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The New Brazilian Mediascape: Television Production in the Digital Streaming Age

Eli Lee Carter

Abstract

In this book, Eli Carter explores the ways in which the movement away from historically popular telenovelas toward new television and internet series is creating dramatic shifts in how Brazil imagines itself as a nation, especially within the context of an increasingly connected global mediascape. For more than half a century, South America’s largest over-the-air network, TV Globo, produced long-form melodramatic serials that cultivated the notion of the urban, upper-middle-class white Brazilian. Carter looks at how the expansion of internet access, the popularity of web series, the rise of in ... More

Keywords: telenovelas, Brazil, TV Globo, global mediascape, web series

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781683401834
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683401834.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eli Lee Carter, author