Television and the Self: Knowledge, Identity, and Media Representation

Social science

Deborah A. Macey (Editor), Kathleen M. Ryan (Editor) and Tanja N. Aho (Collaborator)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Media scholars attempt to assess how the media informs and shapes the way we view our lives. This book explores the multiple influences of television in a media landscape that is becoming increasingly fractured. The authors look at television’s pedagogical role across the life cycle, and argue that despite a world of multiple screens and competing interests “everything I know about myself, I learned from television.”