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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.