Additional Reading

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Advertising

Baldwin, Huntley. How to Create Effective TV Commercials. 2nd ed. Lincolnwood, IL: NTC Business Books, 1989.

Batra, Rajeev and Rashi Glazer, eds. Cable TV Advertising: In Search of the Right Formula. Westport, CT: Quorum/Greenwood, 1989.

Broadbent, Simon. The Advertiser's Handbook for Budget Determination. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1988.

Fueroghne, Dean Keith. "But the People in Legal Said...": A Guide to Current Legal Issues in Advertising. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin, 1989.

Gross, Lynne S" and David E. Reese. Radio Production Worktext: Studio and Equipment, 2nd ed. Stoneham,MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Hagerman, William L. Broadcast Advertising Copywriting. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

Hecker, Sidney and David W. Stewart, eds. Nonverbal Communication in Advertising. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1988.

Jones, Kensinger and others. Cable Advertising: New Ways to New Business. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1986.

Stewart, David W. and David H. Furse. Effective Television Advertising: A Study of 1000 Commercials. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1986.

Ulanoff, Stanley M. Advertising in America: An Introduction to Persuasive Communication. New York: Hastings House, 1977.

White, Hooper. How to Produce Effective TV Commercials. 2nd ed. Chicago: National Textbook Co., 1986.

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Animation

Mac Nicol, Gregory. Desktop Computer Animation: A Guide to Low-Cost Computer Animation. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

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Announcing


Hyde, Stuart W. Television and Radio Announcing. 6th ed. Boston, MA: Houghton-Mifflin, 1991.

Keith, Michael C. Broadcast Voice Performance. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

O'Donnell, Lewis B. and others. Announcing: Broadcast Communicating Today. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1992.

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Audio

Alkin, Glyn. Sound Recording and Reproduction. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1991.

Alkin, Glyn. Sound Techniques for Video and TV. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Alten, Stanley R. Audio in Media. 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1994.

Amyes, Tim. The Technique of AudioPost-Production in Video and Film. Stoneham, MA: Focal Press, 1990.

Baert, L., et. al. Digital Audio and Compact Disc Technology. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Bartlett, Bruce. Introduction to Professional Recording Techniques. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams, 1987.

Clifford, Martin. Microphones. 3rd ed. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1986.

Eargle, John M. Music, Sound, and Technology. New York: VanNostrand Reinhold, 1995.

Ford, Ty. Advanced Audio Production Techniques. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Gross, Lynne, and David E. Reese. Radio Production Worktext: Studio and Equipment. Boston, Focal Press, 1990.

Hubatka, Milton C. and others. Audio Sweetening for Film and TV. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1985.

Huber, David Miles. Audio Production Techniques for Video. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams, 1987.

Huber, David Miles. Microphone Manual: Design and Application. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1988.

Multichannel TV Sound: How Audio Came to Video.
Washington, DC: Television Digest, Inc., 1985.

Nisbett, Alec. The Sound Studio. 7th ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 2003.

O' Donnell, Lewis B., Modern Radio Production. 2nd ed. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1990.

Oringel, Robert S. Audio Control Handbook: For Radio, and Television Broadcasting. 6th ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Pohlmann, Ken C. Principles of Digital Audio. 2nd ed. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1989.

Prentiss, Stan. AM Stereo and TV Stereo: New Sound Dimensions. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1985.

Rumsey, Francis. MIDI Systems and Control. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Rumsey, Francis. Sound and Recording: An Introduction. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Rumsey, Francis. Stereo Sound for Television. London, Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Sweeney, Daniel. Demystifying Compact Discs: A Guide to Digital Audio. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1986.

Thom, Randy. Audio Craft: An Introduction to the Tools and Techniques of Audio Production. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: National Federation of Community Broadcasters, 1989.

Watkinson, John. The Art of Digital Audio. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Watkinson, John. R-DAT. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1991.

 

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Careers in Television

Allman, Paul. Exploring Careers in Video. Rev. ed. New York: Rosen Publishing Group, 1989.

