A critical appraisal on the societal effects of television magazine programs in Turkey

Çakar, Mehmet
This thesis analyzes the contents of the Turkish magazine programs to explore as if the contents feed anti- establishment feelings or reinforce the existing hegemony in the society. The theses also traces the audience attitudes and beliefs towards the magazine programs in Turkey. The results suggested that programs do not represent any threat to the existing hegemony. On the contrary, it is more plausible to suggest that they represent a serious support to the existing order. The audience reactions revealed an oppositional attitude towards such programs in general which shows differences in terms of gender, education, political views, father's education level and hours of TV watching.


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M. Çakar, “A critical appraisal on the societal effects of television magazine programs in Turkey,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2004.