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  • More Bad News (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Beharrell, Howard Davis, John Eldridge, John Hewitt, Jean Hart, Gregg Philo, Paul Walton, Brian Winston

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-12-18
    Routledge Revivals: Bad News

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell

    The average American listens to the radio three hours a day. In light of recent technological developments such as internet radio, some argue that the medium is facing a crisis, while others claim we are at the dawn of a new radio revolution. The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio is an…

    Hardback – 2009-12-17

  • Television Style

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy G. Butler

    Style matters. Television relies on style—setting, lighting, videography, editing, and so on—to set moods, hail viewers, construct meanings, build narratives, sell products, and shape information. Yet, to date, style has been the most understudied aspect of the medium. In this book, Jeremy G.…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17

  • Television Studies: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Toby Miller

    Television Studies: The Basics is a lively introduction to the study of a powerful medium. It examines the major theories and debates surrounding production and reception over the years and considers both the role and future of television. Topics covered include: broadcasting history and…

    Paperback – 2009-11-25
    The Basics

  • Bad News - Volumes 1 and 2 (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Beharrell, Howard Davis, John Eldridge, John Hewitt, Jean Hart, Gregg Philo, Paul Walton, Brian Winston

    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 2-volume study by the Glasgow University Media Group, originally published in 1976 and 1980.…

    Pack – 2009-10-23
    Routledge Revivals: Bad News

  • American Icons

    The Genesis of a National Visual Language, 1st Edition

    By Benedikt Feldges

    Despite the work that has been done on the power of visual communication in general, and about the social influence of television in particular, television’s relationship with reality is still something of a black box. Even today, the convention that the screen functions as a window on reality…

    Paperback – 2009-09-17
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Handbook of Spanish Language Media

    1st Edition

    By Alan Albarran

    With the rise of Spanish language media around the world, The Handbook of Spanish Language Media provides an overview of the field and its emerging issues. This Handbook will serve as the definitive source for scholars interested in this emerging field of study; not only to provide background…

    Paperback – 2009-08-05

  • Beyond Prime Time

    Television Programming in the Post-Network Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amanda Lotz

    Daytime soap operas. Evening news. Late-night talk shows. Television has long been defined by its daily schedule, and the viewing habits that develop around it. Technologies like DVRs, iPods, and online video have freed audiences from rigid time constraints—we no longer have to wait for a program…

    Paperback – 2009-06-15

  • Production Studies

    Cultural Studies of Media Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vicki Mayer, Miranda J. Banks, John T Caldwell

    "Behind-the-scenes" stories of ranting directors, stingy producers, temperamental actors, and the like have fascinated us since the beginnings of film and television. Today, magazines, websites, television programs, and DVDs are devoted to telling tales of trade lore—from on-set antics to labor…

    Paperback – 2009-05-27

  • Television in India

    Satellites, Politics and Cultural Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nalin Mehta

    This book examines the development of television in India since the early 1990s, and its implications for Indian society more widely. Until 1991, India possessed only a single state-owned television channel, but since then there has been a rapid expansion in independent satellite channels which…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Chinese Documentaries

    From Dogma to Polyphony, 1st Edition

    By Yingchi Chu

    In China, unlike in Western cinema, documentary film, rather than fiction film, has been the dominant mode since 1949. In recent years, documentary TV programmes have experienced a meteoric rise. Arguing that there is a gradual process of 'democratization' in the media, in which documentaries play…

    Paperback – 2009-04-03
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Television Studies After TV

    Understanding Television in the Post-Broadcast Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graeme Turner, Jinna Tay

    Television studies must now address a complex environment where change has been vigorous but uneven, and where local and national conditions vary significantly. Globalizing media industries, deregulatory policy regimes, the multiplication, convergence and trade in media formats, the emergence of…

    Paperback – 2009-03-24

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