Beyond the Box by Sharon Marie Ross
Television and the Internet

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Beyond the Box gives students and couch potatoes alike a better understanding of what it means to watch television in an era of profound technological change.
Charts the revolution in television viewing that is currently underway in living rooms across the world
Probes how the Internet’s development has altered how television is made and consumed
Looks at a range of topics and programmes - from voting practices on American Idol to online forums for Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans
Offers a fresh and innovative perspective that focuses on the shift in audience experience and how it has blurred established boundaries

About Sharon Marie Ross

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Sharon Marie Ross is Assistant Professor of television studies in the Television Department at Columbia College, Chicago, where she teaches critical analysis of TV.
Published September 28, 2009 by Wiley-Blackwell. 280 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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