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Modern Radio Production : Product, Programming, Performance (7TH 07 - Old Edition)by Carl Hausman
Synopses & Reviews
MODERN RADIO PRODUCTION provides students with a current, comprehensive look at radio production and programming, integrating new material on cutting-edge technologies with explanations of traditional equipment and practices. The authors' clear writing style, excellent descriptions and explanations, and attention to detail ensure that the text is consistent and appropriate for use in undergraduate courses.
Book News Annotation:
This textbook explains how to operate the console and recording devices in a radio booth, introduces electronic editing techniques, and outlines the structure of dramatic, commercial, news, and sports productions. Black-and-white photographs are provided. The seventh edition updates the material on audio files, music bed programs, and radio formats. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
MODERN RADIO PRODUCTION is a current, comprehensive look at radio production and programming that integrated cutting-edge technologies with explanations of traditional equipment and practices. A clear writing style, excellent descriptions and explanations, and attention to detail make this book easy to read and study from.
About the Author
Carl Hausman (Ph.D., the Union Graduate School; post-doctoral fellowship, New York University) is Associate Professor of Communications at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey. Hausman is the author of 20 books, including nine on the mass media. He has worked as a radio producer, staff announcer, and freelance voice-over announcer. In addition to his experience in news and news management he has testified before Congress on media ethics issues.Philip Benoit (M.A., State University of New York, Oswego) is director of Public Affairs at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. Formerly the director of broadcasting at SUNY Oswego, Benoit has a broad background in radio, television, and public relations. He was executive officer of the American Forces Network in Europe and American Advisor to the Vietnamese Armed Forces Radio Network.Fritz Messere is Professor of Broadcasting and Telecommunications and chairman of Communication Studies at SUNY-Oswego. Messere has worked in radio and television and has an extensive background in production. He served as external assistant to FCC Commissioner Mimi Dawson and was the Faculty Fellow of the Annenberg Washington Program in Communication Policy Studies.Lewis B. O'Donnell was Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies at SUNY Oswego. O'Donnell, a former president of a radio station ownership group, worked in a variety of management and performance positions in radio and television. He was awarded the Frank Stanton Fellowship by the International Radio and Television Society and he received the New York State Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Table of Contents
Preface. Foreword. Part One: THE TOOLS. 1. Production in Modern Radio. 2. The Console. 3. CD Players, Recordable CDs and Turntables. 4. Recording and Playback Devices. 5. Microphones and Sound. Part Two: THE TECHNIQUES. 6. Electronic and Physical Editing. 7. Recorded Program Production. 8. Live, On-Air Production. 9. More About the Computer in Radio Production. Part Three: THE APPLICATIONS. 10. Achieving an Effect. 11. Drama and Dramatic Elements in Radio Production. 12. Commercial Production. 13. Radio Production for News and Public Affairs. 14. Remote and Sports Production. 15. Advanced Radio Production. 16. Production, Programming, and the Modern Format. Appendix A: Another Time: A Play by Richard Wilson. Appendix B: A Capsule History of Radio: Past Meets Future for the Modern.
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