TV & society

    Opinion Polls and the Media: Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion

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    Opinion Polls and the Media provides the most comprehensive analysis to date on the relationship between the media, opinion polls, and public opinion.

    Food Media

    By Signe Rousseau

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    Exploring the rise of the celebrity chef and covering key figures such as Jamie Oliver and Rachael Ray as well as popular concepts like foodies, food porn and fetishism, Food Media highlights how the intersections between celebrity culture and food media influence everyday food choices.

    Reacting to Reality Television

    By Beverley Skeggs

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    The unremitting explosion of reality television across the schedules has become a sustainable global phenomenon generating considerable popular and political fervour. The zeal with which television executives seize on the easily replicated formats is matched equally by the eagerness of audiences to offer themselves up as television participants for others...

    Reality TV

    By Misha Kavka

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    This book is a study of the 'Reality TV' format which, in less than a decade, has transformed network programming schedules, branded satellite and digital stations, become a favourite target for anti-television campaigners, and turned viewers into savvy readers of and participants in the mechanics of television production.

    Deconstructing South Park

    By Brian Arthur Cogan

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    Deconstructing South Park: Critical Examinations of Animated Transgression is the first book to systematically analyze the cultural phenomenon of South Park from a wide scope of theoretical approaches. Brian Cogan and the other contributors address the show from perspectives as diverse as media studies, disability studies, and literary theory to...

    All in the Best Possible Taste: Growing Up Watching Telly in the Eighties

    By Tom Bromley

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    A witty and charmingly nostalgic memoir of growing up during the decade in which television changed forever -- the 1980s

    On Media Memory: Collective Memory in a New Media Age

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    This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of Media Memory and brings Media and Mediation to the forefront of Collective Memory research. The essays explore a diversity of media technologies television, radio, film and new media, genres news, fiction, documentaries and contexts US, UK, Spain, Nigeria, Germany and the Middle East.

    The Politics of Reality Television: Global Perspectives

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    Offers a global, comparative examination of reality television alongside empirical research about the genre, its producers and consumers.

    Television Culture

    By John Fiske

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    Television is unique in its ability to produce so much pleasure for such a wide variety of people. This book looks at television's role as an agent of popular culture, and goes on to consider the relationship between this cultural dimension and television's status as a commodity of the cultural...

    Television in Transition: The Life and Afterlife of the Narrative Action Hero

    By Shawn Shimpach

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    Combining an exciting methodology alongside high-interest casestudies, Television in Transition offers studentsof television a guide to a medium that has weathered the challengesof first-run syndication, a multi-channel universe, netlets, majormedia conglomerates, deregulation, and globalization--all in thespace of twenty years.

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