Reading Television (New Accents)

by John Fiske

Publisher: Routledge

Written in English
Cover of: Reading Television (New Accents) | John Fiske
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ISBN 100415042917
ISBN 109780415042918

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Reading Television was the first book to push the boundaries of television studies beyond the insights offered by cultural studies and textual analysis, creating a vibrant new field of study. Using the tools and techniques in this book, it is possible for everyone with a television set to analyze both the programmes, and the culture which produces them/5(57).

Reading this book has given me the itch to watch many of the shows in it that I had never seen. The authors are really good pitch men in that sense. However, when you come across an entry they don't know much about but, say, included out of obligation or necessity, it is readily apparent/5(84).

Like the show, Brooks' book looks at survivors who, against all odds, carry on bravely in the hope of reclaiming their world.

If you loved Orange Is the New Black, you should read Margaret. Reading a book series can increase that mental exercise. In comparison, TV Reading Television book much of the extra inputs and provides a visual feed instead.

The typically simple plots limit the variables a watcher needs to remember. After all, you can only fit a limited story into  a minute ‘episode’. Unless you have a severe visual imapirement, I am not sure why you would want to read books on a tv.

Anyway, who am I to judge. Most SmartTVs are not geared for documents. Options will include plugging in your phone/tablet directly to your tv and using the built in ebook reader. Or alternatively, Get Chromecast or any similar HD streaming devices. 24 Books to Read Reading Television book They Become TV & Movies This Year.

By Lauren Puckett. Courtesy. The book-to-film (or TV) adaptation Author: Lauren Puckett. When you read, you engage with your inner life in a way you can’t with television. A Book Can REALLY be Paused. In theory, a TV show can be paused, provided you’ve got a DVR or watch everything on your laptop.

But you can put down a book whenever you want, and you don’t need a special box to do : Rebecca Jane Stokes. Spend all day at home watching TV and you’ll be brain dead, but spend all day reading books and damn, you fancy.

There are shows that are for the “smarts” (your Breaking Bads, your The Wires) and books that are for the “not smarts” (your 50 Shades of Greys, your Twilights) but all in all, general consensus is that books, good, TV, bad.

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There are also long-term effects from reading books. Reading keeps your mind alert and delays cognitive decline in elders. Research even found that Alzheimer’s is times less likely to appear in elderly people who read regularly, while TV was presented as a risk factor.

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