have experienced a meteoric rise. Arguing that there is a gradual process of 'democratization' in the media, in which documentaries play...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. Television Studies After TV

    Understanding Television in the Post-Broadcast Era

    Edited by Graeme Turner, Jinna Tay

    Television studies must now address a complex environment where change has been vigorous but uneven, and where local and national conditions vary significantly. Globalizing media industries, deregulatory policy regimes, the multiplication, convergence and trade in media formats, the emergence of...

    Published March 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Television in Post-Reform China

    Serial Dramas, Confucian Leadership and the Global Television Market

    By Ying Zhu

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book explores the political, economic, and cultural forces, locally and globally that have shaped the evolution of Chinese primetime television dramas, and the way that these dramas in turn have actively engaged in the major intellectual and policy debates concerning the path, steps, and speed...

    Published February 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. TV Transformations

    Revealing the Makeover Show

    Edited by Tania Lewis

    The past decade has seen an explosion of lifestyle makeover TV shows. Audiences around the world are being urged to ‘renovate’ everything from their homes to their pets and children while lifestyle experts on TV now tell us what not to eat and what not to wear. Makeover television and makeover...

    Published December 8th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Queer TV

    Theories, Histories, Politics

    Edited by Glyn Davis, Gary Needham

    How can we queerly theorise and understand television? How can the realms of television studies and queer theory be brought together, in a manner beneficial and productive for both? Queer TV: Theories, Histories, Politics is the first book to explore television in all its scope and complexity –...

    Published December 2nd 2008 by Routledge