Television Reality: The Discourse of Today’s Mass Culture

Link to “Television Reality: The Discourse of Today’s Mass Culture” – a video essay by Luke Loftin and Andrea Poapst:

References:

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Abrego, C. (Writer), Cronin, M. (Writer), & Kozek, Z. (Director). (October 1, 2006). Family Flavors [season 1, episode 8]. In Abrego, C. (Producer) & Cronin, M. (Producer). Flavor of Love. New York City, NY: VH1. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8wSYDHrvro

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Burnett, M. (Producer). (2014). Survivor: Worlds Apart [Television series]. Hollywood, CA: CBS. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_zG6iYdCMU

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Ridenhour, C., Shocklee, H., Sadler, E., & Drayton, W. (1988). Don’t Believe the Hype [Recorded by Public Enemy]. On It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back [12” vinyl]. New York City, NY: Def Jam. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vQaVIoEjOM

Salsano, S. (Producer). (2009). Jersey Shore [Television series]. Hollywood, CA: MTV. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19NZyiqKras

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