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

Formats

Formats

The radio format refers to the programming policy of a radio station, normally defined by the type of music played.

Radio formats are a means of producing a standardised and predictable output for listeners and are mainly, but not exclusively, associated with commercial radio. Formatting is designed to satisfy ...

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