Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 211

Watching Television


Description

An introduction to television studies. Explores the historical development and distinctive aesthetic style of television; examines television’s role in the production of individual, national and global identities; and interrogates television’s negotiation of social meanings in the context of everyday life. Specific topics include domestic context; audience reception and negotiation; fandom and celebrity; the regulation of childhood; commodity culture and tabloid television.

Availability 2018

Not offered in 2018; planned for 2019

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

MEDIA 211: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points from COMMS 100, 104, FTVMS 100, 101, 110, MEDIA 101 and 45 points from any subject in BA courses

Restrictions

FTVMS 211, FTVMS 309, MEDIA 309


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