Radio Reader

Radio Reader

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While cultural historians and media scholars have been looking at television for decades, they have only recently turned their eyes (and ears) to radio. Studies of television rarely acknowledge that many of its forms-soap operas, situation comedies, quiz shows, sportscasts, etc.-all evolved out of the earlier medium. The essays collected here demonstrate that radio set patterns that have effected all forms of media that have followed it, and also look at how it has survived the coming of media that supposedly made it obsolete.For instance, why do radio stars such as Howard Stern, Rush Limbaugh, and Dr. Laura Schlessinger thrive on radio but fail ... of radio, exemplified by concentration of ownership and homogenization of formats, works to obscure the immenseanbsp;...

Title:Radio Reader
Author:Michele Hilmes, Jason Loviglio
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2002


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