Why do young people consume TV reality shows? A case study of Mujeres y Hombres y Viceversa and the implications for Media Education

  • Authors
  • Ferrés J, Figueras-Maz M, Masanet MJ, Hafner, A
  • UPF authors
  • FIGUERAS MAZ, MÒNICA; HAFNER ., FLAVIO ANDREAS; MASANET JORDA, MARIA JOSÉ; FERRES PRATS, JOAN;
  • Type
  • Articles de recerca
  • Journal títle
  • Quaderns del CAC
  • Publication year
  • 2017
  • Volume
  • 20
  • Number
  • 43
  • Pages
  • 119-130
  • ISSN
  • 1138-9761
  • Publication State
  • Publicat
  • Abstract
  • From two focus groups and comments on the social network Twitter, an examination of university students fundamental impressions and attitudes when consuming reality television shows has led us to conclude that a reassessment is required of the parameters on which media education is based. The emergence of new technologies and new communication practices should continue to be emphasised but attention should also be paid to discoveries within neuroscience about how the brain functions when interacting with such technologies, particularly with regard to the complex interaction between reason and emotion
  • Complete citation
  • Ferrés J, Figueras-Maz M, Masanet MJ, Hafner, A. Why do young people consume TV reality shows? A case study of Mujeres y Hombres y Viceversa and the implications for Media Education. Quaderns del CAC 2017; 20(43): 119-130.