Electronic Media Criticism: Applied Perspectives / Edition 3

Electronic Media Criticism: Applied Perspectives / Edition 3

by Peter B. Orlik
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415995361

ISBN-13: 9780415995368

Pub. Date: 11/13/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Electronic Media Criticism introduces readers to a variety of critical approaches to audio and video discourse on radio, television and the Internet. The book applies key aesthetic, sociological, philosophical, psychological, structural and economic principles to arrive at a comprehensive evaluation of both programming and advertising content. It includes

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Overview

Electronic Media Criticism introduces readers to a variety of critical approaches to audio and video discourse on radio, television and the Internet. The book applies key aesthetic, sociological, philosophical, psychological, structural and economic principles to arrive at a comprehensive evaluation of both programming and advertising content. It includes numerous critiques to illustrate the ways in which critical expression can be structured, providing readers with feasible and flexible tools for focused and rational analysis of electronic media product as well as enhanced understanding of the role and essential ingredients of criticism itself. These insights range from the perceptions of Plato and Aristotle to the research that motivates twenty-first century marketing and advertising.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415995368
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/13/2008
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
0.70(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Essence of Criticism

Chapter 2 Critical Functions
Chapter 3 Criticism and the Communication Process
Chapter 4 Knowledge Processing
Chapter 5 Tonal and Talent Ingredients
Chapter 6 Stage-Molding Ingredients
Chapter 7 Business Gratifications
Chapter 8 Audience Gratifications
Chapter 9 Depiction Analysis
Chapter 10 Structural Analysis
Chapter 11 Probing Ethics and Values
Chapter 12 Aesthetics and Art
Chapter 13 The Logic of Aesthetic Form
Chapter 14 Reality Programming
Chapter 15 Composite Criticism
Appendix A Specimen Scripts
Appendix B Suggested Exercises

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