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Subject to Change : Guerrilla Television Revisited

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This is a history of "guerilla television", a form of TV that was part of the larger alternative media tide which swept across the USA in the 1960s. Inspired by the fracturing issues of that decade, as well as the theories and writings of people such as Marshall McLuhan, Tom Wolfe, and Hunter S. Thompson, guerilla television put forth "utopian" programming in an effort to change the structure of information in America.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 497.65g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 16 pp halftones
  • 0195110544
  • 9780195110548
  • 1,695,338

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the book demonstrates well the impotance of the guerrilla television movement's history at this moment. * Heather Osborne, Screen *show more

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'Subject to Change is destined to change the subject of documentary history. Boyle astutely navigates the virtually unmined, volatile territory of guerrilla television: new technologies, media collectives, organizational in-fighting, funding struggles, network deals, the counterculture, the new left, cable access, budgets, community media, actual productions, editing debates, and the cast of major and minor players.'show more

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