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Title Parasocial politics : audiences, pop culture, and politics / edited by Jason Zenor
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
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 人文社會聯圖  HM621 .P369 2014    AVAILABLE    30660020161639
Descript vi, 193 pages ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-179) and index
Entertainment, Celebrity, and Institutions. Reading the President: audience reception of The West Wing / Jason Zenor -- Studying audience subjectivity: reactions to Death of a President / James C. Rhoads -- The Wire and urban life: Baltimore responds to its image / Gregory Adamo -- Celebrity persuasion in the political arena: a study of message effects on young voters' political opinions in the 2008 election / Cynthia Nichols and Carly T. McKenzie -- Fandom, Fantasy, and Real Politics. Storytelling through world-building: audience perceptions of science fiction television / Laura Osur -- Are you a Lebowski achiever? the fans of the movie The Big Lebowski, Jungian synchronicity, and the Iraq War / William Ashton -- The dark knight of the soul: netnographic explorations of religion, politics, and Batman / Bryan J. Carr -- Millenials, Diversity, and Entertainment. Millenials, citizenship, and How I Met Your Mother / Alison N. Novak -- Talking racial politics online: the progressive potential of television dramas in postracial America and parasocial contact / Carole V. Bell -- "Nigga you gay": millennial audience reception of The Boondocks / David Moody and Jason Zenor
"Explores how consumers form complex relationships with media texts and characters, and how these readings exist in the nexus between real and fictional worlds. This collection of empirical studies uses various methodologies, including surveys, experiments, focus groups, and mixed methods, to analyze how actual consumers interpret the texts and the overt and covert political messages encoded in popular culture"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Popular culture -- Political aspects -- United States
Popular culture -- Social aspects -- United States
Mass media -- Audiences
Mass media -- Audiences fast (OCoLC)fst01011223
Popular culture -- Political aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst01071375
Popular culture -- Social aspects. fast (OCoLC)fst01071386
United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155
Alt Author Zenor, Jason, editor
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