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Title Relocating television : television in the digital context / edited by Jostein Gripsrud
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012


Description 1 online resource (298 pages)
Series Comedia
Contents Relocating Television; Copyright Page; Contents; List of tables and figures; Notes on contributors; Preface; Part I The medium of television: changes and continuities; 1 Television in the digital public sphere; 2 TV as time machine: television's changing heterochronic regimesand the production of history; 3 'Critical social optics' and the transformations of audio-visualculture; 4 MSN, interface; PART II Changing genres; 5 Bingeing on box-sets: the national and the digital in televisioncrime drama; 6 Forward to the past: the strange case of The Wire; 7 The 'Bollywoodization' of Indian TV news
8 Amateur images in the professional news stream9 A new space for democracy? Online media, factual genres andthe transformation of traditional mass media; 10 Lifestyle as factual entertainment; PART III Reception: figures, experience, significance; 11 Television use in new media environments; 12 The grey area. A rough guide: television fans, internet forums, and the cultural public sphere; 13 X Factor viewers: debate on an internet forum; 14 The digitally enhanced audience: new attitudes tofactual footage; 15 Digital media, television and the discourse of smears; PART IV Critical perspectives
16 The cost of citizenship in the digital age: on being informed and the commodification of the public sphere17 Networking the commons: convergence culture and the public interest; 18 Smart homes: digital lifestyles practiced and imagined; 19 Television as a means of transport: digital teletechnologies and transmodal systems; Index
Summary For over half a century, television has been the most central medium in Western democracies - the political, social and cultural centrepiece of the public sphere. Television has therefore rarely been studied in isolation from its socio-cultural and political context; there is always something important at stake when the forms and functions of television are on the agenda. The digitisation of television concerns the production, contents, distribution and reception of the medium, but also its position in the overall, largely digitised media system and public sphere where the internet plays a dec
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Subject Television broadcasting -- Technological innovations -- Congresses
Digital television -- Congresses
Digital media -- Congresses
Television programs -- Social aspects -- Congresses
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- Congresses
Television and politics -- Congresses
PERFORMING ARTS -- Television -- Reference.
Digital media
Digital television
Television and politics
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects
Television broadcasting -- Technological innovations
Television programs -- Social aspects
Television och politik.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Gripsrud, Jostein, 1952-
ISBN 9781136968983