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American radio networks : a history

Author: Jim Cox
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This history encompasses the four transcontinental webs that operated during the pre-television Golden Age, plus local and regional hookups, developments that have occurred in the decades since including the impact of television, rise of the disc jockey, rise of talk radio and other specialized formatting, implications of satellite technology and consolidation of networks and local stations"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Cox, Jim, 1939-
American radio networks.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2009
(DLC) 2009019995
(OCoLC)344037026
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Cox
ISBN: 9780786454242 0786454245 0786441925 9780786441921
OCLC Number: 458280436
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 228 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The net rewards of radioland: with the twist of a wrist --
The proceeds of experimentation: getting ready to play for real --
National Broadcasting Company: the house that Sarnoff built --
Columbia Broadcasting System: the house that Paley built --
Mutual Broadcasting System: the network for all America --
American Broadcasting Company: a nobleman's dream --
The regional hookups: local radio gone wide --
Washington watchdogs: safeguarding the airwaves --
Remuneration: the hardest nut to crack --
Czar wars: the empire-builders fight back --
Halcyon days: a showtime sampler --
Sight radio: no renaissance for imagination --
The spinmeisters: rancor among the ranks --
Raconteurial resurgence: the spielers have their say --
Epilogue: when you wish upon a star.
Responsibility: Jim Cox.

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Offers a history of commercial radio networks in the US that provides information on broadcasting since the 1920s. This book covers the four transcontinental webs that operated during the  Read more...

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