Television Studies: The Basics

By Toby Miller

© 2010 – Routledge

258 pages

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Paperback: 9780415774246
pub: 2009-11-25
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About the Book

Television Studies: The Basics is a lively introduction to the study of a powerful medium. It examines the major theories and debates surrounding production and reception over the years and considers both the role and future of television.

Topics covered include:

  • broadcasting history and technology
  • institutions and ownership
  • genre and content
  • audiences

Complete with global case studies, questions for discussion, and suggestions for further reading, this is an invaluable and engaging resource for those interested in how to study television.

About the Author

Toby Miller is Professor of Media & Cultural Studies at the University of California, Riverside.

About the Series

The Basics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies