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Ordinary people and the media : the demotic turn

Author: Graeme Turner
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2010.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, Graeme Turner explores the 'whys' and 'hows' of the 'everyday' individual's willingness to turn themselves into media content through celebrity culture, Reality TV, DIY websites, talk radio, and user-generated materials online. Further analyzing the pervasiveness of celebrity culture, the book develops the idea of the demotic turn as a tool for examining common elements in a range of media and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Turner
ISBN: 9781848601666 1848601662 9781848601673 1848601670
OCLC Number: 436265507
Description: x, 189 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ordinary people : celebrity, tabloid culture and the function of the media --
Reality TV and the construction of cultural identities --
Redefining journalism : citizens, blogs and the rise of opinion --
Talk radio, populism and the demotic voice --
Revenge of the nerds : digital optimism and user-generated content online --
The entertainment age : the media and consumption today.
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Graeme Turner.

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Dynamic and insightful exploration of the 'everyday' individual's willingness to turn themselves into media content. How are 'ordinary' people being integrated into current media formats?  Read more...

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