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In My Own Time

by Humphrey Burton

Sir Humphrey Burton is one of Britain's most influential post-war music and arts broadcasters. Witty, humorous and full of humanity, Burton's account presents us with never before recorded perspectives on the...


Clary Croft 

by Clary Croft

Folklorist, recording artist, actor, songwriter, broadcaster, storyteller, author, archivist, artisan, and designer: over a career spanning more than fifty years, Clary Croft has woven the threads of his vast...


Broadcasting Freedom

by Arch Puddington

Among America's most unusual and successful weapons during the Cold War were Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. RFE-RL had its origins in a post-war America brimming with confidence and secure in its power....


Thinking. The Heart of the Media

by Jacek Dabala

In a unique, and at times highly polemical way, the author demonstrates how the media generally influences thinking and what kind of content they put into peoples? heads. He aims to encourage a better understanding...


Mexican Genders, Mexican Genres

by Paul Julian Smith

This book focusses on gender and the audio-visual landscape of Mexico since 2010, examining popular culture as expressed in the still distinct but rapidly converging media forms of cinema, television, and streaming...


Mexican Genders, Mexican Genres

by Paul Julian Smith

This book focusses on gender and the audio-visual landscape of Mexico since 2010, examining popular culture as expressed in the still distinct but rapidly converging media forms of cinema, television, and streaming...


The Generic Closet

by Jr. Alfred L. Martin

Even after a rise in gay and Black representation and production on TV in the 1990s, the sitcom became a "generic closet," restricting Black gay characters with narrative tropes.

Drawing from 20 interviews with...


The Generic Closet

by Jr. Alfred L. Martin

Even after a rise in gay and Black representation and production on TV in the 1990s, the sitcom became a "generic closet," restricting Black gay characters with narrative tropes.

Drawing from 20 interviews with...


Doña Bárbara Unleashed

by Jenni M. Lehtinen

Since its publication in 1929, the story of Doña Bárbara has haunted the collective Latin-American imagination, and has been adapted variously both for the small and big screen. Doña Bárbara Unleashed explores...


Columbo

by Christyne Berzsenyi

This book presents an analysis of Lieutenant Columbo's investigative method of rhetorical inquiry as seen in the television police procedural Columbo (1968-2003).  With a barrage of questions about minute...


The Philosophy of TV Noir

by Steven Sanders & Aeon J. Skoble

Film noir reflects the fatalistic themes and visual style of hard-boiled novelists and many émigré filmmakers in 1940s and 1950s America, emphasizing crime, alienation, and moral ambiguity. In The Philosophy...


Naked Screenwriting

by Lew Hunter & Meg Gifford

Award-winning screenwriters reveal their Hollywood secrets in crafting brilliant stories and methodology through interviews with world-renowned UCLA screenwriting professor Lew Hunter.

Naked Screenwriting includes...


Pan-Arab News TV Station al-Mayadeen

by Christine Crone

This book is the first comprehensive research conducted on the pan-Arab TV station al-Mayadeen ? an important representative of the post-2011 generation of Arab satellite news media. Likewise, it is an investigation...


Music and the Atomic Bomb on American Television, 1950-1969

by Reba Wissner

During the 1950s and 1960s, the Cold War and the potential for nuclear attack were on everyone?s mind. It should therefore come as no surprise that despite an initial reluctance, several television shows that...


African American Women in the Oprah Winfrey Network's Queen Sugar Drama

by Ollie L. Jefferson

This critical study interrogates the intersection of race and gender media representations on screen and behind the scenes. The thought-provoking investigation on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s Queen Sugar series...


Public Memory and the Television Series Outlander

by Valerie Lynn Schrader

Using rhetorical criticism as a research method, Public Memory and the Television Series Outlander examines how public memory is created in the first four seasons of the popular television show Outlander. In...


How to Make a New Product Every Day

by George Saoulidis

This is a product.

The sentence above will make more sense once you read this guide. If you're a creator, an entrepreneur or a producer and want to take your business to the next level, this guide is for you....


The Invention of Martial Arts

by Paul Bowman

Through popular movies starring Bruce Lee and songs like the disco hit "Kung Fu Fighting," martial arts have found a central place in the Western cultural imagination. But what would 'martial arts' be without...


Korean Food Television and the Korean Nation

by Jaehyeon Jeong

This book examines the historical development of Korean food TV and its articulation of Koreanness in the era of globalization. Jaehyeon Jeong defines the evolution of Korean food TV as an outcome of the conjuncture...


Netflix’s Speculative Fictions

by Colin Jon Mark Crawford

Netflix’s Speculative Fictions: Financializing Platform Television argues that Netflix’s scaled expansion has hinged upon its ability not only to create, but more importantly to communicate, new forms and...