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The Resource Consumer culture and TV programming, Robin Andersen

Consumer culture and TV programming, Robin Andersen

Label
Consumer culture and TV programming
Title
Consumer culture and TV programming
Statement of responsibility
Robin Andersen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ECL
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Andersen, Robin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical studies in communication and in the cultural industries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television broadcasting
  • Television advertising
  • Culture
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Advertising
  • Mass media and culture
  • Popular culture
Label
Consumer culture and TV programming, Robin Andersen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-293)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Advertising, economics, and the media : The "golden age" of television ; Complementary copy and women's magazines ; "The slimmest slim in town" ; The pressure spreads ; Deregulation ; The waning power of advertising ; Network decline in the 1980s ; Economic censorship ; "Fake news" ; Intertextuality and the embeddedness of advertising ; Television and marketing ; Product promotion and television fiction -- 2. The producers and consumers of Nikes and other products : The makers of running shoes and designer clothes ; Globalization and the American economy ; Whose economy is it? ; Employment themes in advertising ; Fictional representations of consumption -- 3. Emotional ties that bind: focus groups, psychoanalysis, and consumer culture : The rise of focus groups ; Focus groups as therapy ; Advertising and psychoanalysis ; Consumer culture and therapy ; The commodity form -- 4. Postmodern theory and consumer culture : Theater of the mind ; Postmodernism and production ; Images and meaning: social discontent and consumption ; The loss of meaning? ; Consumer culture as art ; Consumption and participation ; Mediated desire ; Fragmentation ; Lifestyle advertising ; Of authentic desire and alternative pleasures -- 5. Thirtysomething, lifestyle consumption, and therapy : Between community and lifestyle enclave ; Lifestyle as programming strategy ; The defining role of character ; Family ; Marketing's "new traditionalism" ; Hegemonic masculinity ; Hope and the backlash ; The language of therapy --
  • 6. The television talk show: from democratic potential to pseudotherapy : The crisis of information: Talking heads are back; Sound-bite media; The edited public; The crisis of representation; The shape of political discourse; The rise of the talk show; Talk shows and the public sphere ; The talk show's lost potential: Therapy and the devil; Of personal culpability and public responsibility; Private life in the public forum; Of authenticity and artifice; The discourse of confusion; Therapy or exploitation?; The failure of the talk show -- 7. Cops on the Night Beat : "Reality"-based police shows, urban community, and criminal (in)justice: Cops; Night Beat; Crime and the media; The war on drugs; Associative discourse versus narrative explanation; The economic void; The war on African Americans; The capacity for violence; Blacking out white-collar demand; Television depictions of white users and black criminals; The high cost of mythic solutions ; Issues of social control: voyeurism, privacy, and the culture of surveillance: Media violations of the right to privacy; Formatting participation; Public attitudes and social control; Television and violence; Distopian images -- 8. Advertising and the Persian Gulf War : The war on PrimeTime Live ; Patriot magic ; Video news releases and the changing discourse -- 9. Democratic talk-show strategies and the competing narratives of the 1992 presidential election : The "talk-show debate" ; Measuring the pulse of America ; The Bush team ; The draft, Vietnam, protest, and patriotism ; Competing narratives ; Perot ; Fear and negative advertising ; Media resonance and intertextuality ; "New news" and "direct-access media" ; Insertion of the campaign into product promotion ; Murphy Brown and the vice-president ; Hill/Thomas and Designing Women ; The politics of blame, fear, and guilt -- Conclusion: The commercial politics of postmodern television : Meta-television ; The television community ; Television as therapist? ; Conscious consumption ; Meta-television as a dead end
Control code
33392779
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 306
Isbn
9780813315423
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
lum96011379
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Consumer culture and TV programming, Robin Andersen
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-293)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Advertising, economics, and the media : The "golden age" of television ; Complementary copy and women's magazines ; "The slimmest slim in town" ; The pressure spreads ; Deregulation ; The waning power of advertising ; Network decline in the 1980s ; Economic censorship ; "Fake news" ; Intertextuality and the embeddedness of advertising ; Television and marketing ; Product promotion and television fiction -- 2. The producers and consumers of Nikes and other products : The makers of running shoes and designer clothes ; Globalization and the American economy ; Whose economy is it? ; Employment themes in advertising ; Fictional representations of consumption -- 3. Emotional ties that bind: focus groups, psychoanalysis, and consumer culture : The rise of focus groups ; Focus groups as therapy ; Advertising and psychoanalysis ; Consumer culture and therapy ; The commodity form -- 4. Postmodern theory and consumer culture : Theater of the mind ; Postmodernism and production ; Images and meaning: social discontent and consumption ; The loss of meaning? ; Consumer culture as art ; Consumption and participation ; Mediated desire ; Fragmentation ; Lifestyle advertising ; Of authentic desire and alternative pleasures -- 5. Thirtysomething, lifestyle consumption, and therapy : Between community and lifestyle enclave ; Lifestyle as programming strategy ; The defining role of character ; Family ; Marketing's "new traditionalism" ; Hegemonic masculinity ; Hope and the backlash ; The language of therapy --
  • 6. The television talk show: from democratic potential to pseudotherapy : The crisis of information: Talking heads are back; Sound-bite media; The edited public; The crisis of representation; The shape of political discourse; The rise of the talk show; Talk shows and the public sphere ; The talk show's lost potential: Therapy and the devil; Of personal culpability and public responsibility; Private life in the public forum; Of authenticity and artifice; The discourse of confusion; Therapy or exploitation?; The failure of the talk show -- 7. Cops on the Night Beat : "Reality"-based police shows, urban community, and criminal (in)justice: Cops; Night Beat; Crime and the media; The war on drugs; Associative discourse versus narrative explanation; The economic void; The war on African Americans; The capacity for violence; Blacking out white-collar demand; Television depictions of white users and black criminals; The high cost of mythic solutions ; Issues of social control: voyeurism, privacy, and the culture of surveillance: Media violations of the right to privacy; Formatting participation; Public attitudes and social control; Television and violence; Distopian images -- 8. Advertising and the Persian Gulf War : The war on PrimeTime Live ; Patriot magic ; Video news releases and the changing discourse -- 9. Democratic talk-show strategies and the competing narratives of the 1992 presidential election : The "talk-show debate" ; Measuring the pulse of America ; The Bush team ; The draft, Vietnam, protest, and patriotism ; Competing narratives ; Perot ; Fear and negative advertising ; Media resonance and intertextuality ; "New news" and "direct-access media" ; Insertion of the campaign into product promotion ; Murphy Brown and the vice-president ; Hill/Thomas and Designing Women ; The politics of blame, fear, and guilt -- Conclusion: The commercial politics of postmodern television : Meta-television ; The television community ; Television as therapist? ; Conscious consumption ; Meta-television as a dead end
Control code
33392779
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 306
Isbn
9780813315423
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
lum96011379
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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