Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
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About the Author
Michele Hilmes is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she has taught the history of broadcasting course for nearly two decades. She was Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Communication Arts for eight years and currently serves as Department Chair. Hilmes is the author or editor of several books on broadcasting history in addition to ONLY CONNECT, including NETWORK NATIONS: A TRANSNATIONAL HISTORY OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN BROADCASTING (2011); RADIO VOICES: AMERICAN BROADCASTING 1922-1952 (1997); and RADIO'S NEW WAVE: GLOBAL SOUND IN THE DIGITAL ERA (2013) as well as numerous journal and anthology articles. She is frequently invited to give presentations on U.S. cultural history, both at home and around the world.
Table of Contents
1. Making History. 2. Before Broadcasting. 3. Broadcasting Begins, 1919 to 1926. 4. The Network Age, 1926 to 1940. 5. Radio for Everyone, 1926 to 1940. 6. War at Home and Abroad, 1940 to 1945. 7. At Last Television, 1945 to 1955. 8. The Domesticated Medium, 1955 to 1965. 9. The Classic Network System, 1965 to 1975. 10. Rising Discontent, 1975 to 1985. 11. The Big Change, 1985 to 1995. 12. Entering the Digital Era, 1995-2005. 13. Chapter 13: Baby, It's You: Web 2.0, 2005-. 14. Conclusion: Media Without Borders.