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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99
This book focuses on how various police and police-adjacent agencies present investigations of rape, treat and discuss rape victims, and help to create a lens through which audience members view rape in the real world. The programs discussed in this volume include program The Good Wife, CSI , NCIS, Law & Order SVU , The Closer , and Criminal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95
How does television function within society? Why have both its programmes and its audiences been so widely denigrated? Taking inspiration from Richard Hoggarts classic study The Uses of Literacy , John Hartleys new book is a lucid defence of the place of television in our lives, and of the usefulness of television studies. Hartley re-conceptualizes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95
Radio Drama brings together the practical skills needed for radio drams, such as directing, writing and sound design, with media history and communication theory. Challenging the belief that sound drama is a 'blind medium', Radio Drama shows how experimentation in radio narrative has blurred the dividing line between fiction and reality in modern... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
Producing for TV and Video is a must-read for anyone interested in a career in TV production. This comprehensive book explains the role of the TV producer in detail, including in-depth descriptions of a producer's day-to-day duties and tasks and a big picture overview of the production process in general and how the producer fits in. Complete with... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 36.95
Programme Making for Radio offers trainee radio broadcasters and their instructors focused practical guidelines to the professional techniques applied to the making of radio shows, explaining how specific radio programmes are made and the conventions and techniques required to produce them. This book describes how and why these methods are applied... more...
- 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...