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Communication and Journalism

Reference Books on this Topic

The A to Z of African-American television / Kathleen Fearn-Banks.

Call number: PN1992.8.A34 F43 2009

Blacks in American films and television : an encyclopedia / Donald Bogle.

Call number: PN1995.9.N4 B58 1988

Encyclopedia of television / Museum of Broadcast Communications ; Horace Newcomb, editor.

Call number: PN1992.18 .E53 2004

Encyclopedia of television shows, 1925 through 2007 / Vincent Terrace.

Call number: PN1992.3.U5 T463 2009

Encyclopedia of television subjects, themes and settings / Vincent Terrace.

Call number: PN1992.18 .T38 2007 

The Focal encyclopedia of film & television techniques.

Call number: TR847 .F62 1969

International television & video almanac.

Call number: PN1992.1 .I57

Les Brown's encyclopedia of television.

Call number: PN1992.18 .B7 1992

The New York times encyclopedia of television / Les Brown ; contributing editors, Richard Block ... [et al.] ; research, Kathryn Moody ... [et al.].

Call number: PN1992.18 .B7 1977

Television & cable factbook.

Call number: HE8700.4 .T453

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Web Sites on this Topic

The Encyclopedia of Television (Museum of Broadcast Communications)

"Examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid television and the quiz show scandal. It also includes histories of major television networks as well as broadcasting systems around the world and is complemented by resource materials, photos and bibliographical information."

Media Studies, TV, Radio and Media Watchers (Univ. of Iowa)

A free educational website for all forms of electronic media, with hundreds of exclusive tutorials covering video & television production, audio work, photography, graphics, and web design, utilities, reference material (e.g. user manuals), industry news and a helpful forum


"...Online resource and industry directory for film, television, video and digital media production. Developed as a tool for people to locate production products, services and professionals."

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