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Media spectacle

by Douglas Kellner

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mass media and culture -- United States.,
    • Popular culture -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDouglas Kellner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP94.65.U6 K45 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3568182M
      ISBN 100415268281, 041526829X
      LC Control Number2002068185

      Book Description State University of New York Press 10/10/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Global Media Spectacle: News War Over Hong Kong. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this sellerPrice Range: $ - $ The book documents how Trump’s rise to global celebrity and now political power is bound up with his use of media spectacle and how his use of authoritarian populism has created a mass movement beyond his presidency and a danger to the traditions of U.S. democracy as well as economic security and world peace."Brand: Sense Publishers.

      Book Description. Douglas Kellner's Media Spectacle and the Crisis of Democracy: 9/11, the War on Iraq, and Election investigates the role of the media in the momentous political events of the past four years. Media Spectacle is a brilliant dissection of contemporary society; its ongoing appetite for scandal, tragedy and perversion; and the new technologies and media that strive to feed this immense hunger. This is cultural criticism and media analysis at its best/10(12).

      The case became a spectacle of race, gender, class and violence, bringing in elements of domestic melodrama, crime drama and legal drama. According to cultural critic and scholar Douglas Kellner, the Simpson case was just one example of what the author calls 'media spectacle' -- a form of media culture that puts contemporary dreams, nightmares. A Breathtaking Spectacle. likes 25 talking about this. A Breathtaking Spectacle is a three part book series based on the life and exploits of U.S Troop Carrier Groups of Followers:


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"Media Spectacle" presents Douglas Kellner's critique of contemporary high-tech, media-driven society which, he proposes, is dominated by the phenomenon of spectacle. The whole notion of "spectacle" as the dominant mode of capitalist/consumerist society is by no means original to Kellner.

His analysis seems inspired in part by the philosophy of Cited by: During the mids, the O.J. Simpson murder trial dominated the media in the United States and were circulated throughout the world via global communications networks. The case became a spectacle of race, gender, class and violence, bringing in elements of domestic melodrama, crime drama and legal drama.

According to this fascinating new book, the Simpson case was. Book Description. During the mids, the O.J. Simpson murder trial dominated the media in the United States and were circulated throughout the world via global communications networks.

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Simpson trial, the Death of Princess Diana, or the sex or murder scandal of the Size: KB. The case became a spectacle of race, gender, class and violence, bringing in elements of domestic melodrama, crime drama and legal drama. According to this fascinating new book, the Simpson case was just During the mids, the O.J.

Simpson Media spectacle book trial dominated the media in the United States and Media spectacle book circulated throughout the world via /5(12). 1 In the contemporary era, media spectacle organizes and mobilizes economic life, political conflict, social interactions, culture, and everyday life.

My recently published book Media Spectacle explores a profusion of developments in hi-tech culture, media-driven society, and spectacle politics. Spectacle culture involves everything from film and broadcasting to Internet.

In this book, I undertake studies of key media spectacles of the present age in order to illuminate transformations and defining features of the contemporary economy, polity, society, and culture in the new Size: 85KB.

The case became a spectacle of race, gender, class and violence, bringing in elements of domestic melodrama, crime drama and legal drama. According to this fascinating new book, the Simpson case was just one example of what the author calls 'media spectacle' - a form of media culture that puts contemporary dreams, nightmares, fantasies and Book Edition: 1st Edition.

According to this fascinating new book, the Simpson case was just one example of what the author calls 'media spectacle' - a form of media culture that puts contemporary dreams, nightmares, fantasies and values on display.

The book documents how Trump’s rise to global celebrity and now political power is bound up with his use of media spectacle and how his use of authoritarian populism has created a mass movement beyond his presidency and a danger to the traditions of U.S.

democracy as well as economic security and world peace."Price: $ Media Spectacle. DOI link for Media Spectacle. Media Spectacle book. Media Spectacle. DOI link for Media Spectacle. Media Spectacle book. By Douglas Kellner.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 29 August Pub. location London. Imprint : Douglas Kellner.

Buy This Book in Print summary Focusing on the global media coverage of Hong Kong’s transfer from Britain to China, Global Media Spectacle explores how the world media plan, operate, compete, and produce a historical record during significant global by:   Table of Contents.

Introduction: The Triumph of the Media Spectacle The Rise of Media Spectacle Media Spectacles of the Contemporary MomentGuy Debord and The Society of the SpectacleIn This Book Chapter 1: Barack Obama, the Power Elite and Media Spectacle Media Spectacle, Celebrity, and Contemporary U.S.

PoliticsMedia Spectacle in Election Politics Author: Douglas Kellner. Explaining the Donald Trump phenomenon is a challenge that will occupy critical theorists of U.S. politics for years to come.

Firstly, Donald Trump won the Republican primary contest and is now a contender in the U.S. Presidential Election because he is the master of media spectacle, which he has deployed to create resonant images of himself in his business career, in/5.

Get this from a library. Media spectacle. [Douglas Kellner] -- During the mids, the O.J. Simpson murder trials dominated the media in the United States and were circulated throughout the world via global communications networks.

The case became a spectacle. During the mids, the O.J. Simpson murder trial dominated the media in the United States and were circulated throughout the world via global communications networks. The case became a spectacle of race, gender, class and violence, bringing in elements of domestic melodrama, crime drama and Price: $ The Society of the Spectacle (French: La société du spectacle) is a work of philosophy and Marxist critical theory by Guy Debord, in which the author develops and presents the concept of the book is considered a seminal text for the Situationist movement.

Debord published a follow-up book Comments on the Society of the Spectacle in Author: Guy Debord. Preface and Acknowledgements. Media Culture and the Triumph of the Spectacle 2. Commodity Spectacle: McDonald's as global culture 3.

The Sports Spectacle, Michael Jordan, and Nike 4. Megaspectacle: The O.J. Simpson murder trial 5. TV Spectacle: Aliens, conspiracy and biotechnology in The X-Files 6.

A Publishers Weekly review of Grand Theft Media Spectacle and a Stolen Election was positive, though it concluded that the book's end result is "somewhat formless and unfocused." Although the review praised some aspects, notably Kellner's highlighting of some conservative ideological inconsistencies, it lamented that Kellner's "sporadic Era: 20th/21st-century philosophy.

According to this fascinating new book, the Simpson case was just one example of what the author calls 'media spectacle' - a form of media culture that puts contemporary dreams, nightmares, fantasies and values on display. Through the analysis of several such media spectacles - including Elvis, The X Files, Michael Jordan, and the Bill Clinton.

Events and Media Spectacle. This chapter, as with others in this book, draws. upon the case study approach within which to. present a nar rative of depth and focus (Yin,Author: Matt Frew. About Media Spectacle and Insurrection, For the inaugural book in our Critical Adventures in New Media series, Douglas Kellner elaborates upon his well known theory which explores how media spectacle can be used as .Book Editor(s): P.

David Marshall. Search for more papers by this author. Sean Redmond. Search for more papers by this author. In the contemporary era of media politics, the role of image and media spectacle has played an always expanding significant role in presidential politics and other domains of society.

This chapter suggests some of Cited by: 3.