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Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States

 
 
 
 
Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States
Author: Michele Hilmes
ISBN 13: 9780495570516
ISBN 10: 495570516
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2010-02-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 512
List Price: $238.95
 
 

This textbook presents a cultural history of television and radio broadcasting in the United States. Each chapter begins with an overview of the social tensions of the period and includes an in-depth case study regarding a particular issue, event, or influential figure in broadcasting. Topics include, for example, the development of commercial radio networks, radio coverage of WWII, violence on television, the Telecommunications act of 1996, deregulation, and Internet audio.

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