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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
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...
- SAGE India 2005; US$ 36.95
Surveying developments over the decade 19922001, this book chronicles and analyses the salient aspects of the impact of transnational television on the television and advertising industries in three regionsSouth Asia, Southeast Asia, and Northeast Asia. Through lively case studies from the Indian subcontinent, Greater China and the Malay... more...
- 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 television in Egypt... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00
Public radio stands as a valued national institution, one whose fans and listeners actively support it with their time and their money. In this new history of this important aspect of American culture, author Jack W. Mitchell looks at the dreams that inspired those who created it, the all-too- human realities that grew out of those dreams, and the... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
From 1950 to 1960, millions of Americans throughout the United States willingly and enthusiastically participated in Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom." They signed "Freedom Scrolls" and "Freedom Grams," participated in fund-raising dinners and lunches, attended Crusader meetings, marched in parades, launched... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 5.95
Microradio and Democracy discusses the role of citizen access to communications in a democratic society, and how diversity, localism, and core political speech are undermined by corporate control of the public airwaves. Ruggiero examines the emergence of microradio activism in recent court cases, and the links between the microradio struggle and larger... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Since 1985, Radio Marti, a Radio Free Europe-type station, has broadcast American news and propaganda in Cuba. Its sister station, TV Marti, debuted in 1990. A respected operation at the start, Radio and TV Marti fell under the influence of the Cuban American National Foundation--a group of hard-line Cuban exiles--who intensified the anti-Castro rhetoric... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 65.00
Network radio from 1932 to 1953 was a high-stakes competition embracing technology, industry, government and advertising, ruled by dollars and dictated by ratings. This comprehensive reference work provides a fascinating account of broadcasting's most colorful era, when four nationwide networks dominated American media as no concerted communications... more...