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Title:Television: Technology and Cultural Form
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Raymond Williams
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:0415314569
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Number of Pages:192
Category:Non fiction, Academic, Research

Television: Technology and Cultural Form by Raymond Williams

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Television: Technology and Cultural Form Television Technology and Cultural Form b was first published in long before the dawn of multi channel TV or the reality and celebrity shows that now pack the schedules Yet Williams analysis of television s history its institutions programmes and practices and its future prospects remains remarkably prescient p Williams stresses the importance of technology in shaping the cultural form of television while always resisting the determinism of McLuhan s dictum that the medium is the message If the medium really is the message Williams asks what is left for us to do or say Williams argues that on the contrary we as viewers have the power to disturb disrupt and to distract the otherwise cold logic of history and technology not just because television is part of the fabric of our daily lives but because new technologies continue to offer opportunities momentarily outside the sway of transnational corporations or the grasp of media moguls for new forms of self and political expression p

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