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Date Created: 08/17/16
TV Citizenship: News, Newsy Shows and US Democracy Bias in news Political Bias: It is the most common bias regarding TV networks preferred audiences Medium Bias: It relates to the mise­en­scene of news shows compared to the experience of  reading from a newspaper. The introduction of acting, costume and lighting changes how  people perceive the news. Corporate Bias: When a corporation sponsor a tv network, corporate bias could include self­ promoting news and not showing other events. Official Bias: when journalist are close to institutions, they have to negotiate with people so they  can get access to them. Sometimes they have to frame news to maintain that access. 24­hour news Breaking news is a current issue that broadcasters feel  warrants the interruption of scheduled  programming and/or current news in order to  report its details Pack Journalism Pack journalism can occur when a news  organization decides to make a particular  story the lead story only because other news  organizations are doing so Media events is an event or activity that exists for the sole  purpose of media publicity. It may also  include any event that is covered in the mass  media or was hosted largely with the media in mind Horse race Journalism is political journalism of elections that  resembles coverage of horse races because  of the focus on polling data, public perception instead of candidate policy, and almost  exclusive reporting on candidate differences  rather than similarities Comedy news shows Encourages people to understand the politics  of the world so they can follow along in the  comedy. Self reflexive towards the viewer                      Convergence TV From Flow to Files  Media Convergence Is the merging of mass communication  outlets – print, television, radio, the Internet  along with portable and interactive  technologies through various digital media  platforms Transmedia Storytelling  Is the technique of telling a single story or  story experience across multiple platforms  and formats using current digital technologies PostPlay In netflix, it is the feature that automatically  plays the next episode, and it is central to  Binge viewing Time­shifting It disrupts "liveness, simultaneity, flow" as  you can watch tv on DVD­video on  demand. Pleasures of convergence Sociality: Greater solo viewing, social media sharing, extension of sociality to online worlds (transmedia storytelling and fandom) Production: Make your own: remix/mashup/meme/fan content/original Knowledge: Connections from immediate or repeated viewing quickly developed, detail from repeated viewing Distraction: When/where one wants, less routinized periods                                                  The Blockbuster Globalization of Hollywood  Blockbuster, as applied to film, theatre, and sometimes also video games, denotes a very  popular or successful, usually big budget production. Franchise A media franchise is a collection of media in  which several derivative works have been  produced from an original work of media  (usually a work of fiction), such as a film, a  work of literature, a television program or a  video game Loss leader It is when a big­budget movie make profits in  TV sales, video on demand, DVDs/Blue Rays rather that movie screenings. Finding Nemo  sold 41 million copies on DVD. Tent­pole Is a program or movie that supports the  financial performance of a movie studio or  television network. International movie production


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