Formats: Performance and affect in talkback radio

John Anthony Tebbutt

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This article explores the relationship between performance, formats and affect (as it has been discussed by Gilles Deleuze). It connects formats with establishing audiences to be onsold to advertisers. It argues that talkback radio s cash-for- comment scandals demonstrate the relationship between media performance and corporate influence while signalling a crisis for understanding media as communication .
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)86 - 101
Number of pages16
JournalCommunication, Politics & Culture
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

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