Beyond Prime Time: Television Programming in the by Amanda Lotz

By Amanda Lotz

Daytime cleaning soap operas. night information. Late-night speak exhibits. tv has lengthy been outlined by way of its day-by-day agenda, and the viewing conduct that improve round it. applied sciences like DVRs, iPods, and on-line video have freed audiences from inflexible time constraints—we now not need to watch for a application to be "on" to monitor it—but scheduling nonetheless performs an important function within the construction of television.


Prime-time sequence programming among 8:00 and 11:00 p.m. has ruled most important dialogue approximately tv considering the fact that its beginnings, yet Beyond major Time brings jointly best tv students to discover how shifts in television’s commercial practices and new media convergence have affected the opposite eighty% of the viewing day. The members discover a large diversity of non-prime-time varieties together with speak exhibits, cleaning soap operas, information, syndication, and children’s courses, non-series varieties comparable to activities and made-for-television video clips, in addition to entities resembling neighborhood associate stations and public television. 



Importantly, all of those kinds depend on norms of construction, financing, and viewer conduct that distinguish them from the practices universal between prime-time sequence and infrequently from one another. all the chapters examines how the construction practices and textual innovations of a specific programming shape have shifted in accordance with sweeping adjustments, jointly telling the tale of a medium in transition at first of the twenty-first century.  


Contributors: Sarah Banet-Weiser, Victoria E. Johnson, Jeffrey P. Jones, Derek Kompare, Elana Levine, Amanda D. Lotz, Jonathan Nichols-Pethick, Laurie Ouellette, Erin Copple Smith


 



 

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Gordon McLendon: The Maverick of Radio (Contributions to the by Ronald Garay

By Ronald Garay

Students and others drawn to radio historical past may be intrigued through this fast moving biography of Gordon McLendon's profession within the radio undefined, touching additionally on his paintings in films and involvement in Texas politics.

Following a glimpse into his formative years, schooling, and armed forces profession, Ronald Garay describes McLendon's station possession and administration in Palestine, Texas; the advance of a big community, the freedom Broadcasting procedure; his dwell and recreated baseball and soccer courses; and his skirmishes with the foremost league baseball institution. a lot awareness is given to how McLendon re-invented radio and competed with tv and print media via his best forty tune hits, disc jockey programming, and using neighborhood information. very important issues concerning station trafficking, editorializing, and public pursuits are regarded as good during this remarkable book.

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Körperliche Aktivität und Gesundheit: Präventive und by Winfried Banzer

By Winfried Banzer

Dieses Buch stellt dar, wie hilfreich Bewegung und activity bei Krankheiten sein kann, wie die Lebensqualität von Patienten gesteigert wird und Aktivität zudem als präventive Maßnahme dient.
Neben den Grundlagen der Trainingslehre und der sportmedizinischen Aspekte wird ausführlich auf den Einsatz von körperlicher Bewegung bei diversen Grunderkrankungen und somatischen Störungen eingegangen.
Das Buch richtet sich an Ärzte, die ihre Patienten zum einen bzgl. sportlicher Betätigung bei verschiedenen Erkrankungen beraten und zum anderen entsprechende Angebot bieten möchten. Außerdem gibt es einen Überblick über die zahlreichen Einsatzmöglichkeiten von körperlicher Aktivität über die gesamte Lebensspanne hinweg.

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Transnational Stardom: International Celebrity in Film and by R. Meeuf,R. Raphael

By R. Meeuf,R. Raphael

Combining a various diversity of case reviews with dialogue among major students in celebrity experiences and transnational cinema, this e-book analyzes stars as websites of cross-cultural contestation and the essays during this assortment discover how the plasticity of stars is helping disparate peoples deal with the transferring ideologies of a transnational world.

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Concert and Opera Conductors: A Bibliography of Biographical by Robert H. Cowden

By Robert H. Cowden

Filling a massive hole in scholarship, Professor Cowden's new bibliography offers whole and authoritative info on significant conductors of everlasting orchestral ensembles because the time of von Weber and Berlioz. Cowden has chosen 1,249 conductors at the foundation of citations in typical track references, biographical stories, autobiographies, and contributions to the pedagogy of undertaking. courses in English and several other eu languages are mentioned. the 1st part, Collective Works, offers special info on titles dedicated to live performance and opera conductors and similar titles containing extra fabric on conductors and undertaking. The part on person conductors is prepared alphabetically via artist. extra resources and references are provided in appendixes and an index of authors is included.

