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Published: 06 June 2007

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780748625314

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Social Issues in Television Fiction

Lesley Henderson

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • nterviews with TV drama programme makers (producers, script writers and editors)
  • detailed analysis of 'on screen' representation
  • qualitative audience research using focus groups and innovative methods
  • explores external influences on programme content including commercial imperatives, broadcast regulations, the role of campaigning organisations, wider media coverage.The book is essential reading for academics, researchers and students in the fields of media studies, sociology, cultural studies and communications. It will also be of interest to health communicators, social policy practitioners and broadcast professionals.

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