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Radio Studies

This guide highlights library and internet resources for the history of Radio and Radio broadcasting.

New Books on Radio Broadcasting in the Library's Collections

Find new titles about Radio Broadcasting in the library's collections.

Keeping up with the journal literature

A short definition for "radio"

1. The first electronic mass medium of communication, involving an audio signal broadcast wirelessly in the form of radio waves from a high-power transmitter to a low-power receiver (radio set). Radio shares many of its representational and institutional characteristics with television. See also live; radio genres.

2. A means of interpersonal communication over short distances which uses transmitter/receiver devices that use a low-power half-duplex radio signal.

Chandler, D., & Munday, R. (2020). Radio. In A Dictionary of Media and Communication. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 22 Oct. 2020

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