Essay plan about Television and Screen Assemblage

Еssаy Рlаn Аbоut Теlеvisiоn Аnd Sсrееn Аssеmblаgе

Thesis Statement

Television and screen assemblage should be considered as a major driver in culture change because the thematic presentation in the television shows are isolating in nature to draw lines between generations (Rizzo, 2015).

Assemblage

Television assemblage as defined by various scholars can refer to articulations of:

  • Assemblage according Rizzo, 2015, can refer to group of people that perceive the television as a multiplatform for different forms of engagement.

  • Theorizing of multiplatform through exploration of devices and texts presented over the television to develop meanings by analyzing the configuration of the modified functionalities and capacities displayed (Goggin, 2009).

  • Ongoing organizational process involved technology and meaning to appeal to populations through creating sensations.

  • Recreating social setting through designing new habits and kinds of practice (Wise, 2006).

Example 1

Description

Television audiences being restructured to involve isolated people through designing personalized television shows to appeal to specific individuals or a group of people (Fuller, 2015).

Proposition

Is the new development in media especially television assemblage producing new social relations amongst the audiences that are monitored through their activities over the internet or usage of certain applications on their devices like smartphones or IPads and the presentation of the television over personal devices?

Conclusion

The television assemblages have been over a period of time redesigned to identify with various aspects of the media that is presented over the television to form an emotional sensation with the media and therefore it has become easy for the presenters to create isolating programs to suit each individual which has resulted in new social relations (Wise, 2006)
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References

Fuller, G. (2015). Meta: aesthetics of the media assemblage. Platform: journal of media and communication, 6, 73-85.

Goggin, G. (2009). Assembling media culture: The case of mobiles. Journal of Cultural Economy, 2(1-2), 151-167.

Rizzo, T. (2015). FCJ-177 Television Assemblages. The Fibreculture Journal, (24 2015: Images and Assemblages).

Wise, M. (2006). Cultural studies and communication technology. LA Livingstone, The Handbook of New Media, 141-162.

Example 2

Description

Advancements in television assemblage have entirely focused on satisfying the viewers; interest in the media presented (Fuller, 2015).

Proposition

What was the essence of creating gendered biasness in the “True Detector” television show in respect to developing the plot to relate with real life?

Conclusion

The essence of demonstrating gender biasness in “True Detector” was to satisfy the viewers’ interest in violence through cultural values (Groening, 2014).

Reference

Fuller, G. (2015). Meta: aesthetics of the media assemblage. Platform: journal of media and communication, 6, 73-85.

Groening, S. (2014). Transnational Television History: a comparative approach. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 34(3), 467-469.

Example 3

Description

The television and screen assemblage is dynamic in nature as it goes through a series of changes over a period of time (Wise, 2006).

Proposition

The organization of the television and screen presentation is undergoing restructuring due to people’s interest in attaining agency in order to determine what happens in each individual’s space (Wise, 2006).

Conclusion

The reorganization of the assemblage determines the individual’s interest for privacy and what one does with the personal space created by the television and screen (Jarrahi, 2014).

Reference

Wise, M. (2006). Cultural studies and communication technology. LA Livingstone, The Handbook of New Media, 141-162.

Jarrahi, M. H. (2014). Examining Practice, Structural, and Interpretive Dimensions of Technology Assemblages: The Case of Social Technology Use by Knowledge Workers. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 51(1), 1-10.