Sep 22, 2020  
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FILM 75 INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION STUDIES

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
This course introduces students to the critical study of television. Topics covered include formats and genres, historical and contemporary styles, regulations and public policy, the broadcast era, the cable revolution, digital innovations, convergence, and interactive television, and globalization. Course materials will also introduce students to several theories and critical methodologies for examining the construction and representation of society: media effects, active audience theories, Ideological criticism, textual analysis, semiotic analysis, cultural studies, and fan studies. NR



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