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Connections A Broadcast History Reader

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ISBN-10: 0534552188

ISBN-13: 9780534552183

Edition: 2003

Authors: Michele Hilmes

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List price: $155.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/7/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Preface
Fundamental Concepts and Radio Days
How Are Media Born?
The Radio Act of 1927: Progressive Ideology, Epistemology, and Praxis
Crusade against Mammon: Father Harney, WLWL, and the Debate over Radio in the 1930s
Why We Don't Count: The Commodity Audience
Transition to Television
NBC and the Innovation of Television News, 1945-1953
The Meaning of Memory: Family, Class, and Ethnicity in Early Network Television Programs
Sitcoms and Suburbs: Positioning the 1950s Homemaker
The Classic Network System
From Domestic Space to Outer Space: The 1960s Fantastic Family Sitcom
And That's the Way It Was: The Vietnam War on the Network Nightly News
High Concept, Small Screen: Reperceiving the Industrial and Stylistic Origins of the American Made-for-TV Movie
Feeding Off the Past: The Evolution of the Television Rerun
The Multichannel Universe
Cable Television and the Public Interest
Recodings: Possibilities and Limitations in Commercial Television Representations of African American Culture
U.S. Broadcasting and the Public Interest in the Multichannel Era: The Policy Heritage and Its Implications
Prime-Time Television in the Gay '90s: Network Television, Quality Audiences, and Gay Politics
U.S. Television Abroad: Market Power and National Introspection
Feminine Desire in the Age of Satellite Television
Index of Authors and Readings