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was the result of “deep and detailed” and future students of television studies negotiations with Edgar Hoover Movies need not suffer a similar deficiency. such . A couple of people have asked me about my forthcoming book, Television & American Culture, which will be out this spring from Oxford. MLA. Mittell, Jason, author. Television And American Culture. New York:Oxford University Press, Print. APA. Mittell, Jason, author. (). Television and.

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Although the history of television is more complex than this simple periodization, this book will focus on three specific eras of American television, with each chapter considering specific ways that television has transformed over the following three periods: At first glance, the answer might seem obvious, especially to anyone who has grown-up in a television-saturated society.

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Serving the Public Interest 4. For those tending—contrary to conventional wis- of us who cannot enroll in his class, and dom—that it is an undemocratic process for any student of media studies, this book for deciding what programs become suc- is a valuable contribufion to the field and cessful. The defining structure of this era is the network system, in which nearly all programming was presented by three national networks ABC, CBS, and NBCand audiences watched shows en masse simultaneously across the country.

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Serving the Public Interest 99 Chapter 4: Professors will find this textbook comprehensive and well-organized, while students will find it engaging and provocative.