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FILM 46.08 - Television without Borders: Local Communities, Global Audiences

Course guide for FILM 46.08.

Course description

Considers television as a transnational medium from the first international broadcasts of the late 1950's to its digital descendants in the early twenty-first century. As television genres and formats continue to mutate and proliferate (digital downloads, streaming, etc.), the course addresses fundamental questions about its nature as a medium of mass communication: What is television for, today?

[Source: ORC/Catalog, 04/30/2024]; Dist:INT or ART; WCult:W

In the Library's collections

You can use one of these subject headings to start your research in the library's online catalog:

Introductory reading(s)

Selected book title(s)

Other library resource(s)

Finding scholarly articles & journal title(s)

Articles and other writings about global television can be found in many publications. Our collection does not include a magazine or journal title which looks exclusively at global television. You can use Film & Television Literature Index or the search box at the top of the page.

Citing and Tracking Your Bibliographic References

Use this guide to help you learn how to correctly cite and keep track of the references you find for your research.

Keeping up with Television Studies journal literature

Want an easy way to keep up with the journal literature for all facets of Television Studies? And you use a mobile device? You can install the BrowZine app and create a custom Bookshelf of your favorite journal titles. Then you will get the Table of Contents (ToCs) of your favorite journals automatically delivered to you when they become available. Once you have the ToC's, you can download and read the articles you want from the journals for which we have subscriptions.

You can get the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Don't own or use a mobile device? You can still use BrowZine! It's also available in a web version. You can get to it here. The web version works the same way as the app version. Find the journals you like, create a custom Bookshelf, get ToCs and read the articles you want.