Over the last sixty years or so academic interest in the mass media has burgeoned. It is not, perhaps, surprising that this interest at first focused principally on the visual media of film and television, where it has remained intensive. Nevertheless, serious thinking about radio soon followed. Despite its apparent limitations, were there some advantages that radio enjoyed over the visual media? In what ways, for instance, could it mediate genres like drama and sport, which traditionally depended for their effectiveness on ...

Radio 2009, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415448642