Television

Television

by Richard Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0044457650

ISBN-13: 9780044457657

Pub. Date: 10/11/1990

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this important and wide-ranging text, Richard Collins combines original research with provocative analysis and argument. He focuses on the impact of new television technologies, national policies for television for television in North America and Europe, the effects of internationalisation, television news and documentaries and the history and likely development

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In this important and wide-ranging text, Richard Collins combines original research with provocative analysis and argument. He focuses on the impact of new television technologies, national policies for television for television in North America and Europe, the effects of internationalisation, television news and documentaries and the history and likely development of media studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780044457657
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/11/1990
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
1Paradigm Lost?1
2Media Studies and Research on Information and Communication Technologies in the UK25
3The Language of Advantage: Satellite Television in Western Europe52
4The Prognosis for Satellite Television in the UK74
5White and Green and not much Re(a)d: The 1988 White Paper on Broadcasting Policy92
6Broadband Black Death Cuts Queues: The Information Society and the UK116
7Wall to Wall Dallas? The US-UK Trade in Television151
8Broadcasting and National Culture in Canada167
9National Culture: A Contradiction in Terms?199
10Walling Germany with Brass: Theoretical Paradigms in British Studies of Television News225
11Seeing is Believing: The Ideology of Naturalism255
Index273

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