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What's it called? Class dismissed : how TV frames the working class / a project by Pepi Leistyna ; directed by Loretta Alper ; produced & written by Loretta Alper & Pepi Leistyna.
Who published it? [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
What's it like? 1 online resource (1 video file, 62 min.)
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Performers! Narrator, Ed Asner.
Helpful notes! Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2005.
What's it about? Based on the forthcoming book by Pepi Leistyna, Class Dismissed navigates the steady stream of narrow working class representation from American television's beginnings to today's sitcoms, reality shows, police dramas, and daytime talk shows. This documentary breaks important new ground in exploring wasy in which race, gender, and sexuality intersect with class, offering a complex reading of television's often one-dimensional representations. Featuring interviews with Stanley Aronowitz, Barbara Ehrenreich, Herman Gray, Robin Kelley, Pepi Leistyna, Michael Zweig, Arlene Davila, Susan Douglas, Bambi Haggins, Lisa Henderson, Andrea Press, and others.
Who'd like this? Grade 9+
Higher education.
Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Class.
Mass media -- Social aspects -- United States.
Media education.
Social classes in mass media.
Working class on television.
It's a special thing! Documentary films.
More people who helped! Alper, Loretta.
Asner, Edward.
Bolton, Julius.
Cochran, Lauren.
Garner, Kelly.
Jhally, Sut.
Latrell, Brendan.
Leistyna, Pepi.
Monahan, Thom.
Rabinovitz, David.
Sanchez, Alix.
Schuller, Frederick.
Simpson, Josiah.
Smith, Jeremy, 1972-
Kanopy (Firm)
In: Media Education Foundation Collection njcore00000000080
Special numbers! 1041530 Kanopy
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