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On Television


A surprising bestseller when it was first published in France, this little book by Pierre Bourdieu offers a brilliant critique of television and its consequences for social and political life. Rather than simply denouncing television as a misrepresentation or trivialization of the social world, Bourdieu shows that television journalists are part of a journalistic field that shapes their actions and imposes a particular vision on the public, a vision that is grounded in the very structure of the journalistic field and that, ...

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On Television
2011, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745652160


On Television
1999, New Press

ISBN-13: 9781565845121

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On Television
1998, New Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781565844070


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