The revolution has been televised: Why TV has always been entertaining
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The revolution has been televised: Why TV has always been entertaining

Currently, we’re all being completely spoiled by what many are referring to as the golden age of television.  Streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon, for instance, have been providing addictive original television which has helped to facilitate procrastination on an industrial scale. Due to the quality of current shows, whenever I sit down to … Continue reading

YouTube Binge | American Public-Access Television
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YouTube Binge | American Public-Access Television

In 1969, television around the world was still a nascent form of entertainment.  Already though, disillusionment was being expressed with what was being offered by the elites broadcasting mainstream entertainment.  In this particular year, an alternative form of televisual programming in the US was introduced as a way in which to give some power back … Continue reading

TV Review | Question Time, 19/01/2017
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TV Review | Question Time, 19/01/2017

One doesn’t tend to learn much about one’s political beliefs when watching Question Time these days. Any ‘discussion’ which takes place between the panel, moderated by David Dimbleby, usually descends into ill-tempered one-upmanship and soundbite spouting, with little room for thoughtfulness or any genuine insight from either guests or audience members. For those of us … Continue reading