Major short introduction to the field of television studies. Clearly lays out the birth of this discipline, shows its links with other fields of study and explains key concepts and theoretical debates. Includes interview material with scholars whose work has defined the fieldoften in segmented forms, as Hulu, YouTube, Facebook, embedded clips in blogs , and other platforms allow viewers to circulate segments ripped from the remains of the text. Thus, shows such as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Saturday Night Live may best be understood and appreciated ... To rework the old riddle, what noise does a tree make if it falls several times a year in stripped scheduling ?
|Author||:||Jonathan Gray, Amanda D. Lotz|
|Publisher||:||Polity - 2011-11-14|