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New Public Spheres: The Digital Age and Big Brother

  • Keyan G. Tomaselli
  • Ruth E. Teer-Tomaselli
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Series in International Political Communication book series (PIPC)

Abstract

“Reality Television,” a novelty only a few years ago, is now an entrenched genre, and has been afforded the same status as long-established formats such as soap operas and sitcoms (cf. Hill 2002; Mathijs and Jones 2004; Tincknell and Raghuram 2002). Our own study attempts to examine the way in which ordinary people, politicians, civil society, and religious organizations have responded to these programs.

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Public Sphere African Unity Reality Television Public Service Broadcasting Inaugural Lecture 
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© Okoth Fred Mudhai, Wisdom J. Tettey, and Fackson Banda 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Keyan G. Tomaselli
  • Ruth E. Teer-Tomaselli

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