Download PDF eBook Living Room Wars: Rethinking Media Audiences, Living Room Wars brings collectively Ien Ang’s latest writings on tv audiences, and , in response to latest criticisms of cultural research, argues that it’s doable to review viewers pleasures and standard tv in a approach that isn’t naively populist. Ang examines how the makers and entrepreneurs of tv try to mould their viewers and appears on the usually sudden methods by which the viewers actively interact with the programmes they watch.
Living Room Wars highlights the inherent contradictions of a `politics of enjoyment’ of tv consumption: Ang strikes past the trditional forcus on textual meanings to discover the structural and historic representations fo tv audiences as an integral a part of trendy tradition. Her wide-ranging and illuminating dialogue takes within the battle between tv and its audiences; the politics of empirical viewers analysis; new applied sciences and the ways of tv consumption; ethnography and radical contextualism in viewers research; tv fiction and ladies’s fantasy; feminist want and feminine pleasure in media consumption, and the transnational media system.
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