TV, internet and other media

TV, internet and other media

 

How predatory profit-making warps TV series: Bro on the Global TV beat
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 09:45

How predatory profit-making warps TV series: Bro on the Global TV beat

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Dennis Broe continues his series reviewing streamed TV series, and discusses some of the ways the capitalist system affects their availability and content The Swedish series with the mysterious title Jordskott is an anomaly wrapped in an enigma. It’s really a deeply ecological series, posing as a horror/mystery thriller. The…
Twisting the truth: Bro on the Global TV beat
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Thursday, 02 April 2020 09:28

Twisting the truth: Bro on the Global TV beat

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As more people have to stay home and watch TV, Dennis Broe reviews some current TV series from the U.S., Britain and Iceland, showing how they both expose and conceal real social and economic injustice The best network series in what might be a season cut short by the coronavirus…
The Deadly Facade Of 'Democracy'
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 12:06

The Deadly Facade Of 'Democracy'

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 David Cromwell analyses the way that autocratic, runaway capitalism has corrupted the mainstream media, and why there will not, and cannot, be major changes in society without genuine public ownership and control of the media. Image: Democracy Devoured, by kennardphillips If you were mad enough to judge the state of…
Exposing the Culture of Corporate Capitalism: Bro On The Global Television Beat
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 12:08

Exposing the Culture of Corporate Capitalism: Bro On The Global Television Beat

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Dennis Broe introduces the first instalment of Bro on the Global Television Beat, a new series of TV criticism that covers the best in streaming and Serial TV programmes for British and U.S audiences Episode 1: Steven Knight’s A Christmas Carol: Dickens in the Age of Neoliberalism Steven Knight is…
500 programmes and nothing to watch: Top Ten TV series of 2019
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 20:52

500 programmes and nothing to watch: Top Ten TV series of 2019

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Dennis Broe reviews the best TV Series of 2019 I could not fit all the series I liked this year into a Top Ten so I have what amounts to a Top 30 best series in global television. At first glance this might indicate that series are improving but let’s…
Godzilla vs. Bambi? American monopoly capitalism vs. European public service broadcasting
Monday, 15 July 2019 13:36

Godzilla vs. Bambi? American monopoly capitalism vs. European public service broadcasting

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Dennis Broe reports from the recent Fontainebleau conference on series TV, and the growing conflict between American-owned media companies and European public service broadcasters The Americans are coming! The Americans are coming! This is the cry of alarm of European broadcasters, the majority of whom are part of publicly owned…
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