A response to John Corner

Lury, Karen
September 2007
Screen;Autumn2007, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p371
Academic Journal
The article presents a response to a discussion concerning the issue of television criticism. It pointed out that television criticism should be dealt not just in how it works but also in its difference from other kinds of art criticism. It is stated that television studies allow anyone to engage with or reflect upon the meaning, emotion or play of texts in ways that could not acknowledge the personal, social and sentimental expression of knowledge and pleasure. The production contexts, institutional practices and policies, audience response and history are the reasons why television matters and makes meaning.


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