Radio [index] [broadcasting page]

Abel, John, Charles Clift, and Frederic Weiss.  “Station License Revocations and Denials of Renewal, 1934-69.” Journal of Broadcasting 14 (Fall 1970): 411-422.

Aitken, Hugh G.J. The Continuous Wave: Technology and American Radio 1900-1932.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985.

Aitken, Hugh G.J. Syntony and Spark: The Origins of Radio.  New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1976.

Alan, Carter.  Radio Free Boston: The Rise and Fall of WBCN.  Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 2013.

Archer, Gleason L.  History of Radio to 1926.  New York: American Historical Society, 1938.

Archer, Gleason.  “Conventions, Campaigns, and Kilocycles in 1924: The First Political Broadcasts.”  Journal of Broadcasting 4 (Spring 1960): 110-118.

Arceneaux, Noah.  “Blackface Broadcasting in the Early Days of Radio.” Journal of Radio Studies 12 (May 2005): 61–73.

Arceneaux, Noah. “A Sales Floor in the Sky: Philadelphia Department Stores and the Radio Boom of the 1920s.”  Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 53 (March 2009): 76–89.

Arceneaux, Noah. “Paul Reveres of Early Radio: The Boy Scouts and the Origin of Broadcasting.” Studies in Popular Culture 31 (Spring 2009): 81–100.

Arceneaux, Noah. “Radio Facsimile Newspapers of the 1930s and 40s: Electronic Publishing in the Pre-digital Era.” Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 55 (July 2011): 344–359.

Arceneaux, Noah. “In Search of Alien Aerials: The World War I Campaign against Amateur Radio.” Journalism History 38 (Spring 2012): 2–12.

Arcebeaux, Noah.  “News on the Air: The New York Herald, Newspapers, and Wireless Telegraphy, 1899-1917.”  American Journalism 30:2 (Spring 2013): 160-181.

Archer, Gleason L.  Big Business and Radio.  New York: American Historical Company, 1939.


Ashley, Seth. “A Historical Comparison of the Social Origins of Broadcasting Policy, 1896–1920.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 21 (January 2014): 134–148.

Baade, Christina. “Airing Authenticity: The BBC Jam Sessions from New York, 1938–39.” Journal of the Society for American Music 6 (August 2012): 271–314.

Baker, John. C.  Farm Broadcasting: The First Sixty Years.  Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1981.

Balk, Alfred.  The Rise of Radio: From Marconi Through the Golden Age. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006.

Bannerman, R. Leroy.  Norman Corwin and Radio: The Golden Years.  Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1986.

Baptiste, Bala. “How Disc Jockey Vernon Winslow, a.k.a. Dr. Daddy-O, Racially Integrated Radio in New Orleans and Changed the Culture of the Medium.” Louisiana History 54 (Spring 2013): 200–214.

Baptiste, Bala.  “The Rise of Black Voices on Radio in New Orleans: The O.C.W. Taylor Effect, 1946-1948.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 22:2 (November 2015): 265-278.

Barfield, Ray.  Listening to Radio, 1920-1950.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996.

Barlow, William.  Voice Over: The Making of Black Radio.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1999.

Barnouw, Erik.  A Tower in Babel: A History of Broadcasting in the United States to 1933.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1966.

Barnouw, Erik.  The Golden Web: A History of Broadcasting in the United States 1933-1953. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

Bartlett, Richard A.  The World of Ham Radio, 1901-1950: A Social History.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2007.

Beasley, Maurine. "Mary Marvin Breckinridge Patterson: Case Study of One of 'Murrow's Boys." Journalism History 20:1 (Spring 1994):25-33.

Benjamin, Louise M.  "Birth of a Network's 'Conscience': The NBC Advisory Council, 1927."  Journalism Quarterly 66 (1988): 587-90.

Benjamin, Louise. "Working It out Together: Radio Policy from Hoover to the Radio Act of 1927." Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 42: no. 2 (1998): 221-237.

Benjamin, Louise M.  Freedom of the Air and the Public Interest.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2001.

Benjamin, Louise M.  The NBC Advisory Council and Radio Programming, 1926-1945.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2009.

Benjamin, Louise M. “Regulating the Government’s Airwaves: Creation of the Interdepartmental Radio Advisory Committee (IRAC).”  Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media  51 (September 2007): 498–515.

Bensman, Marvin R.  The Beginning of Broadcast Regulation in the 20th Century.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2000.

