Final reading review

Final reading review - Final reading review Lauzen &...

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Final reading review Purpose of the article o Summarize a stream of research that considers the representation of  women working behind the scenes in the film industry and on screen and  behind the scenes in the television industry. Structural approach o Gitlin and Turow suggest that the business imperatives of television  overwhelm most creative influences o Posits that the majority of producers, writers, and directors play a  relatively powerless role in the construction of the television product o Women learn gender-appropriate behaviors from television, identify with  female characters and develop parasocial relationships with female  characters, and use these characters to construct meanings about  themselves o Behind the scene workers are relatively powerless o Creative community…. Auteur approach o Movies are dominated by the personal vision of the director o directors are seen as the central and dominant influence in the final filmed  product o Television: influence by producers and writers
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2009 for the course COMM 203 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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