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Author de Valck, Marijke
Title After the Break : Television Theory Today
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2013
©2013
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (204 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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Series Televisual Culture Ser
Televisual Culture Ser
Note Intro -- After the Break -- TELEVISUAL CULTURE -- Table of Contents -- After the Break, Television Theory Today -- 1. Questioning the crisis -- 2. New paradigms -- 3. New concepts -- 4. Concluding thoughts -- References -- Part I: Questioning the crisis -- 'Unreading' contemporary television -- 1. Analyzing quality television…and why it is redundant -- 2. The complexities of television as medium -- 3. Unreading television -- 4. Conclusion -- References -- Caught, Critical versus everyday perspectives on television -- 1. Media 2.0 and the cultural studies perspective on television -- 2. The mass communication paradigm in its protoprofessionalized version -- 3. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- The persistence of national TV, Language and cultural proximity in Flemish fiction -- 1. National television in a global era -- 2. National viewing -- 3. The Flemish case -- 4. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Constructing television, Thirty years that froze an otherwise dynamic medium -- 1. An era of constraint -- 2. The public and the nation: lessons from the Third Reich -- 3. A television freeze and a Cold War -- 4. Contextualizing constraint -- Notes -- References -- When old media never stopped being new, Television's history as an ongoing experiment -- 1. Always already new: the ongoing transformation of television -- 2. Experimental systems -- 3. Experiments in television -- 4. Experimental moments of broadcast/network television -- 5. Broadcast/network television as an ongoing experiment -- 6. Post-network experiments -- 7. Closing remark on television studies -- Notes -- References -- Part II: New paradigms -- Unblackboxing production, What media studies can learn from actor-network theory -- 1. ANT - a very short introduction -- 2. A mechanics of power -- 3. Media from an ANT perspective -- 4. The media's mechanics of power
5. A teaching moment -- 6. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Convergence thinking, information theory and labour in 'end of television' studies -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The empirical tendency and information theory -- 3. Convergence thinking -- 4. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Television memory after the end of television history? -- 1. Television memory and television history -- 2. Television memory and audience research -- 3. The complexity of the concept of television memory -- 4. Representations of the past on television: television as memory maker -- 5. Towards a new participative television memory -- 6. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part III: New concepts -- YouTube beyond technology and cultural form -- 1. Introduction -- 2. YouTube as technology: homecasting -- 3. YouTube as social practice: video-sharing -- 4. YouTube as cultural form: snippets -- 5. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Move along folks, just move along, there's nothing to see, Transience, televisuality and the paradox of anamorphosis -- Notes -- References -- Barry Chappell's Fine Art Showcase. Apparitional TV, aesthetic value, and the art market -- 1. The value of art on TV -- 2. The art of selling the work of art -- 3. Apparitional television -- 4. Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- About the authors -- Index
Is television really in crisis and should we invent new theoretical concepts for the discipline of Television Studies?
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: de Valck, Marijke After the Break : Television Theory Today Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press,c2013 9789089645227
Subject Television broadcasting.;Television
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Alt Author Teurlings, Jan
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