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On Television Book by Pierre Bourdieu

On Television Book by Pierre Bourdieu

On Television

On Television exposes the invisible mechanisms of manipulation and censorship that determine what appears on the small screen Bourdieu shows how the ratings game has transformed journalism and hence politics and even such seemingly removed fields as law, science, art, and philosophy Bourdieu had long been concerned with the role of television in cultural and poli On Television exposes the invisible mechanisms of manipulation and censorship that determine what appears on the small screen Bourdieu shows how the ratings game has transformed journalism and hence politics and even such seemingly removed fields as law, science, art, and philosophy Bourdieu had long been concerned with the role of television in cultural and political life when he bypassed the political and commercial control of the television networks and addressed his country s viewers from the television station of the College de France On Television, which expands on that lecture, not only describes the limiting and distorting effect of television on journalism and the world of ideas, but offers the blueprint for a counterattack

Title : On Television
Author :  Pierre Bourdieu
Language : English
Isbn : 1565845129
Format : Paperback
Pages : 112 pages

Rating: 4.2

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