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Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use introduction to the field
  • Grounds theory with global examples
  • Takes it further with recommended reading
  • Covers the central ideas and practices from production and media studies
  • Situates radio studies within its historical context and contemporary auditory culture

Blindness

Blindness

A controversial term used to describe the lack of visual images on radio.

What strikes everyone, broadcasters and listeners alike, as significant about radio is that it is a blind medium. (Crisell, 1994: 3, original emphasis)

With these words, Crisell started the first ...

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