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How Pressure Groups Steer Network Television

Scholar Kathryn Montgomery says that deregulation in the late 1980s has led to the rise of different advocacy groups who seek to influence television programming, often by targeting advertisers. Her new book, Target: Prime Time, explains how both minority and religious groups have mobilized in recent years.

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The Making of Hill Street Blues

Sociologist Todd Gitlin interviews television writer Michael Kozoll during a live event at the Pacific Film Archives about the acclaimed talk show.

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