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What we should Do and What We Should Forget in Media Studies Or, My TV A–Z

Miller, T. (2004) What we should Do and What We Should Forget in Media Studies Or, My TV A–Z. In: Oren, T.G. and Petro, P., (eds.) Global Currents: Media and Technology Now. Rutgers University Press, pp. 42-64.

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The audiovisual media are everywhere, spreading their reach even as they undergo unprecedented textual, technological, and political transformations. Meanwhile, thestudyof the media is an evolving, contested domain that crosses the humanities and social sciences. Consider television. The field of television studies encompasses production and audience ethnography, affects research, policy advocacy, political economy, cultural history, and textual analysis. It borrows from and contributes to media studies, mass communication, critical race theory, communication studies, journalism, public policy, media sociology, critical legal studies, queer theory, science and technology studies, psychology, film studies, economics, cultural studies, feminist theory, and Marxism. The intersections...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Copyright: 2004 Rutgers
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