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Author Bianculli, David.
Title Teleliteracy : taking television seriously / David Bianculli.
Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2000.
Edition First Syracuse University Press edition.

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Series The television series.
Television series.
Subject Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States.
Visual literacy -- United States.
Television in education -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.
Description x, 315 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Edition First Syracuse University Press edition.
Note Originally published: New York : Continuum, 1992.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [296]-304) and indexes.
ISBN 0815606532 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 43684682
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction 
Pt. 1A Media Perspective1
 1Television Days3
 2Teleliteracy Pretest7
 3Mass Media and Mass Contempt23
 4Instant Replay: a Broad Look at Broadcast History41
Pt. 2A Media Manifesto63
 5TV Is Too Important to Turn Off65
 6TV Is Not a Vast Wasteland72
 7Links between TV and Violence Should Be Taken with a Grain Assault74
 8TV Can Be Literacy's Friend as Well as Its Foe78
 9Marshall McLuhan Was Right: There Is a Global Village86
 10Marshall McLuhan Was Wrong: The Medium Is Not the Message98
 11Television Deserves More Respect107
 12Some Television Is Literature - and Vice Versa138
 13Television Deserves Serious Study142
 14Teleliteracy Is Here ... So Telefriend148
Pt. 3A Media Roundtable161
 15A Serious Look at Children's Television - No Kidding164
 16Television as a Teacher184
 17The Civil War to the Gulf War197
 18Television as a Maturing Medium245
 19Television at Its Best266
 20Television as a Serious Subject280
 Conclusion288
 Bibliography296
 Index305