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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 30.95
Television Studies: The Key Concepts is the definitive reference guide to an area of rapidly expanding academic interest. Among those aspects of television studies covered in this comprehensive and up-to-date guide are: theoretical perspectives which have shaped the study of television - Marxism; semiology; feminism concepts which have shaped... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 25.95
An entertaining and insightful examination of the Emmy-award winning American satirical news show, broadcast on Comedy Central in the US, and (in an edited edition) on More4 in the UK and CNN International around the world. Includes discussion of both The Daily Show and its spin-off show, The Colbert Report Showcases philosophers at... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
It is no coincidence that presidential candidates have been making it a point to add the late-night comedy circuit to the campaign trail in recent years. In 2004, when John Kerry decided it was time to do his first national television interview, he did not choose CBS’s 60 Minutes , ABC’s Nightline, or NBC Nightly News . Kerry picked... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95
Location filming is growing in popularity with the abundance of affordable cameras. You don't need a studio, a broadcast truck, or even extensive knowledge of how to use a 16mm film camera--all you need is a digital camera, and you can take your job on the road and shoot wherever action is happening! This book will give you the knowledge and confidence... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00
?Davis spins an evocative, insidery tale out of the wildly creative personalities and political ups and downs of the cozily delivered show.?? Washington Post ?Davis tracks down every Sesame anecdote and every Sesame personality in his book?Finally, we get to touch Big Bird?s feathers.?? James Panero , New York Times Book Review ?Davis culls... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95
Do you have a concept for a reality TV show, but aren't sure about the next steps? Loaded with practical, step-by-step advice on the art and business of reality TV producing, and featuring insights from Mark Burnett, Dick Clark, and other top producers, Reality Check takes you from idea to...reality! At age 13, Michael Essany launched a lowly cable... more...