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Teaching in the invisible medium

Lindgren, M. and Phillips, G. (2005) Teaching in the invisible medium. In: Melbourne Radio Conference, Melbourne.

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Abstract

It is almost a truism to state that radio is the invisible medium - in the words of Peter Lewis, "radio is everybody's private possession, yet no one recognizes it in public". [1] However the ramifications of such invisibility are serious. It means radio is very much taken for granted as a background medium by its audiences. It means the impact of radio on our daily lives is under-researched and arguably under-valued as a result. It means that in a medium where the aim is precisely to erase all trace of technological artifice it is easy to underestimate or in fact ignore altogether the multi-faceted theory that informs this type of communication.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: RMIT Publishing
Notes: In: Healy, Sianan (Editor); Berryman, Bruce (Editor); Goodman, David (Editor). Radio in the World: Papers from the 2005 Melbourne Radio Conference. Melbourne: RMIT Publishing, 2005: 493-504
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/4925
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