BBC Sport in Black and White

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Author: Richard Haynes

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137455012

Category: History

Page: 347

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This book provides the first detailed account of the formative decades of BBC televised sport when it launched its flagship programmes Sportsview, Grandstand and Match of the Day. Based on extensive archival research in the BBC’s written archives and interviews with leading producers, editors and commentators of the period, it provides a ‘behind-the-scenes’ narrative history of this major institution of British cultural life. In 2016 the BBC celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of its television coverage of England’s World Cup victory. Their coverage produced one of the most oft-played moments in the history of television, Kenneth Wolstenholme’s famous line: ‘Some people are on the pitch, they think it’s all over ... it is now!’ as Geoff Hurst scored England’s fourth goal, securing England’s 4-2 victory. It was a landmark in English football as well as a watershed in the BBC’s highly professionalised approach to televised sport. How the BBC reached this peak of television expertise, and who was behind their success in developing the techniques of televised sport, is the focus of this book.

Local Journalism and Local Media

Making the Local News

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Author: Bob Franklin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134181191

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

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The local media - local newspapers and radio, regional television, cable television and local news on the internet - represents a diverse and rapidly-changing sector of the British media landscape. Bringing together media academics, local journalists and other media professionals, this text presents a thorough, up-to-date and authoritative account of recent developments and future prospects for Britain's local newspapers, local media and local journalism. Drawing on current research and relevant literature, the book covers: *key developments in the local media scene *the distinctive editorial format of local newspapers *news sources and other sources available to local journalists *recent developments in media policy *online journalism *ethics and regulations *the impact of new technology. Situating the study within the context of local, national and multi-national media networks, this unique text provides students with a well-written and wide-ranging assessment of all aspects of the local media in the UK and as such, will be a welcome addition to the current literature.

Murder, Gender and the Media

Narratives of Dangerous Love

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Author: Jane Monckton-Smith

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137007737

Category: Social Science

Page: 187

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A shocking look at how the idea of romantic love can justify and excuse the killing of women by their partners, and lead to sympathy and reduced sentences for the killers. The author explores how stories of domestic homicide are told in the news, by the police, and in the courts, drawing from 72 cases which took place over a twelve month period.

Young British Muslims

Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

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Author: Nahid Afrose Kabir

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748686924

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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In Britain's highly politicised social climate in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombings, this book provides an in-depth understanding of British Muslim identity. Nahid Kabir has carried out over 200 in-depth, semi-structured interviews with young Muslims in five British cities: London, Leicester, Bradford, Leeds and Cardiff. By emphasising the importance of biculturalism, Kabir conveys a realistic and hopeful vision for their successful integration into British society.

Queer Nostalgia in Cinema and Pop Culture

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Author: Gilad Padva

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137266341

Category: Social Science

Page: 254

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Queer Nostalgia in Cinema and Pop Culture is a fascinating study of queer nostalgia in films, animation and music videos as means of empowerment, re-evaluating and recreating lost gay youth, coming to terms with one's sexual otherness and homoerotic desires, and creatively challenging homophobia, chauvinism, ageism and racism.

Public Issue Radio

Talks, News and Current Affairs in the Twentieth Century

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Author: Hugh Chignell

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0230247393

Category: History

Page: 249

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Based on original and previously unseen written and sound archives and interviews with former and current radio producers and presenters, Public Issue Radio addresses the controversial question of the political leanings of current affairs programmes, and asks if Analysis became an early platform for both Thatcherite and Blairite ideas.

Homosexualities, Muslim Cultures and Modernity

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Author: M. Rahman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137002964

Category: Social Science

Page: 233

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This book addresses the increasing role of queer politics within forms of Islamophobia, both by exploring the framing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues as a key marker of western superiority and by identifying the ways in which Muslim homophobia contributes to this dialectic.

Dictionary of Media and Communication Studies

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Author: James Watson,Anne Hill

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 034091338X

Category: Social Science

Page: 337

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No student of media, communication and cultural studies can afford to be without the new edition of Watson and Hill.

Race in Transnational and Transracial Adoption

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Author: Vilna Bashi Treitler

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137275235

Category: Social Science

Page: 286

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When parents form families by reaching across social barriers to adopt children, where and how does race enter the adoption process? How do agencies, parents, and the adopted children themselves deal with issues of difference in adoption? This volume engages writers from both sides of the Atlantic to take a close look at these issues.

Metaphor and Dialectic in Managing Diversity

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Author: C. Schwabenland

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137022671

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Metaphor and dialectic are modes of thinking that influence the ways in which we identify what we have in common with others, how we differ and how we manage this diversity to achieve organizational goals. This book explores how we can become more aware of these unconscious processes and challenge stereotypes.

