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Published: 03 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374466-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7446-6
... as the center of a taken-for-granted nationalism, reality TV has put minority characters in the spotlight. The chapter examines how celebrity reality television has exploded postsocialist national racial regimes. In particular, it has disclosed the unspoken role assigned to the Roma to mark the...
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 17 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003250-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0325-0
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376538-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7653-8
Published: 05 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376538-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7653-8
Published: 03 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376644-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7664-4
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By Lester D. Friedman
Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
... eight hundred films surveyed in 1949 and 1950; an enormous majority of these characters were posi- tive images (1477). Early television shows like nbc’s Medic thrived on reality, showing procedures and routines as accurately as possible. Medic employed on- set physician consultants, used real...
Published: 09 November 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386278-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8627-8
... PART FOUR TELEVISION c TEACHERS This section takes up the well-rehearsed debate about the edu- c cational potential of television and its ability to provide forms of democratic communication and citizenship. The essays in this section variously consider...
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By Lynn Spigel
Published: 11 May 2001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8317-8
... the boundaries between fiction and reality on a weekly basis. Pro- motional and critical discourses further encouraged audiences to think that television characters lived the life of the stars who played them. For example...
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By Sasha Torres, Sasha Torres
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378105-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7810-5
...KING TV Sasha Torres Rodney King Live It is news to no one that the beating of Rodney King, the Simi Valley trial of his attackers, the "disturbances" that followed the state verdicts, and the officers' federal trial and its verdicts were organized by national ideologies of...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394747-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9474-7
... learn to regard this care as, first and foremost, our responsibility—a responsibility to be performed by self-monitoring, self-regulating neoliberal citizens. Whether it is in the form of medical dramas, reality makeover pro- Television, Hospital, Home [ 3...
... Part Five           Television and Religion Jonathan Walton TV “Profits”: The Electronic Church Phenomenon   and Its Impact on Intellectual Activity within   African American Religious Practices Being in the pulpit was like...
Published: 30 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392415-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9241-5
... 8  Qualifying “Quality TV” Not all claims about “quality TV” have to do with a denial of the medium of television per se. Thus, one tradition which is frequently adduced when one wants to attribute high achievements of quality to a television show is that of the high British...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396079-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9607-9
...1 INTRODUCTION TO AIDS TV AIDS TV: A History and Theory of the Alternative AIDS Media AIDS TV is dedicated to the recognition, definition, history, and theory of the alternative AIDS media. In this book I focus on the innumerable videos and television...