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- Zed Books 2012; US$ 34.95
What impact do mass media portrayals of atrocities have on activism? Why do these news stories sometimes mobilize people, while at other times they are met with indifference? Do different forms of media have greater or lesser impacts on mobilization? These are just some of the questions addressed in Media, Mobilization, and Human Rights, which investigates... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 25.00
Contents Acknowledgments ix A Note on Language xiii Introduction: Public Advocacy on U.S. Spanish-Language 1 Radio 1. Acoustic Allies: Early Latin-Themed and Spanish-Language 21 Radio Broadcasts, 1920s?1940s 2. Mixed Signals: Developing Bilingual Chicano Radio, 51 1960s?1980s 3. Sounds of Surveillance: U.S. Spanish-Language... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 95.00
Who were the 35 actors that performed with stars Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in radio's The Abbott and Costello Show? Do scripts survive for the old Burns and Allen shows or the children's crime fighter series The Green Hornet? Serious researchers and curious browsers interested in Golden Age radio will find a wealth of information in this... more...