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By Mitzi Waltz

ISBN-10: 0748619577

ISBN-13: 9780748619573

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This examine of different and activist media presents an creation to substitute media theories, audiences and practices. It brings diversified voices and ideas from open air the industrial media international to the fore, enriching and hard mass media. Illustrated with ancient and present examples, from either a united kingdom and overseas viewpoint, it is also conscientiously built workouts and dialogue themes in keeping with case stories and to be had texts.Topics contain where of other media in a mass-media global; a background of different and activist media; media participation and intake by way of marginalised audiences; using pirate and group radio, video and tv through neighborhood and minority teams; fanzines and different small publishing ventures by means of participants; using substitute media for explorations in layout; the blurring of barriers among replacement and mass media; and new know-how and its percentages for replacement media.Features:* a special learn of other and activism-oriented media designed for college kids of media reviews, print and broadcast journalism, cultural stories, media sociology and comparable disciplines* comprises large notes and net assets* includes workouts and extra assets, comparable to prompt extra studying or film/video/digital media for dialogue, in each one bankruptcy.

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An audio source. This could be a microphone for a DJ, or a turntable, tape deck or CD player. 2. An audio mixer (available from hobby shops, such as Radio Shack, from catalogues, or online). 3. A stereo radio transmitter (available in kit form or ready-built). 4. An antenna. Additional equipment, and specific types of kit or equipment adjustments, can improve the quality and reach of your broadcast. For detailed specifications, suggestions, and information about places that sell equipment, see the sources listed under ‘Further reading’ later in this chapter.

These stations were hugely popular, commercial operations, offering rock and roll and youth culture at a time when the mainstream airwaves did not. Today, however, the majority of pirate stations are small, fly-by-night operations involving just a few people and not reliant on traditional advertising. Most use the FM dial; others can be found on shortwave radio. The equipment used can fit in a suitcase. Indeed, a web search as this book went to press revealed a do-it-yourself guide to broadcasting using nothing more than an Apple iPod and a tiny wireless transmitter.

An audio source. This could be a microphone for a DJ, or a turntable, tape deck or CD player. 2. An audio mixer (available from hobby shops, such as Radio Shack, from catalogues, or online). 3. A stereo radio transmitter (available in kit form or ready-built). 4. An antenna. Additional equipment, and specific types of kit or equipment adjustments, can improve the quality and reach of your broadcast. For detailed specifications, suggestions, and information about places that sell equipment, see the sources listed under ‘Further reading’ later in this chapter.

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