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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
Convenient, entertaining, and provocative, talk radio today is unapologetically ideological. Focusing on Rush Limbaugh?the medium's most influential talk show?Rushed to Judgment systematically examines the politics of persuasion at play on our nation's radio airwaves and asks a series of important questions. Does listening to talk radio change the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 182.00
The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio presents the very best biographies of the internationally acclaimed three-volume Encyclopedia of Radio in a single volume. It includes more than 200 biographical entries on the most important and influential American radio personalities, writers, producers, directors, newscasters, and network executives.... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 34.95
Media, Mobilization, and Human Rights investigates the assumption that exposure to human rights violations in countries far away causes people to respond with activism. Including case studies on the impact of media images on humanitarian intervention in Somalia, the influence of celebrity activism, and the role of social media, this collection presents... more...
- Eye Books 2010; US$ 9.99
Waseem Mahmood lost almost everything when his brother broke a confidence and filed a story in the world's highest circulating tabloid newspaper, the News of the World . He feared he would never work in broadcast media again, and history intervened with the events of 9/11, the attack on Afghanistan, and the fall of the Taliban. Headed by Mahmood,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 219.95
The book traces the history of a famous non-specialized commercial radio station, through from its beginnings in trans-frontier broadcasting in the 1930s to its enviable position at the heart of a Europe-wide multi-media empire. Indeed, part of the book relates to rivalry with the BBC and other European broadcasters before and after the Second... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
What became of radio after its Golden Age ended about 1960? Not long ago Arbitron found that almost 93 percent of Americans age 12 and older are regular radio listeners, a higher percentage than for those turning to television, magazines, newspapers, or the Internet. But the sounds they hear now don't resemble those of radio's heyday when it... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00
Since the rise of film and television, radio has continued to evolve and any understanding of the development of radio depends on closely examining the artistic ventures that preceded commercial acceptance. Daniel Gilfillan offers a cultural history that explores these aspects of the medium by focusing on German radio broadcasting, providing a context... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 16.99
A timely cannon blast at the right-wing media machine and how it subverts the principles of democratic representation Talk radio has done an end run around the voting populace. With Rush Limbaugh now the unofficial leader of the Republican Party and the far right controlling the five major syndicates, conservatives have a disproportionate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
'... a highly imaginative and often very entertaining book ... which ... probably says more than any other available text about the limitations and possibilities of present forms of radio.' Professor Laurie Taylor on the first edition of Understanding Radio Understanding Radio is a fully revised edition of a key radio textbook. Andrew Crisell... more...