An Introduction to Television Studies by Jonathan Bignell

By Jonathan Bignell

In this complete textbook, now up to date for its 3rd version, Jonathan Bignell presents scholars with a framework for figuring out the main suggestions and major methods to tv experiences, together with viewers examine, tv background and broadcasting coverage, and the analytical examine of person programmes.

Features include:

  • a thesaurus of key terms

  • key phrases outlined in margins

  • suggestions for additional reading

  • activities/assignments to be used at school

New and up-to-date case experiences feature:

  • ‘Every domestic wishes a Harvey’ ad

  • approaches to information reporting

  • television scheduling

  • CSI Crime Scene Investigation

  • animated comic strip series

Individual chapters deal with: learning tv, tv histories, tv cultures, tv texts and narratives, tv genres and codecs, tv creation, tv and caliber, tv realities, tv you can’t see, tv audiences, past television.

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