To gain basic and overall knowledge of television history and culture.
This course aims to help students understand the development, the reality and the future of TV in Japan and in the world community from historical, institutional, social and cultural aspects. The course will discuss the role and the future possibility of TV in terms of promoting cross-cultural understanding.
Will be introduced in class.
Active participation in class.
Class attendance, participation in class discussions, and papers during and at the end of each semester.
１．Media and communication ２．Television in Japan ３．Television in the U.S. ４．Television in other countries ５．Television and culture ６．Programming ７．Programs and production ８．Networks, stations, and sales ９．Program distribution, import and export 10．Audience rating 11．Ethics and gender 12．Copyrights 13．Cross-cultural understanding 14．Language (sub-titles and voice-overs) 15．Tele-literacy 16．News 1 17．News 2 18．Documentaries 1 19．Documentaries 2 20．Dramas 21．Soap operas and comedies 22．News shows, "wide shows", and talk shows 23．"Variety" shows 24．Sports and sports documentaries 25．Quiz shows, reality TV and other programs 26．Cultural and informational programs 27．Children's programs 28．Educational programs 29．Commercials 30．Future of Television
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