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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Imagi-Nations and Borderless Televisionby Amos Owen Thomas

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 36.95

    Surveying developments over the decade 1992–2001, this book chronicles and analyses the salient aspects of the impact of transnational television on the television and advertising industries in three regions—South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Northeast Asia. Through lively case studies from the Indian subcontinent, Greater China and the Malay... 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...

  • Micro Radio and the FCCby Andrew Opel

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 91.00

    Micro Radio became a lightening rod for the emerging Media Activism and Reform Movement. Like the environmental movement in the 1960s and 70s that focused on specific issues like nuclear power, the Media Activism Movement discovered a significant formative issue in micro radio at the turn of the millennium. This book is a close examination of the struggle... more...

  • Radio Free Europe's "Crusade for Freedom"by Richard H. Cummings

    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...

  • Public Broadcasting and Political Interferenceby Chris Hanretty

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00

    Examines the consequences of intereference by political parties in the work of public broadcasters. more...