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Television and its viewers

cultivation theory and research

by James Shanahan

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television broadcasting -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-264) and index.

    StatementJames Shanahan and Michael Morgan.
    ContributionsMorgan, Michael, 1953 Apr. 15-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.6 .S417 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 267 p. ;
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL385649M
    ISBN 100521582962, 0521587557
    LC Control Number98048327

      Examines social and cultural phenomena through the lens of different television showsWe all have opinions about the television shows we watch, but television criticism is about much more than simply evaluating the merits of a particular show and deeming it ‘good’ or ‘bad.’ Rather, criticism uses the close examination of a television program to explore that program’s cultural 4/5(1). watching television by children from 10 to 13 years, increased from 82 to minutes per day. Stupefying in every sense of the word. Our senses are assailed every day by the attraction of the visual message. Its all-pervasiveness and instantaneity are finely tuned to our way of thinking, whether we be hard-pressed or lazy. We expect from it.

    ritual that is television signs of weakening its hold over the oommon symbolio environment into whioh our ohildren are born and in whioh we all live out our lives. For most viewers, new types of delivery systems such as cable, satellite, and In Perspeotiyes QD Media Effects, edited by Jennings Bryant and Dolf Zillmann. tionship between television and its viewers, completing the circle through the material purchase—rather than only the ephemeral viewing—of broad-cast texts. This essay investigates the changing relationship between television, home video, and their viewers and users and argues that DVD technol-ogy has enabled its culmination in the box set.

    A good book really only needs one thing, good writing. That’s all that’s in a book, words. You just need one person and a good editor probably, maybe even a team of editors, and that there’s a book. A good television show needs so much more than that. Take The Wire, a show that many argue is one of the best television shows of all time. In the s, some U.S. dramatic television entertained its audiences with increasingly complicated characters. Series such as FX’sThe Shield(–),Rescue Me(–), andSons of Anarchy(–present) and AMC’sMad Men(–present) andBreaking Bad(–) explored the complicated personal and professional lives of male characters and maximized the possibilities of.


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