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Title Reality radio : telling true stories in sound / edited by John Biewen and Alexa Dilworth
Edition Second edition, revised and expanded
Published Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press ; [Durham, N.C.] : in association with the Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Documentary arts and culture
Documentary arts and culture.
Contents Foreword / Starlee Kine -- Introduction / John Biewen -- Are we on the air? / Chris Brookes -- That Jackie Kennedy moment / Scott Carrier -- Talking to strangers / The Kitchen Sisters -- Variations in tape use and the position of the narrator: Alix Spiegel's practical guide to different radio techniques / Alix Spiegel -- No holes were drilled in the heads of animals / Jad Abumrad -- Harnessing luck as an industrial product / Ira Glass -- One story, week by week: an interview with Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder -- Story time at the Azteca Boxing Club / Daniel Alarcón -- Covering home / Katie Davis -- What did she just say? / Damali Ayo -- Out there / Sherre Delys -- Cigarettes and dance steps / Alan Hall -- Unreality radio / Natalie Kestecher -- Finding the beats / Glynn Washington -- Finding the poetry / Dmae Roberts -- Everyone around you has a story the world needs to hear / Dave Isay -- Diaries and detritus: one perfectionist's search for imperfection / Joe Richman -- Living history / Stephen Smith -- The voice and the place / Sandy Tolan -- Crossing borders / Maria Martin -- Adventurers in sound / Karen Michel -- Salt is flavor and other tips learned while cooking / Emily Botein -- Afterword: listen / Jay Allison
Summary "This new revised and expanded edition of Reality Radio celebrates today's best audio documentary work by bringing together some of the most influential and innovative practitioners from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. With a new foreword and five new essays, this book takes stock of the transformations in radio documentary since the publication of the first edition: the ascendance of the podcast; greater cultural, racial, and topical variety; and the changing economics of radio itself"-- Provided by publisher
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 16, 2017)
Subject Community radio.
Documentary radio programs -- Production and direction.
Documentary radio programs.
Form Electronic book
Author Biewen, John, editor
Dilworth, Alexa, editor
ISBN 1469633140 (electronic bk.)
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