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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
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$ 33.99
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
In her study of key serialized radio dramas broadcast from 1930 to 1943, Rea analyses the work of leading exponents of the genre against the wider backdrop of nation-building, intellectual movements and popular culture in Argentina. Grounded in archival work undertaken at the library of Argentores in Buenos Aires, Reas book recovers the contribution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95
Anyone working - or aspiring to work - as a radio or TV presenter will benefit from Jenni Mills' experience. This inspirational book and tutorial-packed CD provide unique access to the advice previously only available through her one-on-one coaching sessions. Jenni teaches how to get the best from your voice in front of the microphone through techniques... more...