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Television policy : the MacTaggart lectures

Author: Bob Franklin; John Willis
Publisher: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2005
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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Television Policy offers a unique and authoritative account of the major developments in television programming and policy since 1976 by collecting in a single volume the MacTaggart lectures delivered at the Edinburgh International Television Festival across the last quarter of a century. The MacTaggart lecturers include the most celebrated and distinguished programme makers, producers, performers, playwrights,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Television policy
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2005
XI, 292 S.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Franklin; John Willis
ISBN: 9780748680580 0748680586 9780748617173 0748617175 9780748617180 0748617183
OCLC Number: 967389278
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 02 Oct 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 292 pages)
Contents: Introduction; Foreword (John Willis); John McGrath - TV Drama: The Case against Naturalism; Marcel Ophuls - Naturalism in Television; Norman Lear - Taboos in Television; Jeremy Isaacs - Signposting Television in the 1980s: The Fourth Television Channel; John Mortimer - Television Drama, Censorship and Truth; Peter Jay - The Future of 'Electronic Publishing'; Denis Foreman - The Primacy of Programmes in the Future of Broadcasting; John Schlesinger - Reflections on Working in Film and Television; Troy Kennedy Martin - 'Opening Up the Fourth Front': Micro Drama and the Rejection of Naturalism; Philip Whitehead - Power and Pluralism in Broadcasting; Christine Ockrent - Ethics, Broadcasting and Change: The French; Experience; Rupert Murdoch - Freedom in Broadcasting; Verity Lambert - De-regulation and Quality Television; David Elstein - The Future of Television: Market Forces and Social Values; Michael Grade - The Future of the BBC; Dennis Potter - Occupying Powers; Greg Dyke - A Culture of Dependency: Power, Politics and Broadcasters; Janet Street Porter - Talent versus Television; John Birt - A Glorious Future: Quality Broadcasting in the Digital Age; Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran - Rewarding Creative Talent: The Struggle of the Independents; Peter Bazalgette - Television versus the People; Richard Eyre - Public Interest Broadcasting: A New Approach; Greg Dyke - A Time for Change; David Liddiment - The Soul of British Television; Mark Thompson - The Creative Deficit in British Television; Tony Ball - Freedom of Choice, Public Service Broadcasting and the BBC; John Humphrys - First Do No Harm.
Responsibility: edited by Bob Franklin ; foreword by John Willis.

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This is an excellent collection for anyone interested in the history of British broadcasting and in retracing the development of television as a cultural form. Media International Australia This book Read more...

 
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