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Class dismissed : how TV frames the working class

Author: Pepi Leistyna; Loretta Alper; Edward Asner; Media Education Foundation.
Publisher: [Northampton, MA] : Media Education Foundation, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring interviews with media analysts and cultural historians, this documentary examines the patterns inherent in TV's disturbing depictions of working class people as either clowns or social deviants--stereotypical portrayals that reinforce the myth of meritocracy."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pepi Leistyna; Loretta Alper; Edward Asner; Media Education Foundation.
ISBN: 1932869034 9781932869033
OCLC Number: 62862657
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: Contains 42 min. of additional interview footage.
Credits: Camera, Julius Bolton ... [et al.] ; editor, Jeremy Smith.
Performer(s): Narrator, Ed Asner.
Description: 1 videodisc (62 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Class matters --
The American dream machine --
From the margins to the middle --
Women have class --
Class clowns --
No class --
Class action.
Other Titles: How TV frames the working class
How television frames the working class
Responsibility: a project by Pepi Leistyna ; directed by Loretta Alper ; produced & written by Loretta Alper & Pepi Leistyna.
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"Featuring interviews with media analysts and cultural historians, this documentary examines the patterns inherent in TV's disturbing depictions of working class people as either clowns or social deviants--stereotypical portrayals that reinforce the myth of meritocracy."--Container.

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