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lifestyle format

A style of advertising based on market segmentation according to the consumption styles of particular social groups. This began to emerge in the mid 1960s following a phase of ...

lifestyle format

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A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
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12 words

... format An advertising format that reflects a target market’s lifestyle...

lifestyle format

lifestyle format  

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Media studies
A style of advertising based on market segmentation according to the consumption styles of particular social groups. This began to emerge in the mid 1960s following a phase of personalization, and ...
48 The History of the Book in America

48 The History of the Book in America   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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12,975 words
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Oxford University Press
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...has resulted as much from local as from global forces. State-wide adoption committees, especially those in Texas and California, have long wielded power over publishers by requiring that they comply with rules about representations of race, gender, environmental issues, ‘lifestyles’, and similar matters. The most controversial of such stipulations has concerned the presentation of evolution versus creationism. In the 1960s and 1970s , federally funded innovative books for use in biology, physics, and social studies courses provoked attacks from...

Women Local and Family Historians

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Joan Thirsk

The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
5,549 words
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Oxford University Press

...were the subjects on which she was asked to write. The resulting chapter silently proclaimed her resistance to this constraint, for she started with landscape, archaeological remains of the past in the present, settlement history, local industries, household economies, local lifestyles, and diet, before turning to folklore. Like many other women, she wished to build up a whole local picture, incorporating landscape and people in one view. Folklore was given a high place in women's research for sound, well‐argued reasons. Charlotte Burne regarded it not as the...

product-information format

product-information format  

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Media studies
A style of advertising that focuses primarily on the product and stresses its utility. This includes description, characteristics, benefits, price, performance, design, and construction. It tends to ...
advertising formats

advertising formats  

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Media studies
1. Widespread conventions of form and/or content that can be discerned in ads within a particular medium. Three key elements in ad formats are product, person, and setting. On television, the ...
product-symbol format

product-symbol format  

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Media studies
A style of advertising that tends to feature abstract symbolic associations (e.g. with status, glamour, beauty, or health). The product is depicted within a context, though typically natural or ...
personalization

personalization  

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Media studies
1. Functionality in media, especially websites, computers, and mobile phones, that allows users to specify their own display and content preferences: see also user-generated content; Web 2.0.2. A ...
socially oriented advertising

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
108 words

...oriented advertising ( lifestyle format ) A style of advertising based on market segmentation according to the consumption styles of particular social groups. This began to emerge in the mid 1960s following a phase of personalization , and has been seen as dominant until the mid 1980s. Such advertisements typically depict consumption in group settings on social occasions (entertaining, going out, holidays, relaxing) and product images are presented as emblematic of this (often aspirational) lifestyle . This format is particularly...

Lifestyle Journalism

Lifestyle Journalism   Reference library

Unni From

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
7,403 words

...element of lifestyle journalism is the use of specific genres. Some of the well-known genres of traditional journalism—news, interviews, and features—are also used in lifestyle journalism. Through the use of these genres, lifestyle journalism covers various lifestyle topics and provides entertainment, reflects on taste cultures and the links between consumer goods and lifestyle segments, and provides guidance for individual consumers’ private lives. Specialized genres—reviews, tests, and guides—are however distinguishing formats within the field. Both...

style

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
272 words

...that signify cultural identity and difference : for instance, the counter-hegemonic practices of youth subcultures identified by Hebdige. See also bricolage ; cognitive style ; communication style ; concept-oriented communication ; dominant code ; emergent code ; lifestyle ; residual code ; socio-oriented communication ; television viewing styles . 2. In relation to texts or artworks in any medium , the particular way in which something is represented or communicated (the manner of representation ) as distinct from its content , subject...

food photography

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Roger W. Hicks

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
497 words

...boards. And then there are a few tricks such as plastic ice‐cubes or spray‐on mist to create the impression of a cold glass, though increasingly the latter would be done with real condensation and fresh drinks. Although large formats dominated in the past, today most images are captured digitally using medium format, or even small format cameras. Although flash does not dry out the food like hot lights, mixed flash and hot lights can be useful for creating a sunny ambience, whether dawn or (more usually) the setting sun. RWH Roger W....

