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More Than Meets the Eye: defining “quality” in public service television

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in Articles-Blog | 0 comments

©2012 Wade Rowland What do we mean when we talk about “quality” in television? Is there such a thing as a “good” television, or radio programming, in the sense of its having transcendent moral and aesthetic value? Is it possible for a program to be “good” even if its audience dislikes it, or is indifferent to it? Or are these kinds of value judgements entirely subjective? Is it the case that if you like a program, it’s ipso facto “good?” If a program draws a large and enthusiastic audience, surely that rules out the possibility that it the program might be bad. These are...

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