Blanksteen, Jane and Avi Odeni. TV: Careers Behind The Screen. New York: John Wiley, 1987.

Buzzell, Linda. How to Make it in Hollywood. New York: HarperPerennial, 1992.

Costello, Marjorie and Cynthia Katz. Breaking into Video. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985.

Ellis, Elmo I. Opportunities in Broadcasting Careers. 3rd ed. Lincolnwood, IL.: National Textbook Co., 1986.

Farris, Linda Guess. Television Careers:A Guide to Breaking and Entering.

Fairfax, CA: Buy the BookEnterprises, 1995.

Horwin, Michael. Careers in Film and Video Production. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

Norona, Shonan, F.R. Opportunities in Television and Video Careers. Lincolnwood, IL: National Textbook, Co., 1988.

Pearlman, Donn. Breaking into Broadcasting: Getting a Good Job in Radio or TV - Out Front or Behind the Scenes. Chicago: Bonus Books, 1986.

Reed, Maxine, K. and Robert M. Reed. Career Opportunities in Television, Cable, and Video. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Facts on File, 1986.

Ulmer, Shirley and C.R. Sevilla. The Role of Script Supervision in Film and Television: A Career Guide. New York: Hastings House, 1986.

White, Ray. TV News: Building a Career in Broadcast Journalism. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

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Electronic Field Production

Adams, Michael H. Single-Camera Video. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown, 1992.

Bernard, Robert. Practical Videography: Field Systems and Troubleshooting. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

Compesi, Ronald J. and Ronald E. Sherriffs. Small Format Television Production: The Technique of Single-Camera Television Field Production. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1985.

Gross, Lynne S., and Larry W. Ward. Electronic Movie-Making. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1991.

Medoff, Norman J. and Tom Tanquary. Portable Video ENG and EFP. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1986.

Quinn, Gerald V. The Camcorder Handbook. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1987.

Ratcliff, John and N. Papworth. Single Camera Stereo Sound. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Schihl, Robert J. Single Camera Video: From Concept to Edited Master. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Ward, Peter. Basic Betacam Camerawork. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Whittaker, Ron. Video Field Production, 2nd ed. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing, 1996.

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Engineering/Technical

Amos, S.W. Dictionary of Electronics. 2nd ed. London, Boston: Butterworth, 1987.

Ballou, Glen, ed. Handbook for Sound Engineers: The New Audio Cyclopedia. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1987.

Bartlett, Bruce. Introduction to Professional Recording Techniques. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1987.

Baylin, Frank and Brent Gale. KU-Band Satellite TV: Theory, Installation and Repair. Boulder, CO: Baylin/Gale Productions, 1986.

Benson, K. Blair. Television Engineering Handbook. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986.

Camras, Marvin. Magnetic Recording Handbook. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1988.

Crutchfield, E.B., ed. National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook. 7th ed. Washington, DC: NAB, 1985.

Friedman, Jeffrey, ed. Better Video Images. White Plains, NY: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, 1989.

Hartings, Robert L. Basic TV Technology. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

Hoffman, E. Kenneth. Computer Graphic Applications. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1990.

Jorgensen, Finn. The Complete Handbook of Magnetic Recording. 3rd ed. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1988.

Lambert, Steve and Jane Sallis, eds. CD-1 and Interactive Videodisc Technology. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1986.

Mathias, Harry and Richard Patterson. Electronic Cinematography: Achieving Photographic Control Over the Video Image. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1985.

Mazda, F. F. Telecommunications Engineer's Reference Book. Boston:Focal Press, 1993.

McWhorter, Gene (Eugene W.) Understanding Digital Electronics. 2nd ed. Dallas, TX: Texas Instruments, 1984.

Medoff, Norman J. and Tanquary, Tom. Portable Video ENG and EFP. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1986.

