Revista Egitania Sciencia - Volume 4 | ARTICLE

Title: CONSIDERATIONS ON TELEVISION AND CULTURE

Author: Filomena Antunes Sobral * (filomena@esev.ipv.pt)
* Doutoranda em Artes/Tecnologias e Ciências das Artes – Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP) – Porto. Bolseira de Doutoramento da Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) e pesquisadora do Centro de Investigação em Ciências e Tecnologias das Artes (CITAR) da UCP. Mestre em Som e Imagem pela Escola das Artes da UCP. Docente na Escola Superior de Educação de Viseu.
Publication: Revista Egitania Sciencia - Volume 4

Abstract:
In a social and cultural universe in which television assumes an important role in the area of media reception, as a technical and communicational device of recognized impact on a global scale, it seems important to analyse and produce critical considerations about television, especially because, years after its appearance, television continues to elicit conflicting research results. Moreover, on a more complex level, television is involved in a more profound social and cultural process than the simple act of watching TV. Subsequently, the purpose of this paper is to consider these issues, revealing the relationship of reciprocity between television, the construction of cultural identities and the way society works.

Keywords: Television; Culture; Society




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