Television and the public sphere citizenship, democracy, and the media / Peter Dahlgren.

Peter Dahlgren clarifies the underlying theoretical concepts of civil society and the public sphere, and relates these to a critical analysis of the practice of television as journalism, as information and as entertainment. He demonstrates the limits and the possibilities of the television medium an...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Dahlgren, Peter, 1946-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London : SAGE, 1995.
Series:Media, culture & society series.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Peter Dahlgren clarifies the underlying theoretical concepts of civil society and the public sphere, and relates these to a critical analysis of the practice of television as journalism, as information and as entertainment. He demonstrates the limits and the possibilities of the television medium and the formats of popular journalism. These issues are linked to the potential of the audience to interpret or resist messages, and to construct its own meanings.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiii, 176 p.).
Audience:Specialized.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781446250617 (ebook) :