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Unformatted text preview: text. Film texts are not segmented and are meant to be watched with no interruption, unlike T.V. with built in commercial break points. C. The openness of television texts is another way in which T.V. and film differ. Television texts are meant to appeal to a very large and diverse population. By having such a diverse audience, the meanings of the T.V. text must be narrowed down, as to uphold one dominate ideology. Because with a diverse audience comes diverse interpretations, allowing the meaning to be lost. Film texts do not have this problem, they usually target specific audiences and have various different themes and meanings for their audience to actively interpret them 2. It depends which social change we are referring tol...
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- Spring '08