Radio Propaganda and the Broadcasting of Hatred

Historical Development and Definitions

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Author: Keith Somerville

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0230278299

Category: History

Page: 275

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During the Rwandan genocide of 1994, radio was used as a tool to encourage hatred, to dehumanize 'others' and to incite the mass murder or targeted groups. It became infamous - the radio station was nicknamed radio machete. In Kenya in 2007-8, local radio stations broadcast messages which incited violence, and for twelve years Nazi-controlled radio spewed out a constant stream of racial hatred against Jews, Russians and other Slavs. This set the agenda for genocide and the inhuman treatment of enemy peoples. This book gives a detailed account of the development of propaganda and the way radio transformed the delivery and impact of propaganda, making possible the use of hate broadcasting as a weapon. Despite many studies of propaganda, the trials at Nuremburg, Arusha and an impending trial of Kenyans at the Hague, there is still no definition of hate radio - Keith Somerville provides a clear picture of what it involves and defines its key characteristics.

A white side of black Britain

interracial intimacy and racial literacy

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Author: France Winddance Twine,Michael Smyth

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

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Focuses on the struggles of white mothers parenting African-descent children in Britain, analyzing the complex, racialized status of these women and their commitments to antiracism.

Regional Aesthetics

Mapping UK Media Cultures

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Author: Ieuan Franklin,Hugh Chignell,Kristin Skoog

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 1137532831

Category: Art

Page: 258

View: 7862

This book is about forms of media that have reflected – or increased consciousness of - a sense of place or a regional identity. From landscape painting in the Romantic era to newspaper coverage of devolution, the chapters explore, through contextualized case studies, the aesthetics of a wide range of local, regional and grassroots forms of media.

The Radio Drama Handbook

Audio Drama in Context and Practice

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Author: Richard J. Hand,Mary Traynor

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441147438

Category: Social Science

Page: 227

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Football's Dark Side: Corruption, Homophobia, Violence and Racism in the Beautiful Game

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Author: Ellis Cashmore,J. Cleland

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137371277

Category: Social Science

Page: 106

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Association football is the richest, most popular sport in history with a multicultural global following. It is also riven with corruption, racism, homophobia and a violence that has for decades resisted all attempts to tame it. Cashmore and Cleland examine football's dark side: the unpleasant, sleazy and downright nasty aspects of the sport.

Taboo Comedy

Television and Controversial Humour

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Author: Chiara Bucaria,Luca Barra

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137593385

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 238

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The essays in this collection explore taboo and controversial humour in traditional scripted (sitcoms and other comedy series, animated series) and non-scripted forms (stand-up comedy, factual and reality shows, and advertising) both on cable and network television. Whilst the focus is predominantly on the US and UK, the contributors also address more general and global issues and different contexts of reception, in an attempt to look at this kind of comedy from different perspectives. Over the last few decades, taboo comedy has become a staple of television programming, thus raising issues concerning its functions and appropriateness, and making it an extremely relevant subject for those interested in how both humour and television work.

The Democratic Value of News

Why Public Service Media Matter

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Author: Stephen Cushion

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137272392

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Just how important are public service media to democratic culture? Stephen Cushion puts forward the convincing argument that, for all the commercial choice and competition in contemporary news culture, public service media do not only remain distinctive from market-driven media, they contribute to raising the editorial standards of journalism more widely as well. At a time when public service media are under increasing pressure to justify their licence fees, Cushion undertakes a comprehensive review of studies examining the 'quality' of journalism produced by public and market-driven media around the world. In doing so, some important and timely questions are raised: Do public service media supply editorially distinctive news to market-driven media? Should citizens continue to subsidize news when so much commercial competition and choice is available? Reviewing also the impact news has on people's knowledge, civic participation and levels of trust towards competing media systems, he finds that the democratic value of news is more likely to be enhanced when it is produced by public rather than market-driven media. The Democratic Value of News provides a useful hybrid of theory and practice and helpfully introduces the concept and history of public service broadcasting. It aims to develop and encourage scholarship asking whether public service media are distinctive from market-driven systems, in addition to serving as an invaluable textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Media, Journalism and Communication studies. STEPHEN CUSHION is a Lecturer in Journalism at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University, UK.

Leadership: All You Need to Know

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Author: David Pendleton,Adrian Furnham

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0230319459

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

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When times are hard, leadership makes the greatest difference. So says the evidence. This book shows how to make the kind of difference that all organizations, both public and private sector, want and need. Early chapters show the powerful effect leadership can have on organizations; subsequent chapters present new ideas that are elegantly simple, conceptually coherent and radically different, based on the best research in the field. The ideas in this book have also been tested in major multinational organizations over recent years. The aim is to provide leaders and those who work with them with a practical guide to how to increase the effectiveness of leadership in any organization.

Library Journal

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

Screenwriting Poetics and the Screen Idea

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Author: I. MacDonald,Ian W. Macdonald

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230392296

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 271

View: 7508

A new, original investigation into how screenwriting works; the practices, creative 'poetics' and texts that serve the screen idea. Using a range of film, media and creative theories, it includes new case studies on the successful ITV soap Emmerdale, Hitchcock's first major screenwriter and David Lean's unfinished film, Nostromo.