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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 38 new and published books in the subject of Television — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Other Sport Mega-Event: Rugby World Cup 2011

    Edited by Steven Jackson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    The mention of sport mega-events conjures up images and memories of London 2012 or anticipation of FIFA 2014, the 2016 Rio Olympics and beyond. Indeed, the expanding annual calendar of sport mega-events, both in terms of the bidding process and the actual hosting of the event means that there is...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape

    The South is Talking Back

    By Tine Ustad Figenschou

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book analyzes how and why Al Jazeera English (AJE) became the channel of choice to understand the massive protests across the Arab world 2011. Aiming to explain the ‘Al Jazeera moment,’ it tracks the channel’s bumpy road towards international recognition in a longitudinal, in-depth analysis of...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Media Power and Democratization in Brazil

    TV Globo and the Dilemmas of Political Accountability

    By Mauro Porto

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In this book, Porto analyzes the role of TV Globo in the democratization of Brazil. TV Globo, one of the world's largest media conglomerates, has a dominant position in Brazil's communications landscape. It also exports telenovelas to more than 130 countries and has established joint ventures with...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Library Editions: Television

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Reissuing works originally published between 1974 and 1999, Routledge Library Editions: Television (17 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering the exploration of TV. Volumes vary from general texts on the advent, influence or future of broadcasting to specific studies of television...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Televising Democracies

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Published in 1992, this was the first book to assess the impact of television broadcasting on the House of Commons and its Member’s behaviour. It looks at the implications for political journalism as well as broader questions concerning the role of media in a democracy. Bringing together...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Television News and the Elderly

    Broadcast Managers' Attitudes Toward Older Adults

    By Michael L. Hilt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    This concise survey investigates the television general managers’ and news directors’ attitudes towards the elderly in the United States. Originally published in 1997, it raises important issues of ageing in relation to the media with specific focus on the older viewer’s status as a viewing...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Language of Television

    Uses and Abuses

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The first part of this book assesses how television presents viewers with information - contrasting the ‘official reality’ of news and current affairs programmes with the anarchic view of the world put out by such as Morecambe and Wise and the two Ronnies. It challenges the politics of programme...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Ideological Octopus

    An Exploration of Television and its Audience

    By Justin Lewis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Originally published in 1991, this introduction to studying the television audience discusses developments in semiology and cultural studies and their contribution to our understanding of the power of television. How, in the most precise and intricate sense, does television influence the way we...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Cable Television and the Future of Broadcasting

    Edited by Ralph Negrine

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Originally published in 1985, this book surveys developments in cable television in the major industrialised countries with chapters specifically authored on each area. It looks at the technology, its potential, and how far it had been implemented, considering the reaction of governments, existing...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge