Popular Entertainment Research by Barbara J. Pruett

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  • General,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science,
  • Performing Arts (Specific Aspects),
  • Performing Arts,
  • Research,
  • Performing Arts/Dance

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Number of Pages593
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Open LibraryOL11320627M
ISBN 100810825015
ISBN 109780810825017

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The mystery of the research process --The art of interviewing --Tools of the information age: computers and database searching --Small town research --General entertainment reference resources --Theater research --Popular music and recorded sound research --Film research --Broadcast research (television, radio, and video) --The fan element.

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Critiquing media is not simply an intellectual activity but often a larger social standpoint of resistance against corporate-produced popular culture.

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Most scholars believe that popular culture emerged in the 19th century when communication technologies, such as printing processes and photographic reproduction and large-scale media organizations - including newspaper, magazine and book publishers - were able to create and market messages for a big audience of consumers.

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African American portal and urban music destination with channels covering news, entertainment, money, health, music, community, and : Stephanie Bartz. From music halls and waxworks to freak shows and pleasure gardens, Liza Picard looks at the variety of popular entertainment available in the 19th century.

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The struggling, famished writer is a bit of a hackneyed stereotype but research shows it's a truism, nonetheless. British newspaper The Guardian recently released a rather daunting article stating that most full-time professional writers make a paltry £ a month - that's under $ U.S.

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World War II touched virtually every part of American life, even things so simple as the food people ate, the films they watched, and the music they listened to. The war, especially the effort of the Allies to win it, was the subject of songs, movies, comic books, novels, artwork, comedy routines—every conceivable form of entertainment and Author: Marshallv.

In4 Asian directors helmed one of the most popular movies—all of these individuals were male. This translates to % of the directors working in A mere % of all directors were Asian or Asian American across 1, films and 11 years.

Asian female directors are File Size: 2MB. INTRODUCTION. Music plays an important role in the socialization of children and adolescents.

1–3 Listening to popular music is considered by society to be a part of growing up. 2 Music provides entertainment and distraction from problems and serves as a way to relieve tension and boredom. Some studies have reported that adolescents use popular music to deal with loneliness and to take.

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Sports research paper topics cover a wide range of fields. Sports is an activity which involves physical application and skill. The sports activity may either be done by an individual or a team competing against one another. It has been known that physical activity is vital to one’s holistic development and health.

The Disney studio by that time was established as a big-business enterprise and began to produce a variety of entertainment films. One popular series, called True-Life Adventures, featured nature-based motion pictures such as Seal Island (), Beaver Valley (), and The Living Desert ().

The Disney studio also began making full-length. Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated gh musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms like opera and dance, it may be.

—Reference & Research Book News "Editor Batchelor, a professor and author of several other pop-culture-related titles, presents an engaging look at daily life in twentieth- and twenty-first-century America in a work based partly on the more scholarly.

Black Entertainment Television (BET) Launched inBlack Entertainment Television (BET) was the first television network in the United States dedicated to the interests of African American viewers. The basic-cable franchise was created in Washington, DC, by media entrepreneur Robert Johnson, who initially invested $15, in the venture.

Great Depression - Great Depression - Popular culture: The indifference to politics and to the larger social concerns of the s was reflected as well in the popular culture of the decade. In contrast to the prosperity of the Roaring Twenties, the s emphasized simplicity and thrift. Although styles tended to reflect the glamour of contemporary movies, clothes themselves were mended.

A lex Haley, author of the hugely popular book Roots, once said that black Americans needed their own version of Plymouth Rock, a genesis story that didn’t begin —. Popular culture is the set of practices, beliefs, and objects that embody the most broadly shared meanings of a social system.

It includes media objects, entertainment and leisure, fashion and trends, and linguistic conventions, among other things.

Popular culture is usually associated with either mass culture or folk culture, and. In many ways, the comic book was better suited to meet the needs of the American people. In a time before mass recorded media, the comic book was the one form of entertainment that you could enjoy at any time and as many times as you wanted.

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Cultivation research has been very abundant in the mass communication research literature over the years (Gerbner, Gross, Morgan, Signoreilli, & Shanahan, ), and most of the research using perceived realism as a variable involves cultivation theory.

The cultivation hypothesis offers an N. Punyanunt-Carter. New Pew Research Center survey findings show how people are using Facebook and what they like and dislike about the site. 1 1 Some users dislike certain aspects of Facebook, but fear of missing out on social activities (or “FOMO”) isn’t one of them.

Although much of ancient Roman life revolved around negotium (work and business), there was also time available for otium (leisure). Ranging from swimming to playing board games to attending theatre performances, athletics and forms of entertainment enjoyed by Romans in ancient times were not much different from those that exist today.

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On U.S. campuses, and half century or so after Henry Nash Smith’s. Like has become a piece of grammar: It is the source of the suffix the extent that slowly means “in a slow fashion,” as in “with the quality of slowness,” it is easy (and correct.Book Review of "High-Pop: Making Culture Into Popular Entertainment," edited by Jim Collins Article in Popular Communication 1(2) May with 16 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Thomas Brignall.

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