Media Literacy

Genres




|
genre2_anima.gif (58914 bytes)

Each medium produces a variety of GENRES. GENRE refers to particular types of media content. GENRE can be divided into three basic types: those that inform, persuade, or entertain. The medium of television offers several genres to the American public. Within these categories fall everything that the American public views, be it comedies, drama, documentaries, news, soap operas, talk shows, advertising, etc.