Musburger, Robert B. Single Camera Video Production. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Noll, A. Michael. Television Technology: Fundamentals and Future Prospects. Norwood, MA: Artech, 1988.

Noll, A. Michael. Introduction to Telecommunications Electronics. Norwood, MA: Artech House, 1988.

Prentiss, Stan. HDTV/DTV: High Definition Television. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1990.

Pensinger, Glen, ed. 4:2:2 Digital Video: Background and Implementation. White Plains, NY: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, 1989.

Prentiss, Stan. Television from Analog to Digital. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1985.

Runstein, Robert E. and David Miles Huber. Modern Recording Techniques. 2nd ed. Inidianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1986.

Rzeszewski, Theodore S., ed. Television Technology Today. New York: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 1985.

Souter, Gerald A. The Disconnection: How to Interface Computers and Video. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1988.

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General Readings in Television


Bittner, John R. Broadcasting and Telecommunication: An Introduction. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1985.

Gross, Lynne S. The Internship Experience. Prospect Heights, IL:Waveland Press, 1993.

Gross, Lynne Schafer. The New Television Technologies. 3rd ed. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown Co., 1990.

Hanson, Jarice. Unerstanding Video: Applications, Impact, and Theory. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1987.

Head, Sydney W. and Christopher H. Sterling. Broadcasting in America: A Survey of Electronic Media. 6th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990.

Hilsman, Hoyt R. The New Electronic Media: Innovations in Video Technologies. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Keirstead, Phillip O. and Sonia-Kay Keirstead. The World of Telecommunication: Introduction to Broadcasting, Cable, and New Technologies. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

McDonald, James R. The Broadcaster's Dictionary. Rev. ed. Broomfield, CO: Wind Rivers Books, 1987.

Mirabito, Michael M.A. and Barbara Morganstern. The New Communications Technologies. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Sherman, Barry L. Telecommunications Management: The Broadcast and Cable Industries. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987.

Weise, Michael. Film and Video Budgets. Westport, Conn.:Michael Weise Film Productions, 1986.

Weinstein, Stephen B. Getting the Picture: A Guide to CATV and the New Electronic Media. New York: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1986.

Winship, Michael. Television. New York: Random House, 1988.

The World Radio TV Handbook. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1990.

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Graphic and Scenic Design


Byrne, Terry. Production Design for Television. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Blythe -Lord, Robin. Captions and Graphics for Low Budget Video. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Merritt, Douglas. Graphic Design in Television. Newton, MA.: Focal Press, 1993.

Millerson, Gerald. TV Scenic Design Handbook. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1989.

Olson, Robert. Art Direction for Film and Video. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

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Issues in Television Production


Christians, Clifford G. and others. Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning. 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 1987.

Creech, Kenneth C. Electronic Media Law and Regulation. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Fore, William F. Television and Religion: The Shaping of Faith, Values and Culture. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Publishing House, 1987.

Frankl, Razelle. Televangelism: The Marketing of Popular Religion. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987.

Hoover, Stewart M. Mass Media Religion: The Social Sources of the Electronic Church. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1988.

Limburg, Val E. Electronic Media Ethics. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Orlik, Peter B. Critiquing Television and Radio Content. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1988.

Rivers, William L. Ethics for the Media. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1988.

Rosen, Phillip T., ed. International Handbook of Broadcasting Systems. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1988.

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Law


Barber, Susanna. News Camera in the Courtroom: A Free Press-Fair Trial Debate. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corp., 1987.

Benko, Robert P. Protecting Intellectual Property Rights. Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute, 1987.

Bensman, Marvin R. Broadcast Regulation: Selected Cases and Decisions. 2nd ed. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1985.

Bezanson, Randall P. and others. Libel Law and the Press: Myth and Reality. New York: Free Press, 1987.

Braverman, Burt A. and Frances J. Chetwynd. Information Law: Freedom of Information, Privacy, Open Meetings, Other Access Laws. 2 vols. New York: Practicing Law Institute, 1985.