Codex

Codex   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
334 words

...made possible the painting of full-page miniatures. B. Atsalos , La terminologie du livre-manuscrit à l'époque byzantine (Thessalonike 1971) 88–128. C.H. Roberts , T.C. Skeat , The Birth of the Codex (London 1983). M. McCormick , The Birth of the Codex and the Apostolic Life-Style , Scriptorium 39 (1985) 150–58. Ernst Gamillscheg , Michael...

Goldin, Nan

Goldin, Nan (12 Sept 1953)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
416 words

...as a teenager in Boston, MA. Her earliest works, black-and-white images of drag queens, were celebrations of the subcultural lifestyle of the community to which she belonged. She has often said of her work that it documents an extended family, a statement testified by the informality and intimacy of her pictures. During a period of study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, she began displaying her work in the format of a slide-show, a constantly evolving project that in 1981 acquired the title (appropriated from The Threepenny Opera by ...

New York Magazine

New York Magazine   Reference library

Kara Newman

Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover’s Companion to New York City

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2016

...has thrown a spotlight on New York City’s restaurant culture for more than four decades. In general, the publication’s focus is broader than just food. As its mission, the magazine says it “covers, analyzes, comments on, and defines the news, culture, entertainment, lifestyle, fashion, and personalities that drive New York City.” New York began life in 1963 as the Sunday magazine supplement of the New York Herald Tribune newspaper, where Clay Felker was hired as a consultant. Soon after the Tribune went out of business in 1966–1967 , Felker...

Televangelism.

Televangelism.   Reference library

Randall Balmer

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
482 words

...; the talk-show format of Pat Robertson and Jim Bakker . Televangelism became immensely profitable, with many televangelists drawing in millions of dollars every year, far exceeding the budgets of entire denominations. Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) became a formidable organization, providing the foundation for his 1988 Republican party presidential campaign and his later conservative political lobby, the Christian Coalition . By the mid-1980s, however, scandal enveloped many televangelists. Bakker's flamboyant lifestyle and dreams of...

newspaper

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A Dictionary of Journalism

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
513 words

...news and advertisements, newspapers typically include soft news , features , sport reporting , photographs , cartoons , comic strips , colour pieces , lifestyle coverage , columns , leaders , reviews , TV listings, share prices, agony aunts , obituaries , readers’ letters , crosswords, competitions, horoscopes, and numerous other ingredients. As a result of this mix, a newspaper is sometimes described as a portable reading device with serendipity . Having been around for well over 300 years ( see Fleet Street ; newsbook ), newspapers began to...

Dime Novel, The

Dime Novel, The   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
635 words
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...settings alike. Highly ephemeral, easily transported, and chronicling lifestyles that differed greatly from those of their readership, they represented escape from the grueling life of the working class and of new, low-level clerical workers. At the same time, dime novels were held in almost universal contempt by librarians and educational leaders for distracting readers from uplifting, self-improving literature. In fact, however, the inexpensive, paper-covered, pamphlet-style format was also used to publish Charles Dickens , Walter Scott , James...

Sesame Street

Sesame Street   Reference library

Ryan T. Perry

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...hoping to encourage upward mobility through educational content. However, this approach elicited controversy and the creators expanded their intended audience to include a wider cross section of middle-class viewers. Sesame Street presented a variety of ethnicities and lifestyles to promote inclusiveness and to make the show relatable to a diverse audience. Sesame Street initially relied on grant funding from the Carnegie Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the federal government. With its expanding popularity, the series began to generate income from...

Televangelism

Televangelism   Reference library

Randall Balmer

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

...the talk-show format of Pat Robertson and Jim Bakker. Televangelism became immensely profitable, with many televangelists drawing in millions of dollars every year, far exceeding the budgets of entire denominations. Robertson's Christian Broadcasting Network ( CBN ) became a formidable organization, providing the foundation for his 1988 Republican Party presidential campaign and his later conservative political lobby, the Christian Coalition. By the mid-1980s, however, scandal enveloped many televangelists. Bakker's flamboyant lifestyle and dreams of...

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