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The Tube is reality

Author: Michael Jones; Nicholas Fraser; Charlotte Cornwell; Channel Four (Great Britain); Video Classroom (Firm : Vic.)
Publisher: [London] : Panoptic Production for Channel Four ; Melbourne, Vic. : Video Classroom [distributor], ©1991.
Series: Truth about lies.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the unreality of primetime American television, a primarily commercial world and an entertainment medium which often claims to have no aspirations to influence either the politics or the values of its huge audience. Suggests that American television spreads its own lies about the nature of reality which have powerful emotional appeal and which resist both criticism and rational investigation. Suggested  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Jones; Nicholas Fraser; Charlotte Cornwell; Channel Four (Great Britain); Video Classroom (Firm : Vic.)
OCLC Number: 154252517
Notes: "Distributed by exclusive arrangement with Jane Balfour films UK"--Container.
Performer(s): Commentary, Charlotte Cornwell.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: Colour recording system: PAL.; VHS.
Series Title: Truth about lies.
Responsibility: produced & directed by Michael Jones & Nicholas Fraser.

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Examines the unreality of primetime American television, a primarily commercial world and an entertainment medium which often claims to have no aspirations to influence either the politics or the values of its huge audience. Suggests that American television spreads its own lies about the nature of reality which have powerful emotional appeal and which resist both criticism and rational investigation. Suggested audience: secondary, general.

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