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An introduction to television studies, Jonathan Bignell, (electronic resource)

Label
An introduction to television studies
Title
An introduction to television studies
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Bignell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MERUC
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Bignell, Jonathan
Dewey number
791.4/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Television
  • Television
  • Television broadcasting
Target audience
specialized
Label
An introduction to television studies, Jonathan Bignell, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Beyond broadcasting
  • Further reading
  • 9.
  • Television You Can't See
  • Introduction
  • Free speech and regulation
  • A brief history of sex on British television
  • Taste and decency today
  • Theories of regulation
  • Case study: reporting conflict
  • Summary of key points
  • Television nations
  • Further reading
  • 10.
  • Television Audiences
  • Introduction
  • The economics of watching television
  • Ratings: measuring audiences
  • Targeting audiences
  • Active audiences
  • Attention and involvement
  • Qualitative audience research
  • Studying programmes
  • Fan audiences
  • Case study: television scheduling
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 11.
  • Beyond Television
  • Introduction
  • Television as an interactive medium
  • The growth of interactive television
  • Viewers' interaction with programmes
  • Television and society
  • Interactivity and sociability
  • How new is new?
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • Television audiences
  • Case study: television past and present
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 2.
  • Television Histories
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Introduction
  • Collecting the evidence
  • Inventing television technologies
  • Television institutions
  • Professional cultures in a ̀Golden Age'
  • Reception contexts
  • Programmes and forms
  • Case study: ̀Me TV'
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • Using this book
  • 3.
  • Television Cultures
  • Introduction
  • British television in global contexts
  • Global television
  • Cultural imperialism
  • News, nations and the Ǹew World Order'
  • The global and local interrelationship
  • Case study: adapting formats around the world
  • Summary of key points
  • Television Studies
  • Further reading
  • 4.
  • Television Texts and Narratives
  • Introduction
  • The language of television
  • Connotations and codes
  • Narrative structures
  • Narrative functions
  • Identification
  • Television narrators
  • The organisation of chapters
  • Signs of the viewer
  • Case study: the Èvery Home Needs a Harvey' advertisement
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 5.
  • Television Genres and Formats
  • Introduction
  • Identifying genre and format
  • The generic space of soap opera
  • The police genre: seeing and knowing in CSI
  • Further reading
  • Sitcom and the problem of humour
  • Talk shows and the performance of morality
  • Blurred genre boundaries in documentary
  • Case study: animated series
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 6.
  • Television Production
  • Introduction
  • Development
  • 1.
  • Pre-production
  • Production
  • Post-production
  • Case study: the Avid editing system
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 7.
  • Television and Quality
  • Introduction
  • Identifying quality
  • Studying Television
  • Quality and authorship
  • Channels and brands in American television drama
  • Visual style and the Doctor Who brand
  • Quality US police drama before The Wire
  • Case study: The Wire
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 8.
  • Television Realltles
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Quantitative research: content analysis
  • Factual television
  • Audiences and race
  • Realism and television technologies
  • British soap opera and realism
  • Realism and ideology
  • News and liveness
  • The documentary mode
  • Case study: docudrama
  • Summary of key points
Control code
ocn823717754
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource (x, 344 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203134955
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
ill., ports
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
417490
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823717754
Label
An introduction to television studies, Jonathan Bignell, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Beyond broadcasting
  • Further reading
  • 9.
  • Television You Can't See
  • Introduction
  • Free speech and regulation
  • A brief history of sex on British television
  • Taste and decency today
  • Theories of regulation
  • Case study: reporting conflict
  • Summary of key points
  • Television nations
  • Further reading
  • 10.
  • Television Audiences
  • Introduction
  • The economics of watching television
  • Ratings: measuring audiences
  • Targeting audiences
  • Active audiences
  • Attention and involvement
  • Qualitative audience research
  • Studying programmes
  • Fan audiences
  • Case study: television scheduling
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 11.
  • Beyond Television
  • Introduction
  • Television as an interactive medium
  • The growth of interactive television
  • Viewers' interaction with programmes
  • Television and society
  • Interactivity and sociability
  • How new is new?
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • Television audiences
  • Case study: television past and present
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 2.
  • Television Histories
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Introduction
  • Collecting the evidence
  • Inventing television technologies
  • Television institutions
  • Professional cultures in a ̀Golden Age'
  • Reception contexts
  • Programmes and forms
  • Case study: ̀Me TV'
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • Using this book
  • 3.
  • Television Cultures
  • Introduction
  • British television in global contexts
  • Global television
  • Cultural imperialism
  • News, nations and the Ǹew World Order'
  • The global and local interrelationship
  • Case study: adapting formats around the world
  • Summary of key points
  • Television Studies
  • Further reading
  • 4.
  • Television Texts and Narratives
  • Introduction
  • The language of television
  • Connotations and codes
  • Narrative structures
  • Narrative functions
  • Identification
  • Television narrators
  • The organisation of chapters
  • Signs of the viewer
  • Case study: the Èvery Home Needs a Harvey' advertisement
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 5.
  • Television Genres and Formats
  • Introduction
  • Identifying genre and format
  • The generic space of soap opera
  • The police genre: seeing and knowing in CSI
  • Further reading
  • Sitcom and the problem of humour
  • Talk shows and the performance of morality
  • Blurred genre boundaries in documentary
  • Case study: animated series
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 6.
  • Television Production
  • Introduction
  • Development
  • 1.
  • Pre-production
  • Production
  • Post-production
  • Case study: the Avid editing system
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 7.
  • Television and Quality
  • Introduction
  • Identifying quality
  • Studying Television
  • Quality and authorship
  • Channels and brands in American television drama
  • Visual style and the Doctor Who brand
  • Quality US police drama before The Wire
  • Case study: The Wire
  • Summary of key points
  • Further reading
  • 8.
  • Television Realltles
  • Introduction
  • Introduction
  • Quantitative research: content analysis
  • Factual television
  • Audiences and race
  • Realism and television technologies
  • British soap opera and realism
  • Realism and ideology
  • News and liveness
  • The documentary mode
  • Case study: docudrama
  • Summary of key points
Control code
ocn823717754
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource (x, 344 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203134955
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
ill., ports
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
417490
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823717754

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