Carter, T. Barton and others. The First Amendment and the Fifth Estate: Regulation of Electronic Mass Media. 2nd ed. Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1989.

Dannay, Richard. How to Handle Basic Copywright and Trademark Problems. New York: Practicing Law Institute, 1990.

Dennis, Everette E. and others, eds. Media Freedom and Accountability. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Francois, William E. Mass Media Law and Regulation. 4th ed. New York: Wiley, 1986.

Franklin, Marc A. Cases and Materials on Mass Media Law. 3rd ed. Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1987.

Henn, Harry G. Copywright Law: A Practioner's Guide.2nd ed. New York: Practising Law Institute, 1988.

Ingelhart, Louis Edward. Press Freedoms. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Introduction to Copywright and Trademark Law 1987. New York: Practising Law Institute, 1987.

Kane, Peter E. Murder, Courts, and the Press: Issues in Free Press/Fair Trial. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986.

Krasnow, Erwin G. and Jill MacNiece. 101 Ways to Cut Legal Fees & Manage Your Lawyer: A Practical Guide For Broadcasters and Cable Operators. Washington, DC: Broadcasting Book Division, 1985.

Labunski, Richard. Libel and the First Amendment: Legal History and Practice in Print and Broadcasting. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1987.

Lawrence, John Shelton and Bernard Timberg, eds. Fair Use and Free Inquiry: Copywright Law and the News Media. 2nd ed. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corp, 1989.

Leibowitz, Matthew L. and Sanford H. Bohrer. Broadcasting and the Law News Handbook. Miami, FL: Broadcasting and the Law, 1988.

Leibowitz, Matthew L. and John M. Spencer. Broadcasting and the Law Political Handbook. Miami, FL: Broadcasting and the Law, 1988.

Meeske, Milan D. and R.C. Norris. Copywright for the Electronic Media: A Practical Guide. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1987.

Nelson, Harold L. and others. Law of Mass Communications: Freedom and Control of Print and Broadcast Media. 6th ed. Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1989.

Pember, Don R. Mass Media Law. 4th ed. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown, 1987.

Powe, Lucas A., Jr. American Broadcasting and the First Amendment. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.

Zuckman, Harvey L., et. al. Mass Communications Law in a Nutshell. 3rd ed. St. Paul, MN: West, 1988.

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Lighting


Brown, Blain. Motion Picture and Video Lighting. Newton, MA" Focal Press, 1993.

Carlson, Verne and Sylvia Carlson. Professional Lighting Handbook. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press: 1991.

Ferncase, Richard K. Basic Lighting Worktext for Film and Video. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Ferncase, Richard K. Film and Video Lighting Terms and Concepts. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Fitt, Brian and Joe Thornley. The Control of Light. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Fitt, Brian and Joe Thornley. Lighting by Design. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

LeTorneau, Tom. Lighting Techniques for Video Production: The Art of Casting Shadows. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1986.

Malkiewicz, Kris. Film Lighting.New York, Prentice-Hall, 1986.

Millerson, Gerald. Lighting for Video. 3rd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1991.

Millerson, Gerald. Technique of Lighting for Television and Film. Stoneham, MA: Focal Press,1991.

Sweet, Harvey. Handbook of Scenery, Properties, and Lighting. Vol. 1: Scenery and Props. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1990.

Viera, Dave. Lighting for Film and Electronic Cinematography. Belmont,CA: Wadsworth, 1993.

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News/Electronic Journalism


Atkins, Gary and William Rivers. Reporting With Understanding. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1987.

Becker, Lee B. and others. The Training and Hiring of Journalists. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corp., 1987.

Biagi, Shirley. Interviews That Work: A Practical Guide for Journalists. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1986.

Biagi, Shirley. Newstalk 2: State-of-the-Art Coversations With Today's Broadcast Journalists. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1987.

Block, Mervin. Writing Broadcast News - Shorter, Sharper, Stronger: A Professional Handbook. Chicago: Bonus Books, 1987.

