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Television and Common Knowledge

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Television and Common Knowledge

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Television and Common Knowledge considers how television is and can be a vehicle for well-informed citizenship in a fragmented modern society. Grouped into thematic sections, contributors first examine how common knowledge is assumed and produced across the huge social, cultural and geographical gulfs that characterise modern society, and investigate the role of television as the primary medium for the production and dissemination of knowledge. Later contributions concentrate on specific tv genres such as news, documentary, political discussions, and popular science programmes, considering the changing ways in which they attempt to inform audiences, and how they are actually made meaningful by viewers. Suzanne de Chiveigne, John corner, Daniel Dayan, John Ellis, Jostein Gripsrud, Klaus Bruhn Jensen, Anders Johansen, Peter Larsen, Sonia Livingstone, Graham Murdock, Dave Morley, Roger Silverstone,

Author Biography

Jostein Gripsrud in Professor of Media Studies at the University of Bergen, Norway.
Release date Australia
April 1st, 1999
Contributor
Edited by Jostein Gripstrud
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
224
Series
Dimensions
156x234x15
ISBN-13
9780415189293
Product ID
1739162

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