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TV Living: Television, Culture and Everyday Life

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Publisher Comments:

TV Livingpresents the surprising results of the largest survey of television viewing habits ever completed. For five years, 500 people kept a diary of their television viewing, their lives, and the relationship between the two. The results upset and confirmed commonly held beliefs about audiences, such as: television is not a masculine domain, the elderly audience has diverse tastes, and people regulate how much violence, sex, or bad language they watch. This clear and engaging book, which includes actual quotes from diaries, presents an exciting, literate, and thoughtful picture of the complex and fascinating relationship between mass media and people's lives today.

Table of Contents

Introduction — Television and everyday life — News consumption and everyday life — Transitions and change — Television's personal meanings: companionship, guilt and social interaction — Video and technology in the home — The retired and elderly audiences — Gender and television — Television violence and other controversies — Conclusions.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780203011720
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
Education : Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Author:
Gauntlett, David
Author:
Hill, Annette
Author:
Gauntlett David
Author:
British Film Institute
Author:
Annette Hill
Author:
British Film Institute
Subject:
Social Science : Media Studies
Subject:
Television broadcasting
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Television
Subject:
Psychological aspects
Subject:
Television - History & Criticism
Subject:
Television viewers
Subject:
Mass Media - Electronics Media
Subject:
Media Studies - Electronic Media
Subject:
Television - Social aspects - Great Britain
Subject:
Television viewers -- Great Britain.
Subject:
Film and Television-Media Studies
Subject:
Sociology-Media
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
April 1999
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Media Studies
Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Reference
Education » Teaching » Art
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Media

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