Table of contents for Politicotainment : television's take on the real / edited by Kristina Riegert.

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Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction.
Kristina Riegert
Chapter 2. "Reality" and the plebiscitary industries.
John Hartley
Chapter 3. The Politics of Cultural Production: the journalistic field, television and politics.
Göran Bolin
Chapter 4. Faking Democracy: Reality TV Politics on American Candidate.
Mark Andrejevic
Chapter 5. Vote for Me: playing at politics.
Valentina Cardo and John Street
Chapter 6. "Fake" News versus "Real" News as Sources of Political Information: The Daily 
Show and Postmodern Political Reality.
Jeffrey P. Jones
Chapter 7. Brazilian telenovelas, fictionalized politics and the merchandising of social issues.
Thaïs Machado-Borges
Chapter 8
Traversing Authenticities: The West Wing President and the Activist Sheen
Sue Collins
Chapter 9. The Ideology of The West Wing: The TV Show that Wants to Be Real.
Kristina Riegert
Chapter 10. The Reagans: fiction, history or propaganda?
Rune Ottosen
Chapter 11. Storytelling for a Nation: Spielberg, Memory, and the Narration of War.
Rikke Schubart

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Television and politics -- United States.
Realism on television.