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Broadcast and Video Studies | Mass Communication


This essay examines the development of the radio industry in the United States as it makes its way into the 21st century. Issues of regulation, technology, commerce, and culture are addressed.

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This article is the author-created version that incorporates referee comments. It is the accepted-for-publication version. The content of this version may be identical to the published version (the version of record) save for value-added elements provided by the publisher (e.g., copy editing, layout changes, or branding consistent with the rest of the publication).


This extract is taken from the author's original manuscript and has not been edited. The definitive version of this piece may be found in The Palgrave Handbook of Global Radio edited by John Allen Hendricks, which can be accessed from http://www.palgrave.com/. Reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.

Original Citation

Michael Huntsberger
U.S. radio in the 21st century: staying the course in unknown territory.
In The Palgrave Handbook of Global Radio, edited by John Allen Hendricks
2012, pages 539-551, Palgrave Macmillan: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York



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