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In this important addition to the world of radio scholarship, Dubber provides a theoretical framework for understanding the medium - allowing for complexity and contradiction, while avoiding essentialism and technological determinism. Introducing radio as a series of practices and phenomena that can be understood through a range of discursive categories, this book explores the relationships between radio, music, politics, storytelling and society in a new and thoughtful way.
This book will make essential reading for students of media, communication, broadcasting and the digital industries. It offers a timely and comprehensive introduction for anyone who wishes to understand the role of radio in today’s media landscape.
Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: What is Radio?
- Chapter 2: Radio in the Digital Landscape
- Chapter 3: Radio and everyday life
- Chapter 4: The Sound of Music
- Chapter 5: Stories in the air
- Chapter 6: Radio and technology
- Chapter 7: Radio in Society
- Chapter 8: Don’t Touch That Dial (what dial?)