By Christopher H. Sterling,John Michael Kittross

given that its preliminary book in 1978, Stay Tuned has been famous because the so much finished and worthy single-volume background of yank broadcasting and digital media to be had. This 3rd version has been completely revised and up-to-date to deliver the tale of yank broadcasting ahead to the twenty first century, affording readers not just the background of an important and pervasive establishment affecting our society, but in addition supplying a contextual transition to the net and different glossy media.

the keenness of authors Christopher H. Sterling and John Michael Kittross is clear as they lead readers in the course of the improvement of yank digital mass media, from the 1st electric conversation (telegraph and telephone); via radio and tv; to the current convergence of media, enterprise entities, programming, and supply platforms, together with the net. Their presentation is attractive, in addition to informative, selling an curiosity in background and making the connections among the advancements of the day before today and the of this present day.

gains of this 3rd version contain:
*chronological and topical tables of contents;
*new fabric reflecting smooth study within the box;
*a new bankruptcy describing historic advancements from 1988 via to the present day;
*an accelerated bibliography, together with site and museum listings;
*an up to date and multiplied thesaurus and chronology; and
*extensive statistical info of the improvement of tv and radio stations, networks, advertisements, programming, audiences, and different facets of broadcasting.

Designed to be used in undergraduate and graduate classes at the historical past of yankee mass media, broadcasting, and digital media, Stay Tuned additionally suits good into mass verbal exchange survey classes as an creation to digital media issues. As a chronicle of yankee broadcasting, this quantity can also be attractive studying for someone drawn to outdated radio, early tv, and the origins and improvement of yankee broadcasting.

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