Bohrer, Sanford L., et. al . News Handbook. Miami, FL: Broadcasting and the Law, 1988.

Boyd, Andrew. Broadcast Journalism: Techniques of Radio and TV News. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Burkett, Warren. News Reporting: Science, Medicine, and High Technology. Ames, Iowa State University Press, 1986.

Cohen, Akiba A. The Television News Interview. Newbury Park, CA: Sage, 1987.

Cohler, David Keith. Broadcast Journalism: A Guide for the Presentation of Radio and Television News. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1985.

Cohler, David Keith. Broadcast Newswriting. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1990.

Fang, Irving E. Television News, Radio News. 4th ed. St. Paul, MN: Rada Press, 1985.

Fensch, Thomas. Sportswriting Handbook. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1988.

Fink, Conrad C. Media Ethics: In the Newsroom and Beyond. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988.

Garrison, Bruce and Mark Sabljak. Sports Reporting. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1985.

Goald, Robert S. Behind the Scenes at Local News. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Goedkoop, Richard J. Inside Local Television News. Salem, WI: Sheffield Publishing Company, 1988.

Goodwin, H. Eugene. Groping for Ethics in Journalism. 2nd ed. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1987.

Hall, Mark W. Broadcast Journalism: An Introduction to News Writing. 3rd ed. New York: Hastings House, 1986.

Hewitt, John. Air Words: Writing for Broadcast News. Mountain View, Calif.: Mayfield, 1988

Hitchcock, John R. Sportscasting. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1991.

Hosley, David H. and Gayle K. Yamada. Hard News: Women in Broadcasting Journalism. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Hough, George A. News Writing. 4th ed. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1988.

Irvine, Robert B. When You are the Headline: Managing a Major News Story. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin, 1987.

Kessler, Lauren and Duncan McDonald. When Worlds Collide: A Journalist's Guide to Grammar and Style. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1988.

Klaidman, Stephen and Tom L. Beauchamp. The Virtuous Journalist. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

MacDonald, R.H. A Broadcast News Manual of Style. New York: Longman, 1987.

Mencher, Melvin. Basic News Writing. 3rd ed. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown Co., 1989.

Musburger, Robert B. Electronic News Gathering: A Guide to ENG. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1991.

Metzler, Ken. Newsgathering. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1986.

Olen, Jeffrey. Ethics in Journalism. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1988.

Papper, Robert A. A Broadcast News Writing Stylebook. Deleware, OH: Ohio Wesleyan University, 1987.

Paisner, Daniel. The Imperfect Mirror: Inside Stories of Television Newswomen. New York: William Morrow and Co., 1989.

Shook, Frederick. Television Field Production and Reporting. New York: Longman, 1989.

Stephens, Mitchell. Broadcast News. 2nd ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1986.

Stepp, Carl Sessions. Editing for Today's Newsroom: New Perspectives for a Changing Profession. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1989.

Stewart, Charles J. and William B. Cash, Jr. Interviewing Principles and Practices. 5th ed. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown Co., 1988.

Strentz, Herbert. News Reporters and News Sources: Accomplices in Shaping and Misshaping the News. 2nd ed. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1989.

White, Ray. TV News: Building a Career in Broadcast Journalism. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1990.

Yoakam, Richard D. ENG: Television News and the New Technology. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1985.

Yorke, Ivor. Basic TV Reporting. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1990.

Yorke, Ivor. The Technique of Television News. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1987.

Zousmer, Steven. TV News Off-Camera: An Insider's Guide to Newswriting and Newspeople. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1987.

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Postproduction

Anderson, Gary H. Video Editing and Postproduction: A Professional Guide. 2nd ed. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1988.

Anderson, Gary H. Electronic Postproduction: The Film to Video Guide. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1986.

Browne, Steven E. Videotape Editing: A Postproduction Primer. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1993.

The Complete Guide to Videotape Editing. Level One, VTV Productions. Los Angeles: Sony Institute of Applied Video Technology, 1988.

