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1 BARNOUW, ERIC. Mass Communication, Television, Radio, Film, Press: The Media And Their Practice In The United States Of America.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1956. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

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2 BOGART, LEO. Over The Edge: How The Pursuit Of Youth By Marketers And The Media Has Changed American Culture.
Ivan R. Dee, Chicago: 2005. 1566636337 / 9781566636339 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 32.78 USD
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3 BRINKLEY, DAVID. Everyone Is Entitled To My Opinion.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1996. 0679450718 / 9780679450719 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In this one-of-a-kind book, we get the undiluted Brinkley. He marvels at government regulations that require paint cans to bear a label reading "Do not drink paint." He nominates Richard Nixon as Official U.S. Government Scapegoat. He commiserates with an Oklahoma mayor who must earn extra money by collecting beer cans and claiming the deposits. He commemorates absurdity - and hence suffers fools gladly. 
Price: 4.99 USD
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4 BRYANT, JENNINGS; ZILLMANN, DOLF. Media Effects: Advances In Theory And Research.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc, Hillsdale: 1994. 080580918X / 9780805809183 s Softcover. Good condition. 
This expanded version of an earlier volume entitled "Perspectives on Media Effects" contains seven new topics reflecting recent changes in the field and responding to recommendations from professors who used the previous text. Included is a study of social aspects of new media technologies. Includes an Index. 
Price: 46.79 USD
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5 BURKART, PATRICK. Music And Cyberliberties.
Wesleyan University Press. First Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Musicians and music fans are at the forefront of cyberliberties activism, a movement that has tried to correct the imbalances that imperil the communal and ritualistic sharing and distribution of music. In Music and Cyberliberties, Patrick Burkart tracks the migration of music advocacy and anti-major label activism since the court defeat of Napster and the ascendancy of the so-called Celestial Jukebox model of music e-commerce, which sells licensed access to music. Music and Cyberliberties identifies the groups—alternative and radical media activists, culture jammers, hackers, netlabels, and critical legal scholars—who are pushing back against the "copyright grab" by major labels for the rights and privileges that were once enjoyed by artists and fans. Burkart reflects on the emergence of peer-to-peer networking as a cause célŹbre that helped spark the movement, and also lays out the next stages of development for the Celestial Jukebox that would quash it. By placing the musical activist groups into the larger context of technology and new social movement theory, Music and Cyberliberties offers an exciting new way of understanding the technological and social changes we confront daily. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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6 BURKART, PATRICK. Music And Cyberliberties.
Wesleyan University Press. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Musicians and music fans are at the forefront of cyberliberties activism, a movement that has tried to correct the imbalances that imperil the communal and ritualistic sharing and distribution of music. In Music and Cyberliberties, Patrick Burkart tracks the migration of music advocacy and anti-major label activism since the court defeat of Napster and the ascendancy of the so-called Celestial Jukebox model of music e-commerce, which sells licensed access to music. Music and Cyberliberties identifies the groups—alternative and radical media activists, culture jammers, hackers, netlabels, and critical legal scholars—who are pushing back against the "copyright grab" by major labels for the rights and privileges that were once enjoyed by artists and fans. Burkart reflects on the emergence of peer-to-peer networking as a cause célŹbre that helped spark the movement, and also lays out the next stages of development for the Celestial Jukebox that would quash it. By placing the musical activist groups into the larger context of technology and new social movement theory, Music and Cyberliberties offers an exciting new way of understanding the technological and social changes we confront daily. 
Price: 66.50 USD
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7 CARTER, ALAN; TYLER, STEVEN (FOREWORD) Radio Free Boston: The Rise And Fall Of Wbcn.
s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The definitive story of the pioneering rock radio station that galvanized a city and a generation. Blaring the Cream anthem "I Feel Free," WBCN went on the air in March 1968 as an experiment in free-form rock on the fledgling FM radio band. It broadcast its final song, Pink Floyd's "Shine On You Crazy Diamond," in August 2009. In between, WBCN became the musical, cultural, and political voice of the young people of Boston and New England, sustaining a vibrant local music scene that launched such artists as the J. Geils Band, Aerosmith, James Taylor, Boston, the Cars, and the Dropkick Murphys, as well as paving the way for Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, U2, and many others. Along the way, WBCN both pioneered and defined progressive rock radio, the dominant format for a generation of listeners. Brilliantly told by Carter Alan—and featuring the voices of station insiders and the artists they loved—Radio Free Boston is the story of a city; of artistic freedom, of music and politics and identity; and of the cultural, technological, and financial forces that killed rock radio. Currently a DJ and music director at WZLX in Boston, CARTER ALAN was a DJ at WBCN for nineteen years. He is the author of U2, Outside Is America, and Life on the Road. 
