Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005)

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Based on the forthcoming book by Pepi Leistyna, Class Dismissed navigates the steady stream of narrow working class representations from American television's beginnings to today's sitcoms,... See full summary »


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Loretta Alper


Loretta Alper, Pepi Leistyna

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6 September 2017 | bettycjung
| TV defines the working class
This is a must-see documentary for the documentary film student! Great coverage about how TV reflected the American working class, but at the same time defined how the working class is viewed by the American public. It probably also explains how TV served as a balm for the working class audience that saw themselves on screen and served as a how-to primer to become part of the American Middle Class (AKA American Dream).

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31 August 2005



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