Understanding Television Audiences by Sonia Livingstone

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  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General,
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Richard P. Adler, ed., Understanding Television Robert Allen, ed., Channels of Discourse Tino Balio, ed., Hollywood in the Age of Television Les Brown, ed., The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television Glen Creeber.

The Television Genre Book Jane Feuer, Paul Kerr. These five assumptions help us to understanding the relationship between the media and audiences. For the motivation for media use, McQuail, Blumler, and Brown ().

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Understanding Television offers an introduction to some of the issues of television broadcasting and its main genres.

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Table of contents. Introduction: Thinking about TV.- How the book works.- Studying TV.- How is TV different?.- PART I – CONTEXTS.- 1: Production Theories of production Production structures Production companies Technology and TV language Branding and marketing Public service broadcasting Scheduling.- 2: Audiences and consumption The.

Notes on Amanda Lotz, “Understanding Television at the Beginning of the Post-Network Era” The first reading that I asked my students to complete in my eight-week Evaluating Contemporary Television class is the opening chapter of Amanda Lotz’s book The Television Will Be Revolutionized.

A Companion to Television is a magisterial collection of 31 original essays that charter the field of television studies over the past century Explores a diverse range of topics and theories that have led to television’s current incarnation, and predict its likely future Covers technology and aesthetics, television’s relationship to the state, televisual commerce; texts, Author: Janet Wasko.

Audience studies is a broad and multifaceted area of communication research. It encompasses a wide range of theoretical perspectives, as well as a diversity of methodological approaches, that all share a concern with understanding how and why audiences engage with media, and the broader political, cultural, and economic implications of the media––audience relationship.

This book is an up-to-date survey of current work on the audiences for different TV genres. It provides students and academics not only with an understanding of audience theories but also of the different methodologies used to research different types of audience.

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The book introduces many instances of television jargon, such as "drip effect" which refers to the potential of long-term effects, the "60/40 rule" whereby people are said to be giving their full attention to a TV program 60% of the time and only partial commitment 40% of the time, and the "double jeopardy effect" where low-audience programs.A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

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