Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States

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Film History: An Introduction, 3rd Edition

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McGraw-Hill #ad - Mcgraw-hill connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Written by two of the leading scholars in film studies, global survey of the medium that covers the development of every genre in film, Film History: An Introduction is a comprehensive, from drama and comedy to documentary and experimental.

The third edition of film history is thoroughly updated and includes the first comprehensive overviews of the impact of globalization and digital technology on the cinema. Any serious film scholar--professor, undergraduate, or graduate student--will want to read and keep Film History. Visit the author's blog at http://www.

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A History of Narrative Film Fifth Edition

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Stay Tuned: A History of American Broadcasting, 3rd Edition LEA's Communication Series

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Lawernce Erlbaum Associates #ad - This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to bring the story of American broadcasting forward to the 21st century, affording readers not only the history of the most important and pervasive institution affecting our society, but also providing a contextual transition to the Internet and other modern media.

As a chronicle of american broadcasting, early television, this volume is also engaging reading for anyone interested in old radio, and the origins and development of American broadcasting. Sterling and john michael kittross is apparent as they lead readers through the development of American electronic mass media, and delivery systems, programming, business entities, from the first electrical communication telegraph and telephone; through radio and television; to the present convergence of media, including the Internet.

Features of this third edition include: *chronological and topical tables of contents; *new material reflecting modern research in the field; *a new chapter describing historical developments from 1988 through to the current day; *an expanded bibliography, including Web site and museum listings; *an updated and expanded glossary and chronology; and *extensive statistical data of the development of television and radio stations, networks, audiences, programming, advertising, and other aspects of broadcasting.

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How To Watch Television

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NYU Press #ad - Ethan thompson is associate Professor at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi. Used book in Good Condition. He is the author of parody and taste in postwar American Television Culture, and co-editor of Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post-Network Era. Used book in Good Condition. How to watch television brings together forty original essays from today's leading scholars on television culture, writing about the programs they care and think the most about.

Jason mittell is professor of Film & Media Culture and American Studies at Middlebury College. The essays model how to practice media criticism in accessible language, providing critical insights through analysis--suggesting a way of looking at TV that students and interested viewers might emulate. While the book primarily focuses on American television, important programs with international origins and transnational circulation are also covered.

The contributors discuss a wide range of television programs past and present, covering many formats and genres, broadcast and cable, spanning fiction and non-fiction, providing a broad representation of the programs that are likely to be covered in a media studies course. Addressing television series from the medium's earliest days to contemporary online transformations of television, How to Watch Television is designed to engender classroom discussion among television critics of all backgrounds.

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The Television Will Be Revolutionized, Second Edition

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NYU Press #ad - Go behind the tv screen to explore what is changing, why it is changing, and why the changes matters. Many proclaimed the “end of television” in the early years of the twenty-first century, as capabilities and features of the boxes that occupied a central space in American living rooms for the preceding fifty years were radically remade.

In this revised, second edition of her definitive book, Amanda D. Shifts in the basic practices of making and distributing television have not been hastening its demise, how we use it—in short, what we expect from it, but are redefining what we can do with television, revolutionizing it. Lotz begins to deconstruct the future of different kinds of television—exploring how “prized content, and linear viewing may all be “television, ” live television sports and contests, ” but very different types of television for both viewers and producers.

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Writing Short Films: Structure and Content for Screenwriters

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Revolutions in Communication: Media History from Gutenberg to the Digital Age

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Bloomsbury Academic #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Lone eagle Publishing Company. Revolutions in communication offers a new approach to media history, presenting an encyclopedic look at the way technological change has linked social and ideological communities. Used book in Good Condition. Bloomsbury Academic. Using key figures in history to benchmark the chronology of technical innovation, electronic communication and digital information, Kovarik's exhaustive scholarship narrates the story of revolutions in printing, while drawing parallels between the past and present.

Updated to reflect new research that has surfaced these past few years, Revolutions in Communication continues to provide students and teachers with the most readable history of communications, while including enough international perspective to get the most accurate sense of the field. The supplemental reading materials on the companion website include slideshows, podcasts and video demonstration plans in order to facilitate further reading.

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Screenplay: Writing the Picture, 2nd Edition

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Silman-James Press #ad - The second edition of this popular manual is completely revised, and includes new chapters on such subjects as Webisodes and video games, reflecting current film industry practices, as well as updates to its many examples. Well-written, comprehensive and filled with both innovative and tried-and-true writing techniques, illustrative screenplay examples and sage advice from veteran writers, Screenplay will help novices as well as working screenwriters improve and sell their scripts.

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The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style Hollywood Standard: The Complete & Authoritative Guide to

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Television Production

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