Talk Radio Wants You: An Intimate Guide to 700 Shows and How by Francine Silverman

By Francine Silverman

This booklet seeks to bridge the distance among express hosts and potential visitors, delivering a reference consultant to approximately seven-hundred speak radio exhibits generally within the usa but in addition all over the world. Entries are equipped below different types of express subject matters, corresponding to dependancy and restoration, leisure, faith, activities, trip, and lots of extra. The booklet additionally contains info on lots of Talkers Magazine's most sensible 250 Radio speak indicates, interview suggestions for radio site visitors, and assistance for engaging in a radio interview over the telephone. Award Winner within the company: Reference type of the nationwide top Books 2009 Awards--USA publication information

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Framing Celebrity: New directions in celebrity culture by Su Holmes, Sean Redmond

By Su Holmes, Sean Redmond

Celebrity tradition has a pervasive presence in our daily lives – possibly extra so than ever ahead of. It shapes now not easily the creation and intake of media content material but additionally the social values in which we adventure the area. This assortment analyses this phenomenon, bringing jointly essays which discover superstar throughout a number of media, cultural and political contexts.

The authors examine issues equivalent to the intimacy of status, political superstar, stardom in American ‘quality’ tv (Sarah Jessica Parker), star 'reality' television (I’m a star … Get Me Out of Here!), the move of the porn megastar, the gallery movie (David/David Beckham), the idea that of sketch megastar (The Simpsons), fandom and superstar (k.d. lang, *NSYNC), star within the tabloid press, big name magazines (heat, megastar Skins), the celebrity of the serial killer and narratives of psychological affliction in superstar tradition.

The assortment is geared up into 4 themed sections:

  • Fame Now widely examines the modern contours of reputation as they direction via new media websites (such as 'reality' television and the net) and diversified social, cultural and political areas.
  • Fame physique makes an attempt to situate the superstar or famous person physique on the centre of the construction, movement and intake of up to date fame.
  • Fame Simulation considers the more and more strained courting among star and artifice and ‘authenticity’.
  • Fame harm seems to be on the manner the illustration of repute is sure up with auto-destructive developments or dissolution.

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A Study on Radio Access Technology Selection Algorithms by Leijia Wu, Kumbesan Sandrasegaran

By Leijia Wu, Kumbesan Sandrasegaran

This publication discusses the fundamental proposal of universal Radio source administration (CRRM), particularly at the Radio entry applied sciences choice a part of CRRM. It introduces interplay features (information reporting functionality and RRM choice aid functionality) and 4 interplay levels (from low to very excessive) of CRRM. 4 attainable CRRM topologies (CRRM server, built-in CRRM, Hierarchical CRRM, and CRRM in consumer terminals) are defined. The e-book provides diverse Radio entry applied sciences choice algorithms, together with unmarried criterion and a number of standards dependent algorithms are provided and compares them. ultimately, the e-book analyses the benefits and downsides of different choice algorithms.

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Death of a Pirate: British Radio and the Making of the by Adrian Johns

By Adrian Johns

While the pirate operator Oliver Smedley shot and killed his rival Reg Calvert in Smedley’s kingdom cottage on June 21, 1966, it was once a turning aspect for the outlaw radio stations dotting the coastal waters of britain. positioned on ships and offshore forts like Shivering Sands, those stations blasted away on the high-minded BBC’s broadcast monopoly with the hot beats of the Stones and DJs like Screaming Lord Sutch. For free-market ideologues like Smedley, the pirate stations have been entrepreneurial efforts to undermine the transforming into British welfare nation as embodied through the BBC. The worlds of excessive desk and underground collide during this riveting heritage.

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