Understanding media: The celebrity in the text
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  • 2011-04-04T09:00:00.000Z
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Title Understanding media: The celebrity in the text
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  • Kylie Minogue, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman are all prominent celebrities, but how has the media created their status and how does what we read in the press influence our opinion? This free course, Understanding media: The celebrity in the text, will teach you how to analyse media texts and look at celebrity in a new light.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 04 Apr 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0">Understanding media: The celebrity in the text</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • Kylie Minogue, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman are all prominent celebrities, but how has the media created their status and how does what we read in the press influence our opinion? This unit will teach you how to analyse media texts and look at celebrity in a new light.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 04 Apr 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0">Understanding media: The celebrity in the text</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • <p>This course is concerned with the very things that we, as ordinary people, talk about as a consequence of listening to radio, watching television or reading newspapers and magazines: the programmes and articles that constitute media output. We examine the everyday <b>evidence</b> of celebrity activity – what academic media analysts call &#x2018;texts’. Texts are socially constructed assemblages of items such as spoken or written words, or pictures.</p><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/social-sciences?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">Sociology</a></span>.</p><p>This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from <i>Understanding media</i> (DA204) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/qualification/social-sciences/index.htm"> subject area</a>. </p>
  • Kylie Minogue, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman are all prominent celebrities, but how has the media created their status and how does what we read in the press influence our opinion? This free course, Understanding media: The celebrity in the text, will teach you how to analyse media texts and look at celebrity in a new light.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0">Understanding media: The celebrity in the text</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • Kylie Minogue, George Clooney, Nicole Kidman are all prominent celebrities, but how has the media created their status and how does what we read in the press influence our opinion? This unit will teach you how to analyse media texts and look at celebrity in a new light.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/society/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0" /> First published on Mon, 04 Apr 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/society/politics-policy-people/sociology/understanding-media-the-celebrity-the-text/content-section-0">Understanding media: The celebrity in the text</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • <p>This unit is concerned with the very things that we, as ordinary people, talk about as a consequence of listening to radio, watching television or reading newspapers and magazines: the programmes and articles that constitute media output. We examine the everyday <b>evidence</b> of celebrity activity – what academic media analysts call &#x2018;texts’. Texts are socially constructed assemblages of items such as spoken or written words, or pictures.</p><p>This unit is subject to <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/">Creative Commons licence</a></span> (attribution, non commercial, non derivative) (see Special Restriction in Acknowledgments accessed through &#x2018;Unit navigation’ at the top of the screen). For copyright reasons any third party materials must not be used in isolation from the unit or for any other purpose. Acknowledgements must always accompany use of unit. Any adverts contained in this unit are for the purposes of academic analysis only and do not represent any approval or endorsement by The Open University or OpenLearn.</p><p>This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from <i>Understanding media</i> (DA204) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/qualification/social-sciences/index.htm"> subject area</a>. </p>