Television Studies: The Basics

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Taylor & Francis, Nov 24, 2009 - Performing Arts - 258 pages
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Television Studies: The Basics is a lively introduction to the study of a powerful medium. It examines the major theories and debates surrounding production and reception over the years and considers both the role and future of television.

Topics covered include:

  • broadcasting history and technology
  • institutions and ownership
  • genre and content
  • audiences

Complete with global case studies, questions for discussion, and suggestions for further reading, this is an invaluable and engaging resource for those interested in how to study television.

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User Review  - Iris - Goodreads

A very interesting book about television studies with a lot of useful information. The information is structured and easy to follow, but a lot of extra sources (so a huge bibliography). Read full review

About the author (2009)

Toby Miller is Professor of Media & Cultural Studies at the University of California, Riverside.

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