Audience Ethnography of Javanese Family Viewing Practice in Yogyakarta

Triwardani, Reny
December 2013
Asia-Pacific Social Science Review;Dec2013, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p144
Academic Journal
The article presents a study regarding the experience of Javanese families in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on watching television (TV) daily and their response to the TV shows. The study has investigated various Javanese families using audience ethnographic methods and recording their viewing activities. The results show that watching experience is affected by personal context and religious knowledge. It concludes that watching is a process of negotiations which involves subjective perspective.


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