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- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95
"This smart, clear, and insightful book delves into developments in today’s TV industry, making sense of generational shifts, new textual strategies, and technological changes. Students will no doubt find their own media experiences theorised between these covers. Welcome to TV studies 2.0!" – Matt Hills , author of Fan Cultures more...
- NYU Press 2007; US$ 23.80
Cable television, on the brink of a boom in the 1970s, promised audiences a new media frontier-an expansive new variety of entertainment and information choices. Music video, 24?hour news, 24-hour weather, movie channels, children's channels, home shopping, and channels targeting groups based on demographic characteristics or interests were introduced.... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Branding Television examines why and how the UK and US television industries have turned towards branding as a strategy in response to the rise of satellite, cable and digital television, and new media, such as the internet and mobile phone. This is the first book to offer a sustained critical analysis of this new cultural development. Branding... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 22.99
How "public" is public television if only a small percentage of the American people tune in on a regular basis? When public television addresses "viewers like you," just who are you? Despite the current of frustration with commercial television that runs through American life, most TV viewers bypass the redemptive "oasis of the wasteland" represented... more...
- Westview Press 2014; US$ 22.99
Does late night political humor matter? Are late night comedians merely entertaining, or do they have the power to influence the way we think about politics and politicians? Politics is a Joke! demonstrates how the public turns to late night comedy for political information and is in turn affected by it. Using exclusive data from the Center for... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 72.00
Roderick P Hart's Revised Edition of Seducing America is a revealing examination of how television's format of presenting politics has changed the way viewers act, vote and feel about politics in the United States. With a rigorous blend of rhetorical and statistical research, Hart asserts that while television makes viewers feel knowledgeable,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 186.00
A stimulating treatment of an area of public life which is a subject of continuing debate and controversy. This volume covers the years in which ITV faced more challenges than at any time in its history and its regulator, the IBA, was subject to political pressures so extreme that they brought about its abolition and rebirth as the Independent Television... more...