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Signals in the Air: Native Broadcasting in America [Hardcover]

Michael Keith

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Jan. 16 1995 0275948765 978-0275948764

Signals in the Air: Native Broadcasting in America is the first book-length study of one of the most unique communications enterprises in U.S. history. It is the remarkable account of how the nation's most exploited minority group overcame adversity by embracing the airwaves. Through their own radio and television stations, American Indians have found a way to keep their cultures and languages from perishing. This book examines the impetus behind the development of Native-run stations and how these stations operate today. It assesses the influence and impact of Native broadcasts in the Indigenous community and seeks to chronicle the formidable challenges confronting Indian broadcasters as they provide vital programming services to the often impoverished inhabitants of the nation's remote reservations.


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  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Praeger (Jan. 16 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0275948765
  • ISBN-13: 978-0275948764
  • Product Dimensions: 24.2 x 16.1 x 2.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 318 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,244,438 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This book is a significant achievement and a welcome addition to the small list of publications on this subject. It gives those of us who work in the field a chance to see where we have come from and an opportunity to reflect on where we are headed."-Mr. Frank Blythe Founding Member and Executive Director Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium

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Breaks new important ground in communication studies by shedding light on the 'first minority' and its growing use of electronic media. Keith provides a valuable service with this readable survey of a fascinating market….Important reading offering considerable insight by an expert observer. Communication Booknotes …There are a few scholarly articles and segments in books about ethnic broadcasting, but nothing compares with Signals in the Air….[It is] well-written and logically organized. This book is important because it is the most current and complete piece of literature available on the indigenous broadcasting in America. Journal Radio Studies


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4.0 out of 5 stars Signals covers underrepresented topic Dec 10 1999
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Perhaps it is as a result of the influx of newer media or the fact that it's always been around for most of us, that we often take radio for granted. And yet what a valuable resource the signals that permeate the ether can be. Take for example the role of radio in the Native American community. That's exactly the subject of Keith's book. I borrowed it from a professor of mine and am enjoying the read. It's an interesting and important treatise on the underreported native broadcasters. If you love radio, especially the kind that really serves a community (that's me!), and are at all into programming aspects, I recommend you get the book.

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