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NEWS AND PLEASURE
Types of news programming Prime-time network news ( ABC News, SBS World News, Ten News First, NITV News ) Commentary and current affairs ( 7.30, 4 Corners, Insiders, 60 Minutes ) News networks ( CNN, Sky News, Fox News ) News talk TV ( Q&A, Dateline, Foreign Correspondent, The Drum )
Why is news pleasurable? News programming addresses the viewer with a direct, immediate and seemingly live voice – creating a sense of inclusion Epistemophilia – news speaks to the love of knowing News encourages voyeurism on the part of the spectator – who oversees the world from a protected position
Fictive aspects of news Primary identification – with ‘live’ broadcast that gives spectators a god’s-eye position

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