Adapting Idols: Authenticity, Identity and Performance in a by Joost de Bruin, Koos Zwaan

By Joost de Bruin, Koos Zwaan

Because the first sequence of father Idol aired within the united kingdom simply over a decade in the past, Idols tv indicates were broadcast in additional than 40 international locations around the globe. In all these international locations the worldwide Idols layout has been tailored to neighborhood cultures and creation contexts, leading to a plethora of alternative models, starting from the Dutch Idols to the Pan-Arab great megastar and from Nigerian Idol to the foreign blockbuster American Idol. regardless of its all over the world good fortune and frequent journalistic assurance, the Idols phenomenon has bought merely constrained educational attention.Adapting Idols: Authenticity, id and function in an international tv layout brings jointly unique stories from students in several components of the area to spot and review the effective dimensions of Idols. As one of many world's such a lot profitable tv codecs, Idols bargains a distinct case for the research of cultural globalization. Chapters speak about how Idols indicates deal with specific nationwide or neighborhood identification politics and the way Idols is fed on through audiences in several territories. This booklet illustrates that even supposing a similar tv structure is utilized in nations everywhere in the globe, practices of version can nonetheless lead to the production of detailed neighborhood cultural items.

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Electronic Empires – Global Media and Local Resistance (London: Arnold), 177–92. Flew, T. (2006), ‘The Social Contract and Beyond in Broadcast Media Policy’, Television and New Media 7:3, 282–305. FTF (2009), Danske kvinder er blandt de mest arbejdende i Europa.

1998), ‘Capturing Value From Knowledge Assets: The New Economy, Markets for Know-how, and Intangible Assets’, California Management Review 40:3, 55–79. Towse, R. (2003), ‘Cultural Industries’, in Towse, R. ) A Handbook of Cultural Economics (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar), pp. 170–76. This page has been left blank intentionally Chapter 2 How Media System Rather Than Culture Determines National Variation: Danish Idols and Australian Idol Compared Pia Majbritt Jensen Introduction Based on a comparative analysis of the Danish and Australian adaptations of the Idols format – Idols on TV3/Danmark and Australian Idol on Channel 10, respectively – this chapter discusses explanations for variations between the two.

We never release it without a contract having been signed. (Partnerships Manager, FremantleMedia 2009) Rip-off shows fail because there is a lot more to a format than what you see on the television screen. There is a lot going on under production techniques, how you find the people, how you find the stories, how you look after the people. (Senior Manager, Worldwide Distribution, FremantleMedia 2009) In a globalized world, the key drivers of competitive advantage explaining wealth creation have been recognized as knowledge, competence and technological know-how (Teece 1998).

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