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Media Events: The Live Broadcasting of History / Edition 1
     

Media Events: The Live Broadcasting of History / Edition 1

by Daniel Dayan
 

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ISBN-10: 0674559568

ISBN-13: 2900674559560

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: Harvard

Analyzing such public spectacles as the Olympic games, the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana, John F. Kennedy's funeral, the moon landing, and Pope John Paul II's visits to Poland, they offer an ethnography of how media events are scripted, negotiated, performed, celebrated, shamanized, and reviewed.

Overview

Analyzing such public spectacles as the Olympic games, the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana, John F. Kennedy's funeral, the moon landing, and Pope John Paul II's visits to Poland, they offer an ethnography of how media events are scripted, negotiated, performed, celebrated, shamanized, and reviewed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900674559560
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320

Table of Contents

Preface

Defining Media Events: High Holidays of Mass Communication

Scripting Media Events: Contest, Conquest, Coronation

Negotiating Media Events

Performing Media Events

Celebrating Media Events

Shamanizing Media Events

Reviewing Media Events

Appendix: Five Frames for Assessing the Effects of Media Events

Notes

References

Acknowledge

Index

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