Television And The Public Sphere: Citizenship, Democracy And The Media by Peter DahlgrenTelevision And The Public Sphere: Citizenship, Democracy And The Media by Peter Dahlgren

Television And The Public Sphere: Citizenship, Democracy And The Media

byPeter Dahlgren

Paperback | October 24, 1995

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In this broad-ranging text, Peter Dahlgren clarifies the underlying theoretical concepts of civil society and the public sphere, and relates these to a critical analysis of the practice of television as journalism, as information and as entertainment. He demonstrates the limits and the possibilities of the television medium and the formats of popular journalism. These issues are linked to the potential of the audience to interpret or resist messages, and to construct its own meanings. What does a realistic understanding of the functioning and the capabilities of television imply for citizenship and democracy in a mediated age?

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Title:Television And The Public Sphere: Citizenship, Democracy And The MediaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:October 24, 1995Publisher:Sage Publications

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PART ONE: INITIAL HORIZONS Mediating Democracy Prismatic Television Popular Television Journalism PART TWO: SHIFTING FRAMES Modern Contingencies Communication and Subjectivity Civil Society and Its Citizens PART THREE: FLICKERING HOPES Democratic Mediations?