Up in the air? The matter of radio studies

Lacey, Kate (2018) Up in the air? The matter of radio studies. Radio Journal: International Studies in Broadcast & Audio Media, 16 (2). pp. 109-126. ISSN 1476-4504

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It is ten years since this journal published ‘Ten Years of Radio Studies: The Very Idea!’, a reflection on a decade of work since the launch of the Radio Studies Network (Lacey, 2008). To caricature the main thesis, I argued against the idea of ‘radio studies’ on the grounds that there is no such thing as radio, and that setting up a new intellectual enclave would continue to isolate, distort and marginalise our work pragmatically, intellectually and philosophically. This essay is a response to the editors’ invitation – and challenge - to revisit that argument another ten years on.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Radio, Radio Studies, Media Studies
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Media and Film
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and communications > HE7601 Telecommunication industry. Telegraph > HE8689 Radio and television broadcasting
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1001 Social psychology > HM1176 Social influence. Social pressure > HM1181 Attitude > HM1206 Communication. Mass media
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P0087 Communication. Mass media
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication
Depositing User: Kate Lacey
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2018 12:41
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2019 02:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/79649

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