Platform Papers 21: Television


ISBN: 9780980563214
Author: Ian David
Publication Date: 1/07/2009
Edition: Standard
Publisher: Currency House
Extent: 246pp.
Availability: Available


Television holds the power to blend truth, scandal and daily information into a re-enactment of life that reinforces popular prejudice in the face of common sense. Or it can cut through, inform and inspire, connect the world and assauge isolation. TV screenwriter and multi-award-winning author, Ian David, shows how editing can distort and simplify; how management dictates the culture, how unregulated TV can destroy a society. Where is television heading and what is driving our dependence?

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