Dancyger, Ken. The Technique of Film and Video Editing. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Kerner, Marvin M. The Art of the Sound Effects Editor. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Mott, Robert L. Sound Effects: Radio, TV and Film. Boston, Focal Press, 1990.

Ohanian, Thomas D. Digital Nonlinear Editing. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Ratcliff, John. Timecode: A User's Guide. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Schneider, Arhtur. Electronic Postproduction: Terms and Concepts. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1990.

Schneider, Arthur. Electronic Postproduction and Videotape Editing. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

The Video Post Production Survival Kit, The Producers Group. Los Angeles: Sony Institute of Applied Video Technology, 1988.

Weynand, Diana. Computerized Videotape Editing. Woodland Hills, CA: Weynand Associates, 1983.

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Producing and Directing

daSilva, Raul. Making Money in Film and Video. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

DiZazzo, Ray. Directing and Corporate Video. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Gates, Richard. Production Management for Film and Video. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1995.

Gross, Lynne S., and Larry W. Ward. Electronic Moviemaking, 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1997.

Hyde, Stuart W. Television and Radio Announcing, 7th ed. Boston:Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Lindheim, Richard D. and Richard A. Blum. Inside Television Producing. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1991.

Maier, Robert G. Location Scouting and Management Handbook: Television, Film, and Still Photography. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Millerson, Gerald. Effective TV Production. 3rd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Olson, Robert. Art Direction for Film and Video. Newton, MA: FocalPress, 1993.

Richards, Ron. A Director's Method for Film and Television. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Sherriffs. Video Field Production and Editing, 3rd ed. Boston: Allyn andBacon, 1994.

Wurtzel, Alan, and John Rosenbaum. Television Production, 4th ed. NewYork: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Wiese, Michael. Film and Video Financing. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1991.

Wiese, Michael. Independent Film and Videomaker's Guide. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1990.

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Production, General


Aldridge, Henry B. and Lucy A. Liggett. Audio/Video Production: Theory and Practice. Englewwod Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1990.

Armer, Alan A. Directing Television and Film. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1990.

Barr, Tony. Acting for the Camera. New York: Harper and Row, 1982.

Bermingham, Alan et. al. The Video Studio. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1990.

Blum, Richard A. Working Actors: The Craft of Television, Film and Stage Performance. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Blumenthal, Howard J. Television Producing and Directing. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1987.

Bordwell, David., and Kristin Thompson. Film Art: An Introduction. 3rd ed. New York: Mcgraw-Hill, 1990.

Broughton, Irv, ed. Producers on Producing.: The Making of Film and Television. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1986.

Burrows, Thomas D. and others. Television Production: Disciplines and Techniques. 5th ed. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown, 1992.

Carlin, Dan, Sr. Music in Film and VideoProductions. Stoneham, MA: FocalPress, 1991.

Cartwright, Steve R. Training With Video. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1986.

Compesi, Ronald J., and Ronald E. Sherriffs, Small Format Television Production. 2nd ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1990.

Compesi, Ronald J. and Ronald E. Sherriffs. Video Field Production and Editing. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1994.

Di Zazzo, Ray. Directing Corporate Video. Stoneham, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

DiZazzo, Raymond. Corporate Television: A Producer's Handbook. Boston: Focal Press, 1990.

Fielding, Ken. Introduction to Television Production. New York: Longman, 1990.

Gayeski, Diane. Corporate and Instructional Video. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1991.

Hausman, Carl. Institutional Video. Belmont, Calif., Wadswoeth Publishing Co., 1991.

Jarvis, Peter. A Production Handbook: A Guide to the Pitfalls of Programme Making. Newton, MA: 1993.

Kallenberger, Richard H. and George D. Cvjetnicanin. Film Into Video: A Guide to Merging the Technologies. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Kehoe, Vincent J.R. The Technique of the Professional Make-up Artist. Stoneham, MA: Focal Press,1995.

