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- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
"A notable example of radio at its best." --Back Stage/SHOOT In 1954, James Thurber wrote: "You can count on the thumb of one hand the American who is at once a comedian, a humorist, a wit, and a satirist, and his name is Fred Allen." Several decades after his death and more than forty years since his radio program left the air, Fred... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Thats some nappy-headed hos. With these now-infamous words, uttered in 2007 to describe the supposed appearance of the Rutgers womens basketball team, the radio talk show host Don Imus became the improbable focus of a heated national discussion on race, gender, and the power of language. Excoriated in the media as racist and... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 36.02
Die vorliegende Untersuchung zeigt die aktuellen Zustände des privaten Hörfunks in Deutschland auf und widmet sich den Konsequenzen von Major-Promotions im Speziellen. Im Fokus dabei stehen die beiden laut der MA Radio 2008/I reichweitenstärksten landesweiten Privatsender in Deutschland, Antenne Bayern und Radio NRW. In einem Vergleich werden die Auswirkungen... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 35.00
First Amendment rights, particularly freedom of speech, play an integral part in all modern means of communication. Howard Stern has tested the limits and pushed the boundaries of freedom of speech to the delight of some and the disgust of others. Howard Stern: A Biography explores this long-debated topic and sheds light on how one media star has made... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 25.99
Rush Limbaugh is the most prominent figure in the conservative movement today. With almost 20 million listeners every week on more than six hundred stations, Limbaugh has a larger media platform than any other individual in the nation. And this is why he is so dangerous. Despite refusing to uphold even the most basic standards of journalism,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
Human Rights and African Airwaves focuses on Nkhani Zam'maboma, a popular Chichewa news bulletin broadcast on Malawi's public radio. The program often takes authorities to task and questions much of the human rights rhetoric that comes from international organizations. Highlighting obligation and mutual... more...
- Weinstein Publishing 2011; US$ 15.00
As his legendary CNN program comes to an end, Larry King offers a behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary people he has met and befriended throughout his career, while reflecting on what it's like to see your personal life become headline news at age more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 18.00
We exist. We try to lead good, thoughtful lives. And while we all try our best, we can't avoid the startling moments, or we make mistakes and experience little shocks and embarrassments--our lesser horrors--that make us wince and come back to haunt us again and again. For Peter Smith--whose weekly essays for Minnesota Public Radio have endeared... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 95.00
This volume profiles approximately 300 African American (and a few white) performers, organizations and series broadcast during radio's "Golden Age," an era covering the years 1921 through 1955. Many of these personalities and programs are chronicled in more depth than in any previous publication, while several are covered here for the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.73
Hauptbeschreibung Seit vier Jahrzehnten ist die Krimiserie Tatort zum Sonntagabend-Ritual der Bundesbürger geworden. In über 750 Folgen begleitet sie die gesellschaftliche Entwicklung der Bundesrepublik und ist längst selbst ein Teil ihrer Geschichte geworden. Trotz dieser ungewöhnlichen Erfolgsgeschichte haben sich die Geisteswissenschaften kaum... more...