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Value and the Media: Cultural Production and Consumption in by Göran Bolin

By Göran Bolin

worth is seldom mentioned in its personal correct, although it truly is of extreme significance to our relationships with media texts and cultural items, as we always make decisions of assorted types with recognize to them. This ebook specializes in how worth - aesthetic, political and social and fiscal price - is produced in modern media and cultural creation. Contending that price isn't really constituted by means of the essence of something, yet is very produced in social family members, via negotiations and justifications, price and the Media discusses alterations within the cultural industries over the last 20 years, emphasising the increase of latest, electronic media, and the possibilities that those have enough money for the construction and intake of media texts and items. Richly illustrated with examples from the united kingdom, united states and Europe, this quantity explores a number of media: either previous mass media and new own media, with a continuing concentrate on the significance of either for our figuring out of the alterations that experience happened at the media panorama and their implications for the construction of price. As such, this booklet can be of curiosity to social scientists and theorists operating within the fields of cultural and media reviews, pop culture, and consumption.

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Knowledge and Social Structure (RLE Social Theory): An by Peter Hamilton

By Peter Hamilton

The basic main issue of this learn is to offer, elucidate and examine the advancements that have characterised the sociology of data, and that have set for it the outlines of its significant problematics. Peter Hamilton examines the main special techniques to the determinate dating among wisdom and social constitution. He considers the 3 major ‘pre-paradigms’ of the sociology of information in line with the paintings of Marx, Durkheim and Weber, and appears on the contribution of Scheler, Mannheim and phenomenological reviews to this advanced box. He explores the highbrow context, really that of Enlightenment philosophy, during which the issues desirous about generating a sociology of data first got here to mild. In end, the writer indicates an inclusive standpoint for drawing close the problems posed in any try to describe and clarify relatives among wisdom and social structure.

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iMedia: The Gendering of Objects, Environments and Smart by Sarah Kember

By Sarah Kember

What can queer feminist writing thoughts similar to parody and irony do to outsmart the sexism of clever gadgets, environments and fabrics and open out the hot dialecticism of constitution and scale, critique and creativity?

Drawing on technology and know-how reports and feminist concept, this publication examines the gendering of present and destiny media applied sciences reminiscent of shrewdpermanent telephones, Google glass, robotic nurses, capsules and face attractiveness. Kember argues that there's a tendency to verify and have a good time the lifestyles of shrewdpermanent and infrequently sexist items, environments and fabrics in themselves; to elide writing and different kinds of mediation; and to interact in disembodied wisdom practices. Disembodied wisdom practices have a tendency in the direction of a scientism that at the moment contains physics envy and also are masculinist. the place there's a point of convergence among masculinist and feminist pondering gadgets, environments and fabrics, there's additionally divergence, clash and the potential starting in the direction of a politics of imedia.

Presenting a full of life manifesto for refiguring imedia, this e-book types a frequently overlooked gender critique of advancements in shrewdpermanent applied sciences and should be crucial interpreting for students in conversation reports, Cultural and Media, technological know-how and know-how and Feminism.

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German Media and National Identity by Sanna Inthorn

By Sanna Inthorn

Fascination with what makes the Germans tick has produced an enormous diversity of texts that discover German postwar politics, tradition, and society. but inside this enormous physique of labor, there's a paucity of educational research that recognizes the function of media discourse within the illustration and building of German id. This ebook makes a tremendous contribution to the learn of German nationwide identification by way of delivering a close and large-scale educational research of ways German media discourse among 1998 and 2005 represents German nationwide identification. It brings jointly a number of case stories: ecu integration, citizenship and immigration, activities and intake. It makes the case for the function of pop culture within the discursive formation of nationwide id and demonstrates that the kingdom is developed opposed to political and non-political matters. by way of taking a look at various subject contexts, this ebook identifies a grasp narrative of the German state. It tells the tale of a kingdom that has its roots firmly within the reminiscence of nationwide Socialism and constructs ethnocentric nationalism as taboo. but whilst it can't get away the prior because it harbors racist photos of "self" and "other." this is often a big ebook for collections in eu reviews and media stories, in addition to students engaged in learning the effect of media on tradition. This e-book demonstrates that reviews of the dying of the countryside are with none doubt exaggerated. the actual advanced of discourses analysed the following used to be and is just found in Germany. it may well no longer be present in Germany's German-speaking neighbours akin to Austria or Switzerland, or certainly wherever else. whereas the effect of globalisation is indisputable, the countryside and its media stay a key place for the negotiation of nationwide id and masses extra. This wide-ranging and engagingly written booklet bargains us a good perception into that process." - Professor Hugh O'Donnell, Glasgow Caledonian University

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