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The Boys of Saturday Night

by Scott Young

Since its first radio broadcast in November 1931, Hockey Night in Canada has been a Canadian tradition. In The Boys of Saturday Night, author Scott Young, a veteran sportscaster and journalist, dives into the...


"This Is Jerusalem Calling": State Radio in Mandate Palestine

by Andrea L. Stanton

Modeled after the BBC, the Palestine Broadcasting Service was launched in 1936 to serve as the national radio station of Mandate Palestine, playing a pivotal role in shaping the culture of the emerging middle...


Broadcasting the Civil War in El Salvador: A Memoir of Guerrilla Radio

by Carlos Henriquez Consalvi, Charles Leo, V Nagle & A.L. (Bill) Prince

During the 1980s war in El Salvador, Radio Venceremos was the main news outlet for the Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional (FMLN), the guerrilla organization that challenged the government....


Sky Train: Stories from CBC's Fresh Air

by Ward McBurney & Jeff Goodes

Sky Train collects 35 of McBurneys creative non-fiction pieces, in which Isaac Brock, steam trains, ghost soldiers, and lost loves all find a home.


Raised on Radio

by Gerald Nachman

For everybody "raised on radio"—and that's everybody brought up in the thirties, forties, and early fifties—this is the ultimate book, combining nostalgia, history, judgment, and fun, as it reminds us of...


Rush Limbaugh: An Army of One

by Zev Chafets

"Chafets has seen more of the pundit's personal world than any other journalist." -The Washington Post

People tend to remember the moment they first heard The Rush Limbaugh Show on the radio. For Zev Chafets,...


Historical Dictionary of Old Time Radio

by Jon D. Swartz & Robert C. Reinehr

The term Old Time Radio refers to the relatively brief period from 1926, when the National Broadcasting Company first began network broadcasting, until approximately 1960, when television became the dominant...


The Wartime Broadcasts of Francis Stuart 1942-1944

by Brendan Barrington

It has taken Brendan Barrington's superbly scholarly edition of Stuart's broadcasts to show us how such crucial moral and cultural debates ought to be conducted: calmly, rigorously and on the basis of real evidence....


Radio's New Wave: Global Sound in the Digital Era

by Michele Hilmes & Jason Loviglio

Radio's New Wave explores the evolution of audio media and sound scholarship in the digital age. Extending and updating the focus of their widely acclaimed 2001 book The Radio Reader, Hilmes and Loviglio gather...


The A to Z of American Radio Soap Operas

by Jim Cox

The dictionary section, made up of more than 500 cross-referenced entries, provides brief vignettes of the more popular and also less well-known 'soaps,' among them Back Stage Wife, Our Gal Sunday, Pepper Young's...


The A to Z of Old Time Radio

by Robert C. Reinehr & Jon D. Swartz

The A to Z of Old Time Radio provides essential facts and information on the Golden Age of Radio. This is accomplished through the use of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of...


Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City

by Craig Havighurst

Started by the National Life and Accident Insurance Company in 1925, WSM became one of the most influential and exceptional radio stations in the history of broadcasting and country music. WSM gave Nashville...


From Our Own Correspondent: A Celebration of Fifty Years of the BBC Radio Programme

by Tony Grant

The flagship Radio 4 programme From Our Own Correspondent gives Britain's most celebrated reporters the chance to describe much more than they can in a normal report: context, history and characters encountered...


Biographical Dictionary of Radio

by Christopher H. Sterling

Scholarly but accessible, The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio provides an unrivaled guide to the voices behind radio for students and general readers alike.


Something in the Air: Radio, Rock, and the Revolution That Shaped a Generation

by Marc Fisher

A sweeping, anecdotal account of the great sounds and voices of radio–and how it became a bonding agent for a generation of American youth

When television became the next big thing in broadcast entertainment,...


Wixy 1260: Pixies, Six-packs, and Supermen

by Richard Berg & Carlo Wolff

The story of one of Cleveland's most popular and influential radio stations.Before FM radio and the commanding album rock stations of the 1970s, there was WIXY 1260, a tiny Northeast Ohio AM radio station that...


FM: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio

by Richard Neer

"It was all so honest, before the end of our collective innocence. Top Forty jocks screamed and yelled and sounded mightier than God on millions of transistor radios. But on FM radio it was all spun out for...


Changing Journalism

by Peter Lee-Wright, Angela Phillips & Tamara Witschge

Journalism is in transition. Irrevocable decisions are being made, often based on flimsy evidence, which could change not only the future of journalism, but also the future of democracy. This book, based on...


And Now... Here's Max

by Max Ferguson & Shelagh Rogers

Now fans need no longer wait for the CBC to re-run recordings of Max Ferguson's notorious radio shows (assuming that the tapes have not all been destroyed by court order). A full dose of his lunacy, depravity,...