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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 36.99
Drawing on cultural theory and interviews with fans, cast members, and producers, this book places the reality TV trend within a broader social context, tracing its relationship to the development of a digitally enhanced, surveillance-based interactive economy and to a savvy mistrust of mediated reality in general. Surveying several successful reality-TV... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book is a critical cultural studies analysis of the CW?s hit teen television drama Gossip Girl (2007?2012). Bindig examines the show in terms of gender, race, class, sexuality, and consumerism, and she explores the potential ramifications of popular media texts like Gossip Girl . more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This innovative collection investigates the ways in which television programs around the world have highlighted modernization and encouraged nation-building. It is an attempt to catalogue and better understand the contours of this phenomenon, which took place as television developed and expanded in different parts of the world between the 1950s and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 170.00
Murdoch, Maxwell, Hersant, Berlusconi, Bertelsmann, Springer and Turner ... in the 1980s new actors emerged to exploit the opportunities in European broadcasting, provided by the new technologies of satellite and cable. Dramatic political, economic and cultural consequences were promised and are already being addressed by public policy. This book... 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$ 30.95
Interviewing for Radio is a thorough introduction to the techniques and skills of the radio interview. It offers advice on how to ask the right question and elicit a response and guides the reader through the use of equipment, the mechanics of recording, the studio environment, live broadcasts, presentation and pronunciation and editing material.... 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 2002; US$ 34.95
The Radio Handbook is a comprehensive guide to radio broadcasting in Britain. Completely rewritten and updated for the second edition, using new examples, case studies and illustrations, it examines the various components that make radio, from music selection to news presentation, and from phone-ins to sports programmes. Carole Fleming explores... 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...