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  • Communities of the Airby Susan Merrill Squier; Steven Wurtzler; Bruce B. Campbell; Nina Huntemann; Laurence A. Breiner

    Duke University Press 2003; US$ 23.95

    Affirms the importance of invention of radio and explores how radio creates sets of overlapping communities of the air, including those who study and theorize radio as a technological, social, cultural, and historical phenomenon. more...

  • Points on the Dialby Alexander Russo

    Duke University Press 2010; US$ 84.95

    A revisionist history of the golden age of radio reveals the diversity of production, distribution, and reception practices from the mid-1920s until the early 1950s. more...

  • Radio After the Golden Ageby Jim Cox

    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...

  • KJLH-FM and the Los Angeles Riots of 1992by Phylis Johnson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    As the only independently Black-owned radio station in South Central Los Angeles, KJLH-FM was thrust into the media spotlight in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial. During the ensuing riots, KJLH introduced the world to South Central Los Angeles as only those who lived and worked there could. Owned by musician Stevie Wonder since 1979, the station... more...

  • This Day in Network Radioby Jim Cox

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95

    For each day of the calendar, this unique work details events that have significantly affected American network radio since the mid-1920s. Entries recount occasions, practices, or decisions which left indelible marks on broadcasting (listed by date of occurrence); the debuts and cancellations of programs; and births and deaths of important people in... more...

  • American Radio Networksby Jim Cox

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00

    This history of commercial radio networks in the United States provides a wealth of information on broadcasting from the 1920s to the present. It covers the four transcontinental webs that operated during the pre-television Golden Age, plus local and regional hookups, and the developments that have occurred in the decades since, including the impact... more...

  • Women and Radioby Caroline Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Combining classic work on radio with innovative research, journalism and biography, Women and Radio offers a variety of approaches to understanding the position of women as producers, presenters and consumers as well as offering guidelines, advice and helpful information for women wanting to work in radio. Women and Radio examines the relationship... more...

  • Good Morning Afghanistanby Waseem Mahmood; Hamid Karzai

    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...

  • Good Day!by Paul Batura

    Regnery Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Good Day! , the critically-acclaimed biography about the legendary Paul Harvey, is now in paperback! In this heartwarming book, author Paul J. Batura tells the all-American story of one of the best-known radio voices in history. From his humble beginnings to his unparalleled career of more than 50 years with ABC radio, Paul Harvey narrated America's... more...

  • Biographical Dictionary of Radioby Christopher H. Sterling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    Scholarly but accessible, The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio provides an unrivaled guide to the voices behind radio for students and general readers alike. more...