The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

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

Broadcast Talk

Broadcast talk

Broadcast talk refers to talk on radio as a specific form of public broadcast speech.

It would be hard to exaggerate the importance of talk on radio. In the same way that visual images (or pictures) are fundamental to film and television, so talk is often described as ...

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