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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Online Small-Screen Cinema

Paola Voci.

in The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas

April 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Television. 8759 words.

This chapter examines online small-screen cinema (i.e., movies that are viewed almost exclusively on the web, are made with small recording/viewing devices, and are mostly characterized by...

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From catch-up TV to online TV: digital broadcasting and the case of BBC iPlayer

Paul Grainge and Catherine Johnson.

in Screen

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 10440 words.

Perspective

Abigail de Kosnik.

in The Survival of Soap Opera

November 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 956 words.

This chapter presents QueenEve’ views about the role of soap fan communities in resisting the direction of their shows and providing greater pleasure for fans through community online...

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Hanging on by a Common Thread

Julie Porter.

in The Survival of Soap Opera

November 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 2915 words.

This chapter details the author’s own experiences with online fandom through the shifting nature of the soap opera industry. The author describes how soap fans bond online through Internet...

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The Evolution of the Fan Video and the Influence of YouTube on the Creative Decision-Making Process for Fans

Emma F. Webb.

in The Survival of Soap Opera

November 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5276 words.

This chapter examines the development of video production and editing practices among General Hospital (GH) fans in a study of how fans use YouTube to distribute historic soap opera...

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As the World Turns’ Luke and Noah and Fan Activism

Roger Newcomb.

in The Survival of Soap Opera

November 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 3117 words.

This chapter focuses on fans of the popular As the World Turns’ gay couple Luke and Noah (known to fans as “Nuke”). Luke’s coming out and the development of Noah and Luke as a couple...

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The ‘Zooniverse’ and other (furnished) comic worlds

Leon Hunt.

in Cult British TV comedy

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 6414 words.

According to Umberto Eco, the cult text must provide a ‘completely furnished world so that its fans can quote characters and episodes as if they were aspects of the fan’s sectarian world.’...

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Television’s Paradigm (Time)Shift

Todd M. Sodano.

in Time in Television Narrative

July 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5297 words.

This chapter explores temporal differences between yesterday’s linear television viewing and today’s post-network consumption practices. As modes of content distribution have evolved, so...

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Lost in Time?

Lucy Bennett.

in Time in Television Narrative

July 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5106 words.

Lost is credited with jumpstarting the narrative trend of experimental temporality. The series used experiments with time as an important part of its structure, employing...

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Post[ed]structuralism?

Sherra Schick.

in Stories of Oprah

December 2009; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 5765 words.

This chapter, which examines the kind of online community that is created by and for The Oprah Winfrey Show viewers, shows that on Oprah.com, Winfrey’s mission is at the center of the...

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“What the Hell Does TIIC Mean?”

Elana Levine.

in The Survival of Soap Opera

November 2010; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Television. 8067 words.

This chapter presents an overview of the soaps’ range of online enterprises. It considers the fact that soap audiences have criticized many of these steps, demanding that writers,...

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Art of Confession

Christopher Grobe.

November 2017; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Television. 320 pages.

What do midcentury “confessional” poets have in common with today’s reality TV stars? An inexplicable urge to make their lives an open book, but also a sense that this book can never be...

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Walt Disney

Eddy Von Mueller.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online November 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 14556 words.

Few figures of the 20th century have made so deep and indelible an impact on world culture as Walt Disney. Few people have direct knowledge of Walter Elias Disney’s life, his precise...

David Lynch

Richard Martin.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online November 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 4952 words.

David Lynch (b. 1946) is among the most significant filmmakers alive today, with a cultural influence stretching far beyond cinema. Although resistant to precise definition, the term...

Remixing Period Drama: The Fan Video and the Classic Novel Adaptation

Chris Louttit.

in Adaptation

August 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 7952 words.

This article examines the various types of fan videos inspired by the nineteenth-century classic novel adaptation trend that can be found on online platforms and sharing sites. These works,...

Cinema and Media Studies

Edited by Krin Gabbard.

P ublished online October 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Soap Operas

Abigail De Kosnik.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 18358 words.

This bibliography on “soap operas” focuses on US daytime serial dramas, which are distinct from other national soap opera/radionovela/telenovela broadcasting traditions. US soap operas are...

YouTube

Jean Burgess.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online October 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 5001 words.

Originally launched in 2005 with a focus on user-generated content, YouTube has become the dominant platform for online video worldwide, and an important location for some of the most...

Fan Studies

Henry Jenkins.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 15783 words.

Fan studies is a field of scholarly research focused on media fans and fan cultures. Fans might be broadly defined as individuals who maintain a passionate connection to popular media,...

Cinephilia

Annie Fee.

in Cinema and Media Studies

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Media Studies; Film; Radio; Television. 12002 words.

The French term cinéphile can be traced back to the heyday of French film production in the early 1910s just before the outbreak of World War I. The Parisian film press used cinéphile to...