by: Jason Mittell / Middlebury College
And the winner is…
by: Nichola Dobson / Independent Scholar
The expectation seems to be emerging that at the end of any series, or season, the show will be distributed and sold on DVD.
by: Mark Andrejevic / University of Iowa
In its broadest sense, the term “democratic” is invoked to indicate that the public has been given a choice of some sort, or even more generally that it has been provided with the opportunity to “participate.” Are the limited forms of engagement that Reality TV provides truly “democratic”?
by: John Corner / University of Liverpool
How contemplating criticism for television calls into question the very nature of criticism itself.
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