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  • Media, Mobilization, and Human Rightsby Tristan Anne Borer

    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...

  • The History of a Popular European Radio Stationby Denis Maréchal; Christopher Todd

    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 1930’s 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...

  • 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...

  • Radioby John Mowitt

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    In a wide-ranging, cross-cultural, and transhistorical assessment, John Mowitt examines radio?s central place in the history of twentieth-century critical theory. A communication apparatus that was a founding technology of twentieth-century mass culture, radio drew the attention of theoretical and philosophical writers such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Walter... 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...

  • Sounds of Belongingby Dolores Ines Casillas

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    The last two decades have produced continued Latino population growth, and marked shifts in both communications and immigration policy. Since the 1990s, Spanish- language radio has dethroned English-language radio stations in major cities across the United States, taking over the number one spot in Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, and New York City. Investigating... more...