Kehoe, Vincent J.R. The Technique of the Professional Make-up Artist for Film, Television, and Stage. Boston: Focal Press, 1985.

Kenney, Ritch, and Kevin Groome. Television Camera Operation. Burbank, Calif.: Tellem Publications, 1987.

Kuney, Jack. Take One: Television Directors on Directing. Westport, CT: Greenwood/Praeger, 1990.

Lewis, Colby, and Tom Green. The TV Director/Interpreter. Rev. ed. New York: Hastings House, 1990.

Maier, Robert G. Location Scouting andManagement Handbook. Newton,MA: Focal Press, 1994.

McQuillin, Lon. Computers in Video Production. White Plains, N.Y.: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1986.

Merritt, Douglas. Television Graphics - From Pencil to Pixel. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987.

Millerson, Gerald. TV Scenic Design Handbook. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Millerson, Gerald. Video Camera Techniques. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Millerson, Gerald. Video Production Handbook. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1992.

Olson, Robert. Art Direction for Filmand Video. Newton, MA: FocalPress, 1993.

Rabiger, Michael. Directing the Documentary. Boston: Focal Press, 1987.

Rowlands, Avril. Continuity in Film and Video. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Rowlands, Avril. The Continuity Handbook: for Single Camera Shooting. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Rowlands, Avril. The Production Assistant in TV and Video. Boston: Focal Press, 1987.

Semrau, Penelope, and Barbara A. Boyer. Using Interactive Video in Education. Boston: Allyn and Bacon,1994.

Smith, David L. Video Communication. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1991.

Stokes, Judith Tereno. The Business of Nonbroadcast Television: Corporate and Institutional Video Budgets, Facilities and Applications. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1988.

Stokes, Judith Tereno. Microcomputers in TV Studios. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1986.

Vane, Edwin T., and Lynne S. Gross. Programming for TV, Radio, and Cable. Boston: Focal Press, 1994.

Watkinson, John. The Art of Digital Video. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1993.

Watkinson, John. The Digital Videotape Recorder. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Watkinson, John. An Introduction to Digital Video. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Utz, Peter. Today's Video: Equipment, Setup, and Production. Englewood Cliffs, 3rd ed,  NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1999.

Utz, Peter. Studio and Camcorder Television Production, New York: Prentice-Hall, 1999.

Verna, Tony. Live TV: An Inside Look at Directing and Producing. Boston: Focal Press, 1987.

Wershing, Stephen and Paul Singer. Computer Graphics and Animation for Corporate Video. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1988.

Whittaker, Ron. Television Production. Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Publishing Co., 1993.

Wiegand, Ingrid. Professional Video Production. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1985.

Wiese, Michael. Home Video: Producing for the Home Market. Boston: Focal Press, 1986.

Wiese, Michael. The Independent Film & Videomakers Guide. Rev ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1984.

Wilkie, Bernard. The Technique of Special Effects in Television. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1989.

Wurtzel, Alan and Stephen R. Acker. Television Production. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1989.

Zaza, Tony. Widescreen Film and Video Handbook. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Zettl, Herbert. Sight-Sound-Motion: Applied Media Aesthetics. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1990.

Zetti, Herbert. Television Production Handbook, 6th ed. Belmont, CA:Wadsworth, 1997.

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Satellites, Cable and Fiber Optics


Baldwin, Thomas F. and D. Stevens McVoy. Cable Communication. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1988.

Baylin, Frank and Brent Gale. Satellite and Cable TV Scrambling and Descrambling. Boulder, CO: Baylin/Gale Productions, 1986.

Binkowski, Edward S. Satellite Information Systems. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1988.

Dalgleish, D.I. An Introduction to Satellite Communications. London: Institute of Electrical Engineers, 1989.

Eastman, Susan Tyler and others. Broadcast/Cable Programming: Strategies and Practices. 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1989.

Elbert, Bruce R. Introduction to Satellite Communication. Norwood, MA: Artech House, 1987.

Garay, Ronald. Cable Television: A Reference Guide to Information. Westport, CT: Greewood Press, 1988.

