This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Part 1: Climate1. The historical context; 2. Culture at a crisis - Broadcasting and British society in the 1920s and 1930s; 3. The American way? Tension and inspiration in transatlantic influencePart 2: Production issues4. Radio for sale - Sponsored programming in British radio during the 1930s; 5. Recording technologies and strategiesPart 3: Competition and response6. 1928-1935; 7. 1935-1939; 8. 1940-1945; Post warBibliography; Appendices. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Histories of British broadcasting suggest that the BBC monopoly was never seriously challenged until the coming of ITV in 1955. Crossing the Ether counters this view, telling the story of commercial radio?s first challenge to the Public Service monopoly between 1930 and 1939. In the telling, this account provides substantial primary evidence that radio in Britain during the 1930s was a battleground between continental-based stations, run by British and American commercial interests, and the BBC, beset by paternalistic and sabbatarian principles.
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Seán Street is Professor of Radio, Bournemouth Media School, Bournemouth University, UK.
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