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  • The Language of Televisionby Albert Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    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 schedules and takes care to consider the language used... more...

  • The Ideological Octopusby Justin Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    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 think about the world? What ideological role does it... more...

  • Television News and the Elderlyby Michael L. Hilt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    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 audience of the news and how they are presented in the news.... more...

  • Televising Democraciesby Bob Franklin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    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 contributions from senior broadcasters, politicians from... more...

  • The Use and Abuse of Televisionby J. Mallory Wober

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    It is now fashionable to analyse the merits of a society and its message systems not just with ?objective? measures such as GDP and audience sizes, but also subjectively with measures of well being and appreciation of programmes. The latter procedures, more widespread in Europe than in the USA, receives pioneering discussion in this book, originally... more...

  • Videology and Utopiaby Alfred Willener; Guy Milliard; Alex Ganty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00

    First Published in 1976. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Reality TVby Misha Kavka

    Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 29.00

    Is reality TV a coherent genre? This book addresses this question by examining the characteristics, contexts and breadth of reality TV through a history of its programming trends. Paying attention to stylistic connections as well as key concepts, this study breaks reality television down into three main 'generations': the camcorder generation,... more...

  • The Ad-Makers: How the Best TV Commercials are Producedby Tom von Logue Newth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    First Published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Style in British Television Dramaby Lez Cooke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00

    This pioneering book provides detailed analysis of scenes from nine British television dramas produced between 1954 and 2001. Taking dinner table scenes as a recurring motif, the study analyses changes in televisual style with reference to production practices, technology, aesthetic preferences, and social and institutional change. more...

  • The Untold History of Televisionby Kathleen Olmstead

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 11.99

    The Untold History of Television provides a captivating glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have both defined and changed the pop culture landscape. Go behind the scenes to explore the inception and development of these series, thought-provoking episode analysis, and on-the-set stories about the cast and crew. This ebook bundles... more...