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Author Selby, Keith.

Title How to study television / Keith Selby and Ron Cowdery
Published London : Macmillan, 1995


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  302.2345 Sel/Hts  AVAILABLE
 MELB  302.2345 Sel/Hts  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Palgrave study guides
How to study series
Palgrave study guides.
Contents 1. Studying television -- 2. Analysing a media text -- 3. Looking at aspects of a media text -- 4. The police series: The Bill -- 5. The TV sitcom: Fawlty Towers -- 6. Analysing a TV news broadcast -- 7. The TV soap: Neighbours -- 8. Writing an essay: the game show
Summary With the help of this book, any student will be able to make sense of any television programme or genre. There are chapters on each of the major forms of television output, as well as advice on researching, preparing and presenting a project for Media or Communications Studies, suggestions to help students expand their reading and knowledge of the subject, a detailed glossary of technical terms and phrases used in the study of the media, and a short, useful index. This book contains practical, detailed advice to enable students to tackle any kind of televisual text
Analysis Television Programmes (Broadcasting)
BILL, THE [TV] (UK, 1984-)
FAWLTY TOWERS [TV] (UK, 1975; 1979)
Notes "... a companion volume to Macmillan's How to study literature series" -- Facing t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fawlty Towers (Television program)
Neighbours (Television program)
Bill (television program)
Television broadcasting -- Study and teaching.
Television criticism.
Television plays.
Television programs -- Plots, themes, etc.
Television scripts -- Editing.
Television programs -- Study and teaching.
Television -- Production and direction -- Study and teaching.
Television -- Semiotics.
Television -- Study and teaching.
Author Cowdery, Ron.
ISBN 0333569652 (paperback)