Understanding Television

1st Edition

Andrew Goodwin, Garry Whannel

Published May 24, 1990
Textbook - 204 Pages
ISBN 9780415016728 - CAT# RU7883
Series: Studies in Culture and Communication

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Understanding Television offers an introduction to some of the issues of television broadcasting and its main genres. It examines a number of programme categories, such as news, drama-documentary, sit-com, soap opera, sport and quizzes, and discusses aspects of the history of the organisation of television, its audiences and its future; it also looks at some key conceptual debates about hegemony in contemporary television


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