Relocating Television: Television in the Digital Context by Jostein Gripsrud

By Jostein Gripsrud

For over part a century, tv has been the main principal medium in Western democracies – the political, social and cultural centrepiece of the general public sphere. tv has accordingly not often been studied in isolation from its socio-cultural and political context; there's regularly whatever vital at stake while the kinds and capabilities of tv are at the schedule. The digitisation of tv matters the creation, contents, distribution and reception of the medium, but in addition its place within the total, mostly digitised media procedure and public sphere the place the net performs a decisive function.

The articles during this complete assortment are written via the various world’s such a lot well-liked students within the box of media, conversation and cultural reviews, together with serious movie and tv experiences.

Relocating Television deals readers an perception into learning tv along the net, participatory media and different technocultural phenomena reminiscent of DVDs, user-generated content material and daily electronic media construction. It additionally specializes in extra particular programmes and phenomena, together with The Wire, MSN, novice photos in television information, Bollywoodization of television information, YouTube, fan websites tied to e.g. Grey's Anatomy and X Factor. Relocating Television should be hugely useful to either scholars and lecturers throughout quite a lot of undergraduate and postgraduate classes together with media, communique and cultural reports, and tv and movie studies.

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