Thesis Eleven's 'Festival of Ideas' : a report on 'what's wrong with television'

Donoghue, Geraldine & Sauter, Theresa (2011) Thesis Eleven's 'Festival of Ideas' : a report on 'what's wrong with television'. Nexus: Newsletter of The Australian Sociological Assocation, 23(3), p. 16.

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Abstract

This article reports on the public lecture given by Associate Professor Ron Jacobs from the State University of New York in June, 2011. The lecture titled 'What’s wrong with television: media narratives of economic crisis', was held at The University of Melbourne in association with Thesis Eleven’s ‘Festival of Ideas’. In his talk, Jacobs discussed the ways in which media narratives inform and shape social life and described how major economic, social and political events are represented and re-told in the making of news.

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ID Code: 73176
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: Cultural sociology, media narratives, Economic Crisis
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > SOCIOLOGY (160800)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 01 Jul 2014 23:54
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2014 11:15

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