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Dirty Discourse Sex and Indecency in Broadcasting

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ISBN-10: 140515053X

ISBN-13: 9781405150538

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Robert L. Hilliard, Michael C. Keith

List price: $47.75
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Changes in society, the pluralistic nature of the citizens and the geographic breadth of America preclude a common definition of what is indecent, profane, or obscene. What may appear to be 'dirty discourse' to some may be considered to be laudable satire to others. In this fascinating book, renowned media scholars and authors, Robert Hilliard and Michael Keith, examine the history and nature of indecent program content in American radio. Examines the blue side of the airways with a first-ever analysis of the history and nature of off-color program content. Explores the treatment of once-forbidden topics in the electronic media, investigating the beliefs, attitudes and actions of those…    
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Book details

List price: $47.75
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
I can't Define It, But..
How Many Dirty Words?
Crock Jocks to Shock Jocks
Strange Music Fills the Air..
You Have to Pay to Play
Crass, Brass and Alas
Tit for Tat
Speak the Speech
Appendices A-J giving FCC rulings and stances on various cases and issues