Radio for Media Studies

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Radio for Media Studies

Classroom Resources


September 1st, 2003





Written mainly for the Media teacher new to radio, Clive Edwards has produced an eloquent argument for the use of this neglected medium in the classroom. Beginning with an overview of the history and development of Public Service radio, the Teachers Guide goes on to look at the rise of the commercial and local radio sector since the 1970s and the state of the medium in Britain today with reference to all of the key concepts of Media Studies. In an extended section on local and community radio, the author provides case studies of stations together with a discussion of the role of hospital, student and pirate radio. This Teacher's Guide is best used in conjunction with Radio for Media Studies: Classroom Resources.