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8 CIRINO, ROBERT. Don't Blame The People.
Random House, New York: 1971. 0394481623 / 9780394481623 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. dustjacket has slight chips and tears. 
"For a superb analysis of how the media have kept all reality from the electorate, read Don't Blame the People." - Gore Vidal. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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9 CLURMAN, RICHARD M. To The End Of Time: The Seduction And Conquest Of A Media Empire.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: 1992. Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Of all the frenzied big business deals during the high-rolling 1980s, none drew as much attention as the corporate interfaith-marriage between sixty-seven-year-old marriage, Time Inc., a WASPy, blue-chip American institution, for years the largest combined magazine and book publisher on earth, and Steven J. Ross's pocker-chip Warner Brothers Inc., the swinging pop entertainment conglomerate, whose movies and sounds of music ricocheted around the world. Richard M. Clurman offers a riveting account of the tug-of-war, the ups-and-downs in the lives of the major players, the secret court records and the fancy meetings, the inside confidential messages and documents never before revealed. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.36 USD
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10 COFFEY, FRANK. 60 Minutes: 25 Years Of Television's Finest Hour.
General Publishing Group, Los Angeles: 1993. 1881649040 / 9781881649045 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There are some tears to the spine. 

Price: 18.53 USD
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11 CROSS, DONNA WOOLFOLK. Mediaspeak: How Television Makes Up Your Mind.
New American Library, New York: January 1984. 0451624661 / 9780451624666 First Mentor printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
The awesome ways in which TV tinkers with your thought waves and influences your psyche is the subject of this lively, provocative account of exactly how Big Business television controls the making of opinion in America. 
Price: 13.06 USD
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12 DICK, MARTIN S. The (out Of) Control Room: A Hilarious Look At Tv Production.
Sugma Press, Tappan: 1988. 0961850205 / 9780961850203 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Written primarily for people in and around television production. The author has followed time-honored advice, "Be yourself." He is ethnic, off-color, tasteless and offensive. 
Price: 184.30 USD
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13 DOMINGUEZ-RUVALCABA, HECTOR (EDITOR); CORONA, IGNACIO (EDITOR). Gender Violence At The Us- Mexican Border: Media Representation And Public Response.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson 2010. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The U.S.-Mexico border is frequently presented by contemporary media as a violent and dangerous place. But that is not a new perception. For decades the border has been constructed as a topographic metaphor for all forms of illegality, in which an ineffable link between space and violence is somehow assumed. The sociological and cultural implications of violence have recently emerged at the forefront of academic discussions about the border. And yet few studies have been devoted to one of its most disturbing manifestations: gender violence. This book analyzes this pervasive phenomenon, including the femicides in Ciudad Juárez that have come to exemplify, at least for the media, its most extreme manifestation. Contributors to this volume propose that the study of gender-motivated violence requires interpretive and analytical strategies that draw on methods reaching across the divide between the social sciences and the humanities. Through such an interdisciplinary conversation, the book examines how such violence is (re)presented in oral narratives, newspaper reports, films and documentaries, novels, TV series, and legal discourse. It also examines the role that the media have played in this process, as well as the legal initiatives that might address this pressing social problem. Together these essays offer a new perspective on the implications of, and connections between, gendered forms of violence and topics such as mechanisms of social violence, the micro-social effects of economic models, the asymmetries of power in local, national, and transnational configurations, and the particular rhetoric, aesthetics, and ethics of discourses that represent violence. 
Price: 52.25 USD
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14 DUNNING, JOHN. Tune In Yesterday: The Ultimate Encyclopedia Of Old-time Radio 1925-1976.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1976. 0139326162 / 9780139326165 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Some tape marks on cover. Library discard. 

Price: 76.48 USD
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15 GHIGLIONE, LOREN (EDITOR & INTRODUCTION). Radio's Revolution: Don Hollenbeck's Cbs Views The Press.
