Television annotated bibliography Essay

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Work cited Weigel, Russell H. “American Television and Conventionality.” The Journal of Psychology, 94 (1976): 253-255. Web. 10/21/2014

Bowling for Columbine. Dir. Michael Moore. Perf. Michael Moore, 2002. Film.

Huss, John. Rev. of Science on American Television: A History by Marcel Chotkowoski LaFollette, The Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol. 89, No. 3 (Sep., 2014): 257. JSTORE. Web. 10/21/2014.

Flack, Michelle M. “Television in our lives: Then and Now.” Quest Winter, Vol. 10. 2 (2008): Web. 10/21/2014.

Grindstaff, Laura. & Turow, Joseph. “Television Sociology in the ‘New TV’ Age.” Annual Review of sociology, Vol. 32 (2006): 103-125. JSTORE. Web. 10/20/2014.

Brunsdon, Charlotte. “Is Television Studies History?” Cinema Journal, Vol 47. No. 3 (spring, 2008): 127-137. JSTORE. Web. 10/21/2014.

Lotz, Amanda D. “What Is U.S. Television Now?” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Vol. 625 (Sep., 2009): 49-59. JSTORE. Web. 10/21/2014.

Collins, Kathleen. “Television and American Culture.” Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 87.2 (Summer 2010): 447-448. ProQuest. Web. 10/21/2014

Wik, Reynold M. Rev, of The Great Television Race: A History of the American Television Industry. 1925-1941 by Author Joseph H. Udelson. The Public Historian, Vol. 7, No 1 (Winter. 1985): 79-81. JSTORE. Web. 10/21/2014.

Lowe, Denise. Women and American Television. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, Inc., 1999. Print.
Annotated Bibliography

Bowling for Columbine. Dir. Michael Moore. Perf. Michael Moore, 2002. Film. The movie Bowling for Columbine, winner of the Academy Award for Best Documentary and also the winner of the Best Foreign Film of the Cesar Awards- The French Oscars. Directed by Michael Moore, filmmaker, journalist, author and political activist. In this movie Michael expressed his thesis of how television nowadays in The United States of America is causing fear in people. He claims that U.S. Television is made to create fear in people. And “How American society is based in ‘fear and consumption’.” He present his thesis by comparing the kind of programs showed in Canada Television between the programs showed in U.S. Television.

Huss, John. Rev. of Science on American Television: A History by Marcel Chotkowoski Lafollette, the Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol. 89, No. 3 (Sep., 2014): 257. JSTORE. Web. 10/21/2014. A review of Science on American Television: A History. Book by Marcel Chotkowoski LaFollette by John Huss who has a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science in The University of Chicago. It starts exposing the idea of television itself as a “type of scientific instrument, a publicly available telescope allowing us to view events distant from us in space and time.” And explains us a little bit about one problem that it is presented when scientist and television producers have mad for uneasy bedfellows. However, this source did not helped me a lot, because it just explained the book, not the idea.

Flack, Michelle M. “Television in our lives: Then and Now.” Quest Winter, Vol. 10. 2 (2008): Web. 10/21/2014. This research presented by Michelle M. Falck, Professor of the Old Dominion University. Published by Quest. Exposed the idea of how television has changed through the years. How in the old times something was shown because it “represented a significant development in the cultural landscape of the time.” And it also present the idea of the television nowadays not only having “nothing but garbage” but also having sophisticated programs. Michelle expressed how Gary R. Edgerton and Jeffrey P. Jones, said that “when you are talking about programming 24/7, 52 week a year,…