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  • Die Zukunft des deutschen Kabelfernsehnetzesby Bernd Beckert; Wolfgang Schulz; Peter Zoche; Hardy Dreier

    Springer 2005; US$ 69.99

    Das deutsche Kabelfernsehnetz ist mit 22 Mio. angeschlossenen Haushalten das zweitgrößte nach den USA. Mit seiner hohen Kapazität könnte es nicht nur hunderte digitaler TV-Programme übertragen, sondern wäre auch ideal für neue interaktive Dienste wie Highspeed-Internet und Internettelefonie. Über die enorme wirtschaftliche und medienpolitische Bedeutung... more...

  • Television Across Europeby Jan Wieten; Graham Murdock; Peter Dahlgren

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 47.00

    Combining institutional textual and audience analysis, this book introduces students to the factors which have shaped television's development in contemporary Europe, and invites them to assess the issues that are at stake in its future. Divided into three parts, the book moves from the European broadcasting environment, through current patterns... more...

  • Public Television in the Digital Eraby Petros Iosifidis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 34.00

    By looking at a range of different European Public Television (PTV) broadcasters, this book investigates the challenges that these broadcasters encounter in a competitive digital broadcasting environment and reveals the different policies and strategies that they are adopting in order to remain accountable, competitive and efficient. more...

  • Factual TVby Annette Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 40.95

    Addressing the wide range of programmes and formats, from news, to documentary, to popular factual genres, Annette Hill?s new book examines the ways viewers navigate their way through a busy, noisy, and constantly changing factual television environment. more...

  • A History of Broadcasting in the United States, 3by Erik Barnouw

    Oxford University Press, USA 1970; US$ 99.99

    During the iQSo's, in a frontier atmosphere of enterprise and sharp struggle, an American television system took shape. But even as it did so, itspioneers pushed beyond American borders and became programmers to scores of other nations. In its first decade United States television was already a world phenomenon. Since American radio had for some... more...

  • Other Voicesby Vinod Pavarala; Kanchan K Malik

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 49.95

    Other Voices is a significant study of an emerging alternative media scene in India in the larger context of the globalisation of mass communication. It explores community radio in India. When the trend globally is toward mergers, acquisitions, and concentration of ownership in fewer and fewer corporate hands, civil society organisations all over the... more...

  • Television and Its Audienceby Patrick Barwise; Andrew Ehrenberg

    SAGE Publications 1988; US$ 23.95

    This book by two leading experts takes a fresh look at the nature of television, starting from an audience perspective. It draws on over twenty years of research about the audience in the United States and Britain and about the many ways in which television is funded and organized around the world. The overall picture which emerges is of: a medium... more...

  • Bad News (Routledge Revivals)by Peter Beharrell; Howard Davis; John Eldridge; John Hewitt; Jean Hart; Gregg Philo; Paul Walton; Brian Winston

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    It is a commonly held belief that television news in Britain, on whatever channel, is more objective, more trustworthy, more neutral than press reporting. The illusion is exploded in this controversial study by the Glasgow University Media Group, originally published in 1976. The authors undertook an exhaustive monitoring of all television broadcasts... more...

  • More Bad News (Routledge Revivals)by Peter Beharrell; Howard Davis; John Eldridge; John Hewitt; Jean Hart; Gregg Philo; Paul Walton; Brian Winston

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1980, More Bad News is the Second Volume in the research findings of the Glasgow University Media Group. It develops the analytic findings and methods of the first volume Bad News through a series of Case Studies of Television News Coverage, and argues that much of what passes as balanced and factual news reporting is produced... more...

  • Dramas of Nationhoodby Lila Abu-Lughod

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    How do people come to think of themselves as part of a nation? Dramas of Nationhood identifies a fantastic cultural form that binds together the Egyptian nation—television serials. These melodramatic programs—like soap operas but more closely tied to political and social issues than their Western counterparts—have been shown on... more...