A History of Broadcasting in the United States

Volume 2: The Golden Web: 1933 to 1953

Author: Erik Barnouw

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019802004X

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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Tells how radio and television became an integral part of American life, of how a toy became an industry and a force in politics, business, education, religion, and international affairs.

The Broadcast Century and Beyond

A Biography of American Broadcasting

Author: Robert L Hilliard,Michael C Keith

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136027297

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 360

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The Broadcast Century and Beyond, 4th Edition, is a popular history of the most influential and innovative industry of the previous and current 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 ability of radio and television to educate, enlighten, and stimulate the contemporary mind is perhaps the most important of all modern technological developments. This text places the communication revolution in a comprehensive chronological context, allowing readers to fully grasp the media's profound impact on the political, social, and economic spheres.

Methods of Historical Analysis in Electronic Media

Author: Donald G. Godfrey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135607400

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

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Methods of Historical Analysis in Electronic Media provides a foundation for historical research in electronic media by addressing the literature and the methods--traditional and the eclectic methods of scholarship as applied to electronic media. It is about history--broadcast electronic media history and history that has been broadcast, and also about the historiography, research written, and the research yet to be written. Divided into five parts, this book: *addresses the challenges in the application of the historical methods to broadcast history; *reviews the various methods appropriate for electronic-media research based on the nature of the object under study; *suggests new approaches to popular historical topics; *takes a broad topical look at history in broadcasting; and *provides a broad overview of what has been accomplished, a historian's challenges, and future research. Intended for students and researchers in broadcast history, Methods of Historical Analysis in Electronic Media provides an understanding of the qualitative methodological tools necessary for the study of electronic media history, and illustrates how to find primary sources for electronic media research.

CBS’s Don Hollenbeck

An Honest Reporter in the Age of McCarthyism

Author: Loren Ghiglione

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231516894

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 352

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Loren Ghiglione recounts the fascinating life and tragic suicide of Don Hollenbeck, the controversial newscaster who became a primary target of McCarthyism's smear tactics. Drawing on unsealed FBI records, private family correspondence, and interviews with Walter Cronkite, Mike Wallace, Charles Collingwood, Douglas Edwards, and more than one hundred other journalists, Ghiglione writes a balanced biography that cuts close to the bone of this complicated newsman and chronicles the stark consequences of the anti-Communist frenzy that seized America in the late 1940s and 1950s. Hollenbeck began his career at the Lincoln, Nebraska Journal (marrying the boss's daughter) before becoming an editor at William Randolph Hearst's rip-roaring Omaha Bee-News. He participated in the emerging field of photojournalism at the Associated Press; assisted in creating the innovative, ad-free PM newspaper in New York City; reported from the European theater for NBC radio during World War II; and anchored television newscasts at CBS during the era of Edward R. Murrow. Hollenbeck's pioneering, prize-winning radio program, CBS Views the Press (1947-1950), was a declaration of independence from a print medium that had dominated American newsmaking for close to 250 years. The program candidly criticized the prestigious New York Times, the Daily News (then the paper with the largest circulation in America), and Hearst's flagship Journal-American and popular morning tabloid Daily Mirror. For this honest work, Hollenbeck was attacked by conservative anti-Communists, especially Hearst columnist Jack O'Brian, and in 1954, plagued by depression, alcoholism, three failed marriages, and two network firings (and worried about a third), Hollenbeck took his own life. In his investigation of this amazing American character, Ghiglione reveals the workings of an industry that continues to fall victim to censorship and political manipulation. Separating myth from fact, CBS's Don Hollenbeck is the definitive portrait of a polarizing figure who became a symbol of America's tortured conscience.

Radio Propaganda and the Broadcasting of Hatred

Historical Development and Definitions

Author: K. Somerville

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137284153

Category: Political Science

Page: 275

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An exposition and analysis of the development of propaganda, focusing on how the development of radio transformed the delivery and impact of propaganda and led to the use of radio to incite hatred and violence.

Die Macht des Radios

Weltpolitik u. Auslandsrundfunk 1924-1976

Author: Willi A. Boelcke

Publisher: N.A


Category: Radio in politics

Page: 703

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United States History

A Selective Guide to Information Sources

Author: Ron Blazek,Anna H. Perrault

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited


Category: History

Page: 411

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Annoteret bibliografi med overskrifterne: Sources of general importance to U.S. history; Politics and government; Diplomatic history and foreign affairs; Military history; Social, cultural, and intellectual history; Regional history; Economic history


the art of persuasion in World War II

Author: Anthony Richard Ewart Rhodes

Publisher: N.A


Category: History

Page: 319

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An Introduction to Electronic Media

Author: Lynne S. Gross

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780697201386

Category: Broadcasting

Page: 460

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Provides a straightforward account of the radio and television industries and their history, structure, programming practices, equipment, distribution networks, business practices and the laws and regulations surrounding the industry.

The Museum of Broadcast Communications encyclopedia of radio

Author: Christopher H. Sterling,Michael C. Keith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781579584320

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 1650

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"A premise of this unique encyclopedia is that radio broadcasting is so pervasive that its importance can be easily overlooked. More than 600 articles provide ample illustration of the role this medium plays throughout the world. From radio's invention to radio on the Internet, the cross-referenced and thoroughly indexed articles analyze over 100 years of topics, programs, issues, people, and places, and provide leads to further reading. Some 250 photographs "give visual context to an often unseen world." Scholars, old-time-radio admirers, and curious readers will appreciate the unparalleled comprehensiveness of this source."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004.

Radio broadcasting

an introduction to the sound medium

Author: Robert L. Hilliard

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 334

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Academic libraries

Page: N.A

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