Ghost Whisperer's Ghost in the Machine: An example of pop cultural representation of virtual worlds

CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

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    Abstract

    Analysis of an episode of the CBS series "Ghost Whisperer" for how it depicts a) what is a virtual world and b) the tensions that are involved in discussing the uses and effects of a virtual world.  Discussion focuses on the overriding negative reception of virtual worlds in popular culture due to its positioning as an unknown

    Original languageEnglish
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Keywords

    • virtual worlds
    • text analysis
    • popular culture
    • television

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