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Modern Radio and Audio Production: Programming and Performance 10th Edition

Carl Hausman | Frank (Fritz) Messere | Philip Benoit

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  • ISBN-10: 1305741110
  • ISBN-13: 9781305741119
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Overview

More flexible than ever, MODERN RADIO AND AUDIO PRODUCTION: PROGRAMMING AND PERFORMANCE, 10e delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage that enables instructors to choose whether they focus on audio, radio, or a combination of both. Completely up to date, the text features new material on the latest trends and technologies along with explanations of traditional equipment and practices. The authors' clear writing style, excellent descriptions and explanations, and attention to detail make the text extremely student friendly. In addition to new examples, illustrations, and photos throughout, the text's three all-new chapters focus on writing, ethics, and mobile radio.

Carl Hausman, Rowan University

Carl Hausman is Professor of Journalism at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J. He holds a Ph.D. from the Union Graduate School and did his post-doctoral fellowship at New York University. He is the author of 20 books, including several texts on broadcasting and journalism. His works also include investigative and explanatory books, articles, and columns, and he has appeared on a variety of talk shows including the O'Reilly Factor, ABC's World News Now with Anderson Cooper, CBS Radio's Capitol Voices, and CNN's Outlook. A former talk show host and anchor, Hausman has done voice-over work for a variety of corporate and institutional clients. His academic specialty is media ethics, and he has written two books on the subject and testified before Congress on ethics issues. Hausman served several terms as broadcast judging chair of the National Headliner Awards, one of the nation's oldest and largest programs recognizing journalism excellence.

Frank (Fritz) Messere, State University of New York-Oswego

Fritz Messere is founding dean of the School of Communication, Media and the Arts at the State University of New York at Oswego. A member of Oswego's communication studies faculty since 1977, he is a former coordinator of its broadcasting and mass communication program and two-time department chair. Messere received both his bachelor's and master's degrees from Oswego and did post-graduate work at Cornell University. He is the co-author of five textbooks on electronic media and communication, including BROADCASTING, CABLE, THE INTERNET AND BEYOND. A nationally recognized expert on broadcasting regulation and telecommunications, Messere has served as external assistant to FCC Commissioner Mimi Wayforth Dawson, as senior fellow of the Annenberg Washington Program in Communication Policy, and on the Rural Policy Research Institute's National Experts Panel on Telecommunications.

Philip Benoit, Millersville University

Philip Benoit is an adjunct professor of English at Pennsylvania's Millersville University. He previously served as director of public affairs at Middlebury College in Vermont and associate vice president for communications at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. With a broad background in radio, television, and public relations, Benoit was the first director of the broadcasting academic program at SUNY Oswego. He also served as executive officer of the American Forces Network in Europe and American advisor to the Vietnamese Armed Forces Radio Network.
  • The text's historical perspective illustrates how technologies have changed radio in the past and explains what that might mean for our future.
  • Chapter content is enhanced with vibrant photos demonstrating various industry tools.
  • All discussions of software throughout the text reflect the latest developments and practices from the field.
  • Helping students develop a solid ethical foundation, the “Think About It” feature looks at some of the ethical dilemmas faced in today's era of mushrooming instant-communication channels-including the 14-hour news cycle and the relentless drive for profit.
  • Offering accessible tips on performance, “You're On” features include the latest techniques in voice-tracking and automation.
  • “Tuning Into Technology” features examine new trends, equipment, and practices in radio production. Topics include digital editing, the role of the computer as the new engine of audio, and much more.
  • Intriguing “Radio Retro” stories show how radio's past connects with the present-and possibly the future.
  • “Industry Update” features track current trends in the business to help students interested in a career in radio plan their path.
  • Integrating up-to-date explanations of current technologies, MODERN RADIO AND AUDIO PRODUCTION: PROGRAMMING AND PERFORMANCE maintains the central theme that radio is primarily about communicating a message and is secondarily about hardware.

Modern Radio and Audio Production: Programming and Performance

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Production in Modern Radio and Online Audio Media.
Part I: AUDIO FUNDAMENTALS.
2. Sound and Microphones.
3. Consoles.
4. Playback and Recording Technology.
5. Editing.
Part II: RADIO FUNDAMENTALS.
6. Recorded Program Production.
7. Live, On-Air Production.
8. Computer-Driven Technology.
Part III: AURAL COMMUNICATION.
9. Achieving an Effect.
10. Drama and Dramatic Elements in Radio.
11. Writing for the Ear.
Part IV: SPECIALIZED PRODUCTION.
12. Commercial Production.
13. News Production.
14. Remote and Sports Production.
15. Advanced Production: Multichannel, Music, and Special Effects.
Part V: The Business of Radio-Legacy and New Media Models.
16. Production, Programming, and the Modern Format.
17. Radio and the New Digital Infrastructure.
18. Mobile Radio and the Battle for the Dashboard.
19. Entrepreneurial Radio.
20. Ethics and the Communication Professional.