Connections: a broadcast history reader

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Thomson/Wadsworth, 2003 - Business & Economics - 376 pages
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This edited volume of 19 readings is designed to complement and enhance the main book ONLY CONNECT: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF BROADCASTING. Readings span and cover the key eras of broadcast development.

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Michele Hilmes is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she has taught the history of broadcasting course for more than a decade. She served as the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies for eight years. Hilmes is the author or editor of several books on broadcasting history in addition to ONLY CONNECT, including RADIO VOICES: AMERICAN BROADCASTING 1922-1952 (1997); THE RADIO READER: ESSAYS IN THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF RADIO (2001, ed. with Jason Loviglio), and THE TELEVISION HISTORY BOOK (2003), as well as numerous journal and anthology articles. She is frequently invited to give presentations on U.S. cultural history, both at home and around the world.