Media Studies & Journalism: Television Studies

  • Black Women in Television: An Illustrated History and Bibliography book cover

    Black Women in Television

    An Illustrated History and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By George H. Hill, Lorraine Raglin, Chas Floyd Johnson

    This bibliography lists more than 700 articles, books, dissertations, and theses on the participation of African American women in the television industry. Includes materials on specific television personalities and programs, and black women's involvement as producers, news anchors, and editorial…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Television and Social Behavior: Beyond Violence and Children / A Report of the Committee on Television and Social Behavior, Social Science Research Council book cover

    Television and Social Behavior

    Beyond Violence and Children / A Report of the Committee on Television and Social Behavior, Social Science Research Council, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen B. Withey, Ronald P. Abeles

    This book, published originally in 1980, addressed the needs for a profile of televised violence which considered the advantages and disadvantages of various measures and for a furthering of research directions beyond the then-popular emphasis on children. The Committee on Television and Social…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Remote Control: Television, Audiences, and Cultural Power book cover

    Remote Control

    Television, Audiences, and Cultural Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Seiter, Hans Borchers, Gabriele Kreutzner, Eva-Maria Warth

    The ways in which we watch television tell us much about our views of gender, the family and society. Bringing together the leading experts in the field of audience studies, this book investigates how viewers watch television, and what they think about the programmes they see. Originally published…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Political TV book cover

    Political TV

    1st Edition

    By Chuck Tryon

    This book serves as an accessible critical introduction to the broad category of American political television content. Encompassing political news and scripted entertainment, Political TV addresses a range of formats, including interview/news programs, political satire, fake news, drama, and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • Lifestyle TV book cover

    Lifestyle TV

    1st Edition

    By Laurie Ouellette

    From HGTV and the Food Network to Keeping Up With the Kardashians, television is preoccupied with the pursuit and exhibition of lifestyle. Lifestyle TV analyzes a burgeoning array of lifestyle formats on network and cable channels, from how-to and advice programs to hybrid reality entertainment…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Television Guidebooks

  • The Language of Television: Uses and Abuses book cover

    The Language of Television

    Uses and Abuses, 1st Edition

    By Albert Hunt

    The first part of this book assesses how television presents viewers with information - contrasting the ‘official reality’ of news and current affairs programmes with the anarchic view of the world put out by such as Morecambe and Wise and the two Ronnies. It challenges the politics of programme…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Videology and Utopia: Explorations in a New Medium book cover

    Videology and Utopia

    Explorations in a New Medium, 1st Edition

    By Alfred Willener, Guy Milliard, Alex Ganty

    When this book was originally published in 1976, video represented a new instrument, a new medium, and a new field of research with largely unrealized potential. The video-taperecorder was an addition to the technology of mass communications, a handy gadget for recording synchronized images and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • American Television: New Directions in History and Theory book cover

    American Television

    New Directions in History and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Browne

    This work brings together writings on television published in Quarterly Review of Film and Video, from essays by Nick Browne and Beverle Houston to the latest historical and critical research. It considers television's economics, technologies, forms and audiences from a cultural perspective that…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • The Use and Abuse of Television: A Social Psychological Analysis of the Changing Screen book cover

    The Use and Abuse of Television

    A Social Psychological Analysis of the Changing Screen, 1st Edition

    By J. Mallory Wober

    A critical review of the harms and benefits of television that also examines systems for maximizing television's benefits. The author breaks away from the conventional jargon of audience measurement and other traditional research methods, proposing instead new and alternative European and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • TV Outside the Box: Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution book cover

    TV Outside the Box

    Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Neil Landau

    TV Outside the Box: Trailblazing in the Digital Television Revolution explores the new and exploding universe of on-demand, OTT (Over the Top) networks: Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Crackle, CW Seed, Vimeo, AwesomenessTV, and many more. Featuring in-depth conversations with game-changing content creators…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge
    NATPE Presents

  • U.S. Media and Migration: Refugee Oral Histories book cover

    U.S. Media and Migration

    Refugee Oral Histories, 1st Edition

    By Sarah C. Bishop

    Winner of the 2017 Outstanding Book Award from the National Communication Association's International and Intercultural Communication Division and the 2017 Sue DeWine Book Award from the NCA Applied Communication Division Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media, Sarah C. Bishop…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22
    Routledge

  • Documentary's Awkward Turn: Cringe Comedy and Media Spectatorship book cover

    Documentary's Awkward Turn

    Cringe Comedy and Media Spectatorship, 1st Edition

    By Jason Middleton

    Despite the prominence of "awkwardness" as cultural buzzword and descriptor of a sub-genre of contemporary film and television comedy, it has yet to be adequately theorized in academic film and media studies. Documentary’s Awkward Turn contributes a new critical paradigm to the field by presenting…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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