Good Afternoon, Good Evening, and Good Night: The Truman Show as Media Criticism

@article{Bishop2000GoodAG,
  title={Good Afternoon, Good Evening, and Good Night: The Truman Show as Media Criticism},
  author={R. Bishop},
  journal={Journal of Communication Inquiry},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={18 - 6}
}
  • R. Bishop
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Communication Inquiry
The media's impact on our lives in the past half decade has become a popular thematic centerpiece for feature films and television programs. Using cultural studies as a framework, this article explores the fascination that entertainment producers have with the role the media play in our lives through an analysis of the much heralded film, The Truman Show. Critics and moviegoers have congratulated the producers of films like The Truman Show for taking a critical look at the power of the media… Expand
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