Media Events

Some articles on media events, media:

Daniel Dayan - Bibliography
1983 Media Events ... A la Recherche du Public Reception, Television, Media ... Media, Culture Society ...
Benefit Concerts and Para-social Interaction
... As media events, benefit concerts are widely broadcasted and seen by millions of people ... Dayan and Katz suggest that media events are an expression of a “neo-romantic desire for heroic action”, meaning that media events produce leaders who inspire collective action with belief in the “power ... interaction as “the apparent familiarity between media personalities and audiences” ...
Benefit Concert - As Media Events
... Media scholars Dayan and Katz classify benefit concerts as “media events” shared experiences that unite viewers with one another and their societies ... In fact, in their book Media Events The Live Broadcasting of History, the authors suggest that the song synonymous with the Live Aid benefit concert, “We Are the World,” might ... Dayan and Katz define media events as shared experiences that unite viewers and call their attention to a particular cause or occasion ...

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