by: Daniel Marcus / Goucher College
For those in the former Yugoslavia, Borat offers a rich field of representations to express and explore their self-definitions as emerging participants in Western culture and social practices.
by: Craig Jacobsen / Mesa Community College
It isn’t hard to imagine a future in which broadcasting serves the role of advertising and secondary revenue stream for the primary medium: complete seasons of episodes packed for sale on DVD or for download.
by: Alan McKee / Queensland University of Technology
Why it’s best to stick to shows with singing, dancing, or, preferably, both.
by: Ray Cha / Independent Scholar
Part two of three in a series describes a control or possibly “on demand” nature more important than a effeciently planned experience and delivery of “television.”
by: Gareth Palmer / University of Salford
Television’s engagement with surveillance of all kinds is fashioning a productive shame, reproducing models of ever more restricted “outer-focused” identities.
by: Chandler Harriss / Alfred University
An examination of the use and usefulness of genre in television studies.