Reality TV
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Publisher : Wallflower Press
Release Date : 2005
ISBN 10 : 9781904764045
Pages : 183 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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"Through detailed case studies this book breaks new ground by linking together two major themes: the production of realism and its relationship to revelation. It addresses 'truth telling', confession and the production of knowledges about the self and its place in the world".--BOOKJACKET.

Reality TV

by Anita Biressi,Heather Nunn

"Through detailed case studies this book breaks new ground by linking together two major themes: the production of realism and its relationship to revelation. It addresses 'truth telling', confession and the production of knowledges about the self and its place in the world".--BOOKJACKET.

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Reality TV

by Susan Murray,Laurie Ouellette

Survivor. The Bachelor. Extreme Makeover. Big Brother. Joe Millionaire. American Idol. The Osbournes. It is virtually impossible to turn on a television without coming across some sort of reality programming. Yet, while this genre has rapidly moved from the fringes of television culture to its lucrative core, critical attention has not kept pace. Beginning by unearthing its historical roots in early reality shows like Candid Camera and wending its way through An American Family, Cops, and The Real World to

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As Seen on TV

by Lou Harry,Sam Stall

Do you want thicker, fuller, more lustrous hair? A smaller waistline and a bigger bustline? How about sharper cutlery, six-pack abs, and thighs that can crack a walnut? If you ve answered yes to these questions, you need As Seen on TV a photographic history of 50 amazing products that are not available in any store. Here are the incredible true stories of Ginsu Knives, Chia Pets, the Veg-o-Matic, K-Tel Records, the ThighMaster, and dozens of other favorites. But that s

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Television After TV

by DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS

DIVA critical reassessment of television and television studies in the age of new media./div

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Teaching TV Production in a Digital World

by Robert Kenny

This wonderful resource combines classroom instruction in TV technology with a year-long curriculum to teach high school students media and visual literacy, broadcast history, video produciton skills, and multimedia annimation.

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Reality TV

by Annette (Lund University Hill, Sweden),Annette Hill

Annette Hill discusses a wide range of reality television shows, drawing on research among reality TV viewers to consider how different audience groups think about factual television, and whether they consider such programmes to be providing entertainment or information.

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Understanding the Global TV Format

by Albert Moran,Justin Malbon

This volume presents a series of papers concerned with the interrelations between the postmodern and the present state of art and design education. Spanning a range of thematic concerns, the book reflects upon existing practice and articulates revolutionary prospects potentially viable through a shift in educative thinking.

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Digital Interactive TV and Metadata

by Arthur Lugmayr,Samuli Niiranen,Seppo Kalli

The book shows how digital-interactive television (digiTV) will affect the relation between the broadcaster and the consumer. Standardization processes, technological paradigms, and application development issues will be discussed. The emerging applications, innovations, and future concepts are described in detail. The triangle: content - end-user - technology will be conceptualized to create a vision and to overview provision of services that will be major innovative elments in the world of digital television. From the technical side, eXtensible Markup Language (XML)-based

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TV by Design

by Lynn Spigel

While critics have long disparaged commercial television as a vast wasteland, TV has surprising links to the urbane world of modern art that stretch back to the 1950s and ’60s During that era, the rapid rise of commercial television coincided with dynamic new movements in the visual arts—a potent combination that precipitated a major shift in the way Americans experienced the world visually. TV by Design uncovers this captivating story of how modernism and network television converged and intertwined

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Make Room for TV

by Lynn Spigel

Between 1948 and 1955, nearly two-thirds of all American families bought a television set—and a revolution in social life and popular culture was launched. In this fascinating book, Lynn Spigel chronicles the enormous impact of television in the formative years of the new medium: how, over the course of a single decade, television became an intimate part of everyday life. What did Americans expect from it? What effects did the new daily ritual of watching television have on children? Was television

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Gay TV and Straight America

by Ron Becker

Drawing on political and cultural indicators to explain the sudden upsurge of gay material on prime-time network television in the 1990s, this book brings together analysis of relevant Supreme Court rulings, media coverage of gay rights battles, debates about multiculturalism, concerns over political correctness, and more.

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Undead TV

by Elana Levine,Lisa Parks

DIVCritical studies of the popular television show, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER./div

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Digital Television

by Walter Fischer

Digital Television deals with all present-day TV transmission methods, i.e. MPEG, DVB, ATSC and ISDB-T. The DVD Video is also discussed to some extent. The discussion is focussed on dealing with these subjects in as practical a way as possible. Although mathematical formulations are used, they are in most cases only utilized to supplement the text. The book also contains chapters dealing with basic concepts such as digital modulation or transformations into the frequency domain. A major emphasis is

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The Television Studies Reader

by Robert Clyde Allen,Annette Hill

A discussion of a truly international range of television programs, this title covers alternative modes of television such as digital and satellite.

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Disney TV

by J. P. Telotte

A historical account of the context, impact, and legacy of one of the most successful series in American television history.

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TV Commercials

by Ivan Cury

Understanding how commercials are made is the key to doing it right. This descriptive book is a step-by-step guide on the mechanics of creating a commercial from a production perspective. Making commercials on all types of budgets is addressed. There is material describing the roles and dynamics of the key players: the producer/director, agency, and client. This book outlines the requirements of each group so that everyone can understand and appreciate each other's needs. * Learn to make more effective

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Interactive TV Technology and Markets

by Hari Om Srivastava

"This forward-looking book focuses on interactive television (ITV), and illustrates how it is changing the face of TV broadcasting. The book provides professionals with important technical, strategic, and creative expertise to help in the development of ITV systems and with the assessment of their future business potential. Interactive TV Technology and Markets explains how bandwidth limitations associated with analog TV signals are eliminated as cable, satellite, and terrestrial TV network operators switch to digital bandwidth."--Jacket.

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TV and Video Engineering

by A. M. Dhake

Elucidates various modern TV pick-up tubes, CCD imagers, and various kinds of VTRs, VCRs and video disk systems along with their design features. This book includes contemporary developments like cable and satellite television, MAC packets with HDTV and videotex information services as also their advances.

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Global TV

by Denise D. Bielby,C. Lee Harrington

A reporter for the Los Angeles Times once noted that “I Love Lucy is said to be on the air somewhere in the world 24 hours a day.” That Lucy’s madcap antics can be watched anywhere at any time is thanks to television syndication, a booming global marketplace that imports and exports TV shows. Programs from different countries are packaged, bought, and sold all over the world, under the watch of an industry that is extraordinarily lucrative for major studios

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