Beyond the Box: Television and the Internet / Edition 1

Beyond the Box: Television and the Internet / Edition 1

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by Sharon Marie Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 140516123X

ISBN-13: 9781405161237

Pub. Date: 09/02/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Beyond the Box gives students and couch potatoes alike a better understanding of what it means to watch television in an era of profound technological change.

  • Charts the revolution in television viewing that is currently underway in living rooms across the world
  • Probes how the Internet’s development has altered how television

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Overview

Beyond the Box gives students and couch potatoes alike a better understanding of what it means to watch television in an era of profound technological change.

  • Charts the revolution in television viewing that is currently underway in living rooms across the world
  • Probes how the Internet’s development has altered how television is made and consumed
  • Looks at a range of topics and programmes - from voting practices on American Idol to online forums for Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans
  • Offers a fresh and innovative perspective that focuses on the shift in audience experience and how it has blurred established boundaries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405161237
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Online/Offline~What It Means to “Watch (and Make) TV” in the Age of the Internet.

1. Fascinated with Fandom: the Interactively Aware Viewers of Xena and Buffy.

2. Power to the People, or the Industry?: American Idol Voting, “Adult Swim” Bumping, and Viral Video-ing.

3. Managing Millenials: Teen Expectations of Tele-Participation.

4. No Network Is An Island: Lost’s Tele-participation and ABC’s Return to Industry Legitimacy.

5. Conclusion: The Remains Of The Day: The Future Of “TV”

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