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London: 2008. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
CBS Views the Press ranks as one of the most important radio programs in U.S. journalism history. The pet project of Edward R. Murrow, Don Hollenbeck's fifteen-minute program aired weekly over WCBS in New York City from 1947 to 1950 and won a Peabody, a George Polk and other major journalism awards. The provocative program was broadcasting's Declaration of Independence from newspapers—the first time a network dared trade roles with the powerful press to become the critic of newspapers, not merely the subject of newspapers' criticism. Radio's Revolution brings together twenty historically significant transcripts of CBS Views the Press, with Loren Ghiglione providing the historical context and insight into Hollenbeck's approach. Hollenbeck tackled the toughest topics, from racism to McCarthyism, and many in the media applauded his conscience and courage. But powerful New York newspapers, including William Randolph Hearst's flagship Journal-American, attacked Hollenbeck's program as pro-Communist and anticonservative. In 1954 Hollenbeck got caught in the middle of the televised confrontation between CBS's Murrow and Senator Joe McCarthy. Still under assault by Hearst columnists, separated from his third wife, worried about losing his job at CBS, and suffering from alcoholism and depression, Hollenbeck killed himself. Don Hollenbeck (1905-54) was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, and held his first assignment at the Nebraska State Journal. He later reported and edited for Omaha and New York newspapers and the Associated Press, served as a World War II correspondent, and broadcasted news for three major networks. Loren Ghiglione is the Richard A. Schwarzlose Professor of Media Ethics in the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He is the author of The American Journalist: Paradox of the Press and CBS' Don Hollenbeck: An Honest Reporter in the Age of McCarthyism. "This little book is a window on what might seem an experiment—a rare moment when a network flagship station stood up and dared to critique its newspaper "betters" in a way not heard before and rarely since."—Christopher H. Sterling, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 
Price: 47.50 USD
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16 HALBERSTAM, DAVID. The Powers That Be.
Dell Publishing Company, New York: 1980. 0440169976 / 9780440169970 Dell Second Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
An extraordinary achievement. It chronicles the stunning rise in power and influence of America's communications empires. It opens our eyes to the domination of government by the media. Includes an Index. "Unputdownable!" - The Boston Globe 
Price: 4.47 USD
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17 HARDT, HANNO & BRENNEN, BONNIE (EDITORS). Newsworkers: Toward A History Of The Rank And File.
University of Minnesota Press, Minnapolis: 1995. 081662707X / 9780816627073 First edition (unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. 
Focusing on the period from the 1850s through the 1930s, the contributors show how issues of labor and class have been far more important in the formation of media institutions than previous accounts concede. These essays recover the history of ethnic and cultural diversity - including the contributions of women - that have enriched the process of communication. Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.55 USD
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18 HUMPHRIES, DREW (EDITOR). Women, Violence, And The Media: Readings In Feminist Criminology.
Northeastern University Press, Boston. 2009. First Edition. Northeastern Series on Gender, Crime, and Law. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Provocative collection of essays designed to give students an understanding of media representations of women's experience of violence and to educate a new generation to recognize and critique media images of women. Through the lens of feminist criminology, this volume examines the complex interrelationship of women, violence, and media presentations. The book is divided into three sections. The first, "Gendering Constructions," lays the groundwork for the volume by examining the print media's presentation of gendered violence, female killers on Law and Order, African American women in Hollywood films, and women in media, crime, and violence textbooks. The second section, "Debating the Issues," explores aspects of femicide, including mass murder incidents, domestic violence in Bangladesh, and wartime sexual violence in reality and on television. The final section "Changing the Image," focuses on efforts to replace masculine assumptions with constructive approaches to imagining women. Designed for course adoption, Women, Violence, and the Media emphasizes the key themes and critical skills required for media literacy, and the volume offers guidelines for readers on conducting their own research. "This book offers a much needed documentation of the variety of ways that women and violence are framed in a broad range of both fictional and non-fictional media accounts. Women are analyzed as both the victims and perpetrators of violence through a gendered, raced, classed and global lens."—Joanne Belknap, Sociology, University of Colorado at Boulder "Crime stories tend to function as the morality plays of our modern era. Because of this, media coverage, particularly corporate media coverage, of criminalized and victimized women play central roles in the construction of some women as virtuous and others as venal. And because crime has become a code word for race in America, it is crucial to document, as this important collection does, the critical role that the media has played in the demonization of women offenders, particularly African American women and Latinas as hyper violent and masculinized. Likewise, the media tends to construct the "legitimate" victim in extremely narrow ways that often means that women who have survived horrific violence find themselves and their behavior on trial rather than finding any advocacy and support in the criminal justice system."—Meda Chesney-Lind, University of Hawaii at Manoa Drew Humphries is Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, Rutgers University-Camden and the author of Crack Mothers: Pregnancy, Drugs, and the Media (Ohio State University Press 1999). 
Price: 28.45 USD
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19 JAMIESON, KATHLEEN HALL; CAMPELL, KARILYN KOHRS. The Interplay Of Influence: News, Advertising, Politics, And The Mass Media.
Wadsworth, Thomas Learning, Stamford: 2001. 0534533647 / 9780534533649 Fifth Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 41.33 USD
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20 KINDER, JAMES S. Using Instructional Media.
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York: 1973 0442244053 / 9780442244057 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Library discard. Cover torn at bottom of spine. 

Price: 1.43 USD
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