Popular Entertainment Research: How to Do It and How to Use It
Designed to assist writers and journalists, researchers, and fans, as well as professionals in the entertainment industry who need information on a regular basis, this book details how to do research in film and television, the theater, popular music, and recorded sound. Separate chapters discuss how to conduct effective research in small towns where large entertainment collections do not exist, the best commercial databases to use, how to conduct successful interviews with performers, and how to do entertainment research in Great Britain. In addition to discussing research techniques, the book lists basic reference materials for each area and some of the better known professional organizations, libraries, and research facilities.
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