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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 114.99
People have worried for many years about the concentration of private power over the media, as evidenced by controversy over Federal Communication Commission rulings on broadcast ownership limits. The fear, it seems, is of a media mogul with a political agenda: a new William Randolph Hearst who could help start wars or run for political office using... more...
- Simon & Schuster 1997; US$ 18.00
It was the end of an era. It was a turbulent, colorful, and altogether remarkable period, four short years in which America?s most popular industry reinvented itself. Here is the epic story of the transition from silent films to talkies, that moment when movies were totally transformed and the American public cemented its love affair with Hollywood.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 32.00
This book combines multiple theoretical approaches to provide a fresh perspective on Bollywood?just as a Bollywood film that transgresses multiple genres?and challenges the homogenizing tendencies in much of the ongoing scholarship in the area. It covers five areas of controversial theorization: the religious frame, the musical frame, the subaltern... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 14.09
And Now on Radio 4 offers an enthusiast's guide to the shows that have made Radio 4 what it is, and also explores some of the wonderful corners of the network's history that are long forgotten by all but a few. Who, for instance, now recalls Ronnie Barker's starring role on Radio 4 in a sophisticated cabaret-cum-sketch-show called Lines from My... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 26.78
Jo Whiley is someone millions of us recognise but very few of us know. Jo's a mother, sister, DJ, wife and music-industry insider who throughout her career - and in an age of fleeting celebrity - has earned the respect of her peers and fans by simply being herself and for her constant enthusiasm, be it for established rock 'n roll royalty or emerging... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
The period between the two world wars is often named "the golden age of the cinema" in Britain. This definitive and entertaining book on the cinema and cinema-goers of the era is herewith reissued with a new Introduction.Jeffrey Richards, described by Philip French as "a shrewd critic, a compulsive moviegoer, and a professional historian", tells the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 14.95
Iranian cinema is today widely recognized not merely as a distinctive national cinema, but as one of the most innovative in the world. Established masters like Abbas Kiarostami and Mohsen Makhmalbaf have been joined by newcomers like Samira Makhmalbaf, Majid Majidi, Ja?far Panahi and Bahman Qobadi, and their films are screened to increasing acclaim... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
Fi Glover is a bit of a traveller. She loves hotels, air stewardesses and fluffy towelling robes, but above all, she loves radio. One night, whilst recording BBC 2's Travel Show, she found herself in the far reaches of Texas, suffering from a night of line-dancing and an over-enthusiastic radio DJ. She started to wonder about all the places she'd ended... more...
- Penguin Random House New Zealand 2011; US$ 18.55
Bestselling hilarious memoir from New Zealand's most controversial media star. Paul Henry is a natural-born story teller who spins a great yarn, and who says, 'I'll apologise for hurting people's feelings but I'll never apologise for being outrageous'.Paul Henry is a natural-born story teller who spins a great yarn, and who says, 'I'll apologise... more...