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  • Televisionby Raymond Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 21.95

    Television: Technology and Cultural Form was first published in 1974, long before the dawn of multi-channel TV, or the reality and celebrity shows that now pack the schedules. Yet Williams' analysis of television's history, its institutions, programmes and practices, and its future prospects, remains remarkably prescient. Williams stresses the... more...

  • 'Dear BBC'by Maire Messenger Davies

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    Discusses key controversies in the public sphere about children's relationship with the media, especially television drama. more...

  • Big Brotherby Dr Jonathan Bignell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00

    Jonathan Bignell presents a wide-ranging analysis of the television phenomenon of the early twenty-first century: Reality TV, exploring its cultural and political meanings, explaining the genesis of the form and its relationship to contemporary television production, and considering how it connects with, and breaks away from, factual and fictional... more...

  • Target - Prime Timeby Kathryn C. Montgomery

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 24.99

    Offering the first book-length exploration of network television's relations with advocacy groups, Kathryn C. Montgomery presents a comprehensive picture of the impact of organized pressure on prime-time TV. She vividly describes, for example, how the Catholic Church campaigned against Maude's abortion on the TV show, Maude; how outraged actors mobilized... more...

  • Broadcasters and Citizens in Europeby Paolo Baldi; Uwe Hasebrink

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    Broadcasting is arguably the most influential and powerful industry operating today. The media impose an inescapable presence in contemporary life and infuse all areas of public communication. But what is the quality of the relationship between ?broadcaster? and ?citizen?? Do the media and media authorities take the audience's interests seriously into... more...

  • Australian TV Bookby Graeme Turner; Stuart Cunningham

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 40.90

    A comprehensive introduction to the television industry in Australia. more...

  • Citizen Spyby Michael Kackman

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 57.00

    Looking at secret agents on television in the 1950s and 1960s, Michael Kackman explores how Americans see themselves in times of political and cultural crisis. From parodies such as The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and Get Smart to the more complicated situations of I Spy and Mission: Impossible, Kackman situates espionage television within the culture of the... more...

  • Radio’s Intimate Publicby Jason Loviglio

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 58.50

    Jason Loviglio shows how early network radio produced a new type of community marked by contradictions and tensions between public and private, mass media and democracy, and nation and family. Examining a broad range of radio programs, including Vox Pop, and FDR's Fireside Chats, Radio's Intimate Public illustrates how media space promised... more...

  • The Age of Televisionby Milly Buonanno; Jennifer Radice

    Intellect 2008; US$ 10.00

    At a stage of major change in the world of television (the coming of digital TV, multiple channels, mobile TV on cellphones) this book seeks to take stock of the impact of the advent and presence of television on daily life over the past fifty years, or slightly longer. The author takes as her standpoint, or rather places at the centre of her analysis... more...

  • Truth and Rumorsby Bill Brioux

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 40.00

    A revealing examination of the meaning of and causes behind the television rumors that circulate in our culture today more...