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The Broadcast Century and Beyond is a popular history of the most influential and innovative industry of the century. The story of broadcasting is told in a direct and informal style, blending personal insight and authoritative scholarship to fully capture the many facets of this dynamic industry. The book vividly depicts the events, people, programs, and companies that made television and radio dominant forms of communication. The latest edition includes coverage of all the technologies that have emerged over the past decade and discusses the profound impact they have had on the broadcasting industry in political, social, and economic spheres. "Broadcasting? as a whole has been completely revolutionized with the advent of YouTube, podcasting, iphones, etc, and the authors show how this closing of world-wide broadcasting channels affects the industry.
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About the Author
Michael C. Keith, Ph.D., ranks among the most prolific authors on the subject of broadcast media, in particular radio. He is a member of the Communication Department at Boston College and is author of over twenty books, including Voices in the Purple Haze, Signals in the Air, Talking Radio, Radio Cultures, and Sounds in the Dark. With Robert Hilliard he has co-authored The Broadcast Century and Beyond, Waves of Rancor, Dirty Discourse, Global Broadcasting Systems, and The Hidden Screen. With Christopher Sterling he co-authored Sounds of Change: FM Broadcasting in America. In addition, he is the author of numerous journal articles and has served in a number of editorial positions. He is the past Chair of Education for the Museum of Broadcast Communications, the inaugural chair of the Broadcast Education Association's Radio Division, and a former broadcaster. He is the recipient of several honors, including the Distinguished Scholar Award given by the Broadcast Education Association in 2008, and the Stanton Fellow Award given by the International Radio Television Society. He is the author of a critically acclaimed memoir, The Next Better Place: A Father and Son on the Road (Algonquin Press), in 2003. Visit the author's website: www.michaelckeith.com.
Table of ContentsChapter 1 In the Beginning: Genesis to 1920
Chapter 2 The Roaring 20s: Promise, Chaos, and Controls
Chapter 3 The Terrible 30s: Profit and Depression
Chapter 4 The Furious 40s: War and Recovery--Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying...Transition to TV
Chapter 5 The Fearful 50s: Broadcasting and Blacklisting--A Decade of Shame
Chapter 6 The Soaring 60s: Awakening, Rebellion, and the Moon
Chapter 7 The Shifting 70s: Q and Q and Jiggle
Chapter 8 The Techno-Edged 80s: Teflon, Tinsel, and Me
Chapter 9 The Cyber 90s: Toward a New Century
Chapter 10 The New Century--The 2000s: Webs and Digits
Note: TOC will be further updated.