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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The dictionary section, made up of more than 500 cross-referenced entries, provides brief vignettes of the more popular and also less well-known 'soaps,' among them Back Stage Wife, Our Gal Sunday, Pepper Young's Family and The Guiding Light. Other entries evoke those who brought these programs to life: the actors, announcers, scriptwriters, networks,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of British Radio relates the history of this medium through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on the BBC and other companies, many of the specific stations, the more memorable programs and those who wrote for or appeared on them, and the administrative and technical... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 7.99
An autobiography of radio megastar James Whale, a man who, for over thirty years, has never been afraid to say the unsayable. It charts James' rise to the top from his Surrey childhood, through his humble beginnings in local radio, via the self-titled TV show which made his name, to his status as late-night king of the airwaves. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Beyond Powerful Radio is a complete guide†to becoming a powerful broadcast communicator†on radio or internet! This†how-to cookbook is for†broadcasters who want to learn the craft and improve.†This practical and easy-to-read book, filled with bullet lists, offers techniques to†learn everything from how to produce and host a show, to news gathering,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00
The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio presents the very best biographies of the internationally acclaimed three-volume Encyclopedia of Radio in a single volume. It includes more than 200 biographical entries on the most important and influential American radio personalities, writers, producers, directors, newscasters, and network executives.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
"Top 40" was the pre-eminent American radio format of the 1950s and 1960s. Although several radio station group owners offered their own versions of the format, the AM stations owned by Todd Storz and his father were acknowledged as the principle developers of Top 40 radio, and the prime movers in making it a nationwide ratings and revenue... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Using conversation analysis to explore the nature of argument, asymmetry, and power on talk radio, this book focuses on the interplay between the structures of talk in interaction and the structures of participation on talk radio. In the process, it demonstrates how conversation analysis may be used to account for power as a feature of institutional... more...