Goodale, James C. All About Cable: Legal and Business Aspects of Cable and Pay Television. Rev. ed. New York: Law Journal Seminars-Press, 1981-1989.

Hecht, Jeff. Understanding Fiber Optics. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1989.

Jansky, Donald M. World Atlas of Satellites. Dedham, MA: Artech House, 1987.

Jansky, Donald M. and Michel C. Jeruchim. Communication Satellites in the Geostationary Orbit. Norwood, MA: Artech House, 1987.

Kantor, L. Ya, ed. Handbook of Satellite Telecommunication and Broadcasting. Norwood, MA: Artech House, 1987.

Killen, Harold B. Digital Communications With Fiber Optics and Satellite Applications. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1988.

Long, Mark, comp. World Satellite Almanac. 2nd ed. Indianapolis, IN: Howard W. Sams & Co., 1987.

Maral, G. and M. Bousquet. Satellite Communications Systems. New York: Wiley, 1986.

Martinez, Larry. Communications Satellites: Power Politics in Space. Dedham, MA: Artech House, 1985.

Mobilizing the Future: The Evolution of Mobile Satellite Services. Washington, DC: Television Digest, Inc., 1988.

Negrine, Ralph. ed. Cable Television and the Future of Broadcasting. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985.

Prentiss, Stan. Satellite Communications. 2nd ed. Blue Ridge Summit, PA: TAB Books, 1987.

Wood, James. Satellite Communications and DBS Systems. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

The World Satellite Directory. Potomac, MD: Phillips Publishing, Inc., 1990.

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Writing, General


Armer, Alan A. Writing the Screenplay: TV and Film.  2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1993.

Berman, Robert A. Fade In: The Screenwriting Process. Stoneham, MA: Focal Press, 1988.

Blum, Richard A. Television Writing: From Concept to Contrast. 2nd ed. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1984.

Di Zazzo, Ray. Corporate Scriptwriting Stoneham, MA: Focal Press, 1992.

Dyas, Ronald D. ScreenwritingforTelevision and Film. Madison, Wl:Brown & Benchmark, 1993.

Fensch, Thomas. Writing Solutions: Beginnings, Middles & Endings. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1989.

Hilliard, Robert L. Writing for Television and Radio. 5th ed. Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1991.

Johnson, Mary C. The Scriptwriter's Journal. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Kessler, Lauren and Duncan McDonald. Mastering the Message: Media Writing With Substance and Style. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1989.

Maloney, Martin and Paul Max Rubenstein. Writing for the Media: Film, Television, Video and Radio. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1988.

Mayeau, Peter E. Writing for the Broadcast Media. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1985.

Mehring, Margaret. The Screenplay: A Blend of Film Form and Content. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1990.

Morley, John. Scriptwriting for High-Impact Videos. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1992.

Newsom, Doug and James A. Wollert. Media Writing: Preparing Information for the Mass Media. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1988.

Orlik, Peter B. Broadcast Copywrighting. 4th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1990.

Rosenthal, Alan. Writing Docudrama: Dramatizing Reality for TV and Film. Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1994.

Rubenstein, Paul Max and Martin Maloney. Writing for the Media: Film, Television, Video and Radio. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1988.

Stovall, James Glen. Writing for the Mass Media. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Prentice-Hall, 1990.

Swain, Dwight V. Film Scriptwriting: A Practical Manual. 2nd ed. Boston: Focal Press, 1988.

Van Nostran, William. The Scriptwriter's Handbook. White Plains, NY: Knowledge Industry Publications, 1989.

Walters, Roger L. Broadcast Writing. New York: Random House, 1988.

Walters, Roger L. Broadcast Writing: Principles and Practice. New York: Random House, 1988.

Wolff, Jurgen. Successful Sitcom Writing. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988.

Zaza, Tony. Script Planning: Positioning and Developing Scripts for TV and Film.Newton, MA: Focal Press, 1992.



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