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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

Secondariness

Secondariness

A term used to describe the way that radio is either secondary to television or, more usually, that radio listening is secondary to some other activity.

Radio is often referred to as a ‘secondary’ medium. There are two related interpretations of this. The first meaning is ...

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