Berg, Jerome S.  On the Short Waves, 1923-1945: Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer Days of Radio.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1999.

Berg, Jerry.  Listening on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Berg, Jerry.  Broadcasting on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Berg, Jerome S.  The Early Shortwave Stations: A Broadcasting History Through 1945.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013.

Berkman, Dave. “The ‘Blue Book’ and Charles Siepmann as Reported in Broadcasting Magazine.” American Journalism 2 (1985): 37–48.

Berkman, Dave.  “Long Before Fallwell: Early Radio and Religion- as Reported in the Nation’s Popular Press.”  Journal of Popular Culture 21-4 (Spring 1988): 1-12.

Bianchi, William. Schools of the Air: A History of Instructional Programs on Radio in the United States.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Bijsterveld, Karin, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom.  Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Bilby, Kenneth. The General: David Sarnoff and the Rise of the Communications Industry.  New York: Harper and Row, 1986.

Biocca, Frank.  “Media and Perceptual Shifts: Early Radio and the Clash of Musical Cultures.”  Journal of Popular Culture 24:1 (Fall 1990): 1-15.

Bliss, Edward Jr., Now the News: The Story of Broadcast Journalism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Blue, Howard.  Words at War: World War II Era Radio and the Postwar Broadcasting Industry Blacklist.  Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002.

Brindze, Ruth.  Not to Be Broadcast: The Truth About Radio.  New York: Vanguard Press, 1937.

Brinson, Susan L.  The Red Scare, Politics, and the Federal Communications Commission, 1941-1960.  Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2004.

Brinson, Susan L.  “Politics and Defense: The FCC’s Radio Intelligence Division, 1940-1947.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 16:1 (May 2009): 2-16.

Brown, James A.  "Selling Airtime for Controversy: NAB Self-regulation and Father Coughlin."  Journal of Broadcasting 24 (Spring 1980): 199-224.

Brown, Michael, and Corley Dennison. "Integrating Radio into the Home, 1923-1929." Studies in Popular Culture 20.3 (1998): 1-17. 

Brown, Michael.  "Radio Magazines and the Development of Broadcasting: Radio Broadcast and Radio News." Journal of Radio Studies 5:1 (1998): 68-81.

Brown, Robert J.  Manipulating the Ether: The Power of Broadcast Radio in Thirties America.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1998.

Campbell, Timothy C.  Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2006.

Camporesi, Valeria.  Mass Culture and National Traditions: The BBC and American Broadcasting.  Florence: European Press, 2000.

Cantor, Louis.  Wheelin' on Beale: How WDIA-Memphis Became the Nation's First All-Black Radio Station and Created the Sound that Changed America.  New York: Pharos, 1992.

Cantrell, Glenda.  “Repositioning Radio: NBC and the ‘Kitchen Radio Campaign’ of 1953.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 22:2 (November 2015): 244-253.

Cantrill, Hadley, and Gordon W. Allport.  The Psychology of Radio.  New York: Peter Smith, 1941.

Carlat, Louis E.  “Sound Values: Radio Broadcast of Classical Music and American Culture, 1922-1939.”  PhD dissertation, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Carter, Sue.  “Women Don’t Do News:  Fran Harris and Detroit’s Radio Station WWJ.”   Michigan Historical Review 24 (Fall 1998): 76-87.

Casillas, Delores Inéz. “Sounds of Belonging: A Cultural History of Spanish-Language Radio in the United States, 1922–2004.”  PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, 2006.

Charnley, Mitchell.  News by Radio.  New York: Macmillan, 1948.

Chase, Gilbert, edMusic in Radio Broadcasting.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1946.

Chester, Giraud.  "The Press-Radio War, 1933-1935."  Public Opinion Quarterly 13 (Summer 1949): 252-264.

Clark, David G.  “Radio in Presidential Campaigns: The Early Years (1924-1932).”  Journal of Broadcasting 6 (Summer 1962): 229-238.

Cloud, Stanley and Lynne Olson. The Murrow Boys: Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.

Compton, Josh.  “Political Humor on the Radio: Image Repair and Gracie Allen’s 1940 Presidential Campaign.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 22:2 (November 2015): 255-264.

Connah, Douglas Duff.  How to Build the Radio Audience.  New York: Harper and Brothers, 1938.

Cooper, B. Lee. “American Disc Jockeys, 1945–1975: A Bibliographic and Discographic Survey.” Popular Music and Society 30 (July 2007): 401–23.

Cox, Jim.  The Historical Dictionary of American Radio Soap Operas.  Lanham: Scarecrow, 2005.

Cox, Jim. American Radio Networks: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009.

Cox, Jim.  Radio Journalism in America: Telling the News in the Golden Age and Beyond.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013.

Craig, Douglas B. Fireside Politics: Radio and Political Culture in the United States, 1920-1940. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Craig, Steve.  "The Farmer's Best Friend: Radio Comes to Rural America."  Journal of Radio Studies 8:2 (Winter 2001): 330-346.

Craig, Steve.  “How America Adopted Radio: Demographic Differences in Set Ownership as Reported in the 1930-1950 Censuses.”  Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 48:2 (June 2004): 179-196.

Craig, Steve. “‘The More They Listen, the More They Buy’: Radio and the Modernizing of Rural America, 1930–1939.” Agricultural History 80 (Winter 2006): 1–16.

Craig, Steve.  Out of the Dark: A History of Radio and Rural America. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2009.

Craig, Steve.  “Daniel Starch’s 1928 Survey: A First Glimpse of the U.S. Radio Audience.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 17:2 (November 2010): 182-194.

Crawford, Amy Graban.  “A Universal Speaking Service: The Role of Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company in the Development of National Network Broadcasting, 1922–1926.”  Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 51 (September 2007): 516–29.

Cridera, David. “For Those (Men) About to Rock: Rock Radio and the Crisis of Masculinity.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 21 (July–December.2014): 258–271.

Culbert, David H.  “This is London: Edward R. Murrow, Radio News, and American Aid to Britain.”  Journal of Popular Culture 10:1 (Summer 1976): 28-37.

Davidson, Randall.  9XM Talking: WHA Radio and the Wisconsin Idea.  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.

de Forest, Lee.  Father of Radio: The Autobiography of Lee de Forest.  Chicago: Wilcox & Follett, 1969.

DeSpain, Robert. “William L. Shirer and the Blacklist: The Drive against a Liberal Radio Commentator.” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 31 (September 2011): 399–417.

Dempsey, John Mark, and Eric Gruver. “‘The American System’: Herbert Hoover, the Associative State, and Broadcast Commercialism.” Presidential Studies Quarterly 39 (June 2009): 226–244.

Dennis, Paul M.  “Chills and Thrills: Does Radio Harm our Children?  The Controversy Over Program Violence in the Age of Radio.”  Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences 34:1 (1998): 33-50.

Ditingo, Vincent M.  The Remaking of Radio.  Boston: Focal, 1995.

Doerksen, Clifford John. "Rough Music: The Cultural Politics of American Radio Broadcasting, 1920-1932." PhD dissertation, Princeton University, 2002.

Doerksen, Clifford J.  American Babel: Rogue Radio Broadcasters of the Jazz Age. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.

Dolber, Brian. “Strange Bedfellows: Yiddish Socialist Radio and the Collapse of Broadcasting Reform in the United States, 1927–1938.” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 33 (June 2013): 289–307.

Dorgan, Howard.  The Airwaves of Zion: Radio and Religion in Appalachia.  Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1993.

Douglas, Alan.  Radio Manufacturers of the 1920s. 3 vols.  Vestal, NY: Vestal Press, 1988-92.

Douglas, George H.  The Early Days of Radio Broadcasting.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1987.

Douglas, Susan J.  Inventing American Broadcasting, 1899-1922. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987.

Douglas, Susan J.  Listening In: Radio and the American Imagination From Amos 'n' Andy and Edward R. Murrow to Wolfman Jack and Howard Stern.  New York: Times Books, 1999.

Drale, Christina.  “The United Fruit Company and Early Radio Development.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 17:2 (November 2010): 195-210.

Dunn, John H.  “Government Efforts to Separate Press and Radio Ownership, 1937-1944.” MA thesis, University of Wisconsin, 1948.

Dunning, John.  On the Air: An Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Eberly, Philip K.  Music in the Air: America’s Changing Tastes in Popular Music, 1920-1980.  New York: Hastings House, 1982.

Edelman, Murray.  The Licensing of Radio Service in the United States, 1927 to 1947.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1950.

Edwardson, Mickie.  "James Lawrence Fly's Report on Chain Broadcasting (1941) and the Regulation of