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TV final exam vocab
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Criteria which define art (or television) as good or bad. Also used to refer to determining factors of television that are neither technological nor economic.
the interconnected public sphere of online journals and opinion sites.
the process of making a film image, and the characteristics of the film image
pierre levy's concept of group-authored knowledge, distributed through online services such as wikipedia
the dispersed, scattered community of people of a country, race, religion, or ethnicity outside of their homeland
a predominantly fictional program which has some basis in a real-life incident, often a sensational one
a critical approach which concentrates on gender discourse, the manner in which the male-female relationship is portrayed, and the power structure inherent in it
the study of viewers who engage in textual patching and their participatory culture
Fan vidders/fan vids
tv fans who edit together shots from their favorite tv programs and lay popular music over the images
the spread of the developed world's values upon the developing world. Tv is often accused of this form of cultural imperialism as programs from the US and UK are broadcast in countries of low-economic status
groupings of television programs defined by their narrative structure, thematic content, and style of sound and image
the viewers' or users' interactions with that they see on television or computer screens and their ability to affect on-screen elements. Fido games have a very high level of interactivity, while 1960s era tv had hardly any at all
a culture inspired by a tv program and largely created by the fans themselves. It consists of fan-generated stories, songs, costumes, and other artifacts, as well as the values and shared history of a programs fan community
a society dominated by men
the study of discourse surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) identities and their representation in our culture
the process by which social and political meanings are attached to person of a certain skin color
a genre with an ostensible base in reality - featuring non-actors in unscripted situations
a narrative form of tv that presents daily/weekly episodes, with a multiple set of recurring characters and simultaneous storyline. because each episode specifically links to the next, narrative closure is rare
the study of tv techniques and their patterns, significance, and beauty
discussion, commentary, gossip, and other interactions among viewers via an online service such as facebook
a representation of an incident or object. postmodernist critics argue that simulations have become more important than real objects, that the simulation appears to be "more real" than reality itself, and that tv encourages a "society of the spectacle."
a conventionalized character type that is demeaning to a particular social group
the delivery of the broadcast signal via earth-bound transmitters, as opposed to satellite broadcasting system
videos, images, texts, etc. created by individuals that blend and transform works by other individuals
the construction of narrative worlds across several media platforms
"stealing" an element of television program and transforming it for one's own purposes. academics who study viewers' textual poaching engage in fan studies.
images, videos, sound, or text created by viewers and often distributed online
the impression of truth or reality