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- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
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...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00
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 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...
- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 18.99
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...
- 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...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 18.92
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 umfassend mit dem Konzept... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 111.95
Changes in society, the pluralistic nature of the citizens and the geographic breadth of America preclude a common definition of what is indecent, profane, or obscene. What may appear to be 'dirty discourse' to some may be considered to be laudable satire to others. In this fascinating book, renowned media scholars and authors, Robert Hilliard and... more...