Staging the real: Factual TV programming in the age of 'Big Brother'

Staging the real: Factual TV programming in the age of 'Big Brother'

by Richard Kilborn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719056826
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Kilborn is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of Stirling

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction - Staging the real

1. New forms of the factual

2. The changing factual landscape

3. Playing the 'reality' card

4. Performing the real: The rise and fall of the docu-soap

5. Faking the real: Sleight of hand in the factual domain

6. Staging the real: New modes of reality formatting

Staging the real - Concluding remarks

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