On Television

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-07-01
  • Publisher: Pluto Pr

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On Televisionhas long been regarded as one of the best critiques of television ever published, offering a lucid, jargon-free and impressively concise analysis of every aspect of the television industry from the images on our screens to the organisations that produce (and manipulate) those images. it is an invaluable introduction to the world of television broadcasting as an integral part of the mass media which impinges so greatly on our lives.

Author Biography

Stuart Hood has been a controller for both BBC and independent television and Professor of Film and Television at the Royal College of Art Thalia Tabary-Peterssen is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Brighton

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviationsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. x
Television--A Map of the Mediump. 1
The Flow of Images and Gatekeepingp. 8
The Audiencep. 19
The History of Terrestrial Televisionp. 28
The Regulatory Bodiesp. 40
The Charter and the Actp. 48
The Growth of Government Interventionp. 54
The Thatcher Yearsp. 61
Enter Murdoch--A Cautionary Talep. 67
The Thatcher Inheritancep. 74
Digital Televisionp. 85
Convergencep. 93
Selected Readingp. 107
Indexp. 109
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