BOOK: Radio audience in a networked society

A new book in the Routledge series Studies in European communication research & education has been published. Titled Radio Audiences and Participation in the Age of Network Society the volume discusses the forms and extent of audience-producer interaction in modern radio. The book is edited by Tiziano Bonini, of IULM University of Milan, and Belén Monclús, of Autonomous University of Barcelona.

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Preface David Hendy
Introduction. The Listener as Producer: The Rise of the Networked Listener Tiziano Bonini

Part 1: Interactive Publics (Telephone, Short
 Message Service, Social Networks)

1.When Speech Was ‘Meaningful’ and Presenters 
Were Just a Phone Call Away: The Development of Popular Radio Talk Formats in Early UK Commercial Radio Guy Starkey

2. Domesticated Voices: Listener ‘Participation’ 
in Everyday Radio Shows Jan Pinseler

3. Radio Audience Interaction: SMS Mobile Texting vs. Facebook Asta Zelenkauskaite

4. Listeners, Social Networks and the Construction of Talk Radio Information’s Discourse in the 2.0 Age Belén Monclús, Maria Gutiérrez, Xavier Ribes, Iliana Ferrer and Josep Maria Martí

5. Sports Broadcasting in the Age of Network Society: Engagement with Listeners and Interaction throughout a Collective Experience Toni Sellas

Part 2: Productive Publics

6. The Automatic DJ? Control, Automation and Creativity in Commercial Music Radio Fredrik Stiernstedt

7. Redefining Co-production in German Radio: Incorporating the Listener in German Radio Plays Golo Föllmer

8. Radio Ambulante: Narrative Radio Journalism
in the Age of Crowdfunding Manuel Fernández-Sande

9. User-Generated Playlists: Radio Music Programming in the Age of Peer-to-Peer Production, Distribution, and Consumption J. Ignacio Gallego

10. Community Radio and Participation: Listeners as Productive Publics Salvatore Scifo

11. Radio Wnet: From Mainstream to Grassroots:
A Case Study of Productive Listeners Grażyna Stachyra

12. Getting Listeners Involved: Rádio Ás, a Community Web Project Stanislaw Jedrzejewski and Madalena Oliveira

13. The Value of Productive Publics in Radio: A Theoretical Frame on Value Creation in Participatory Culture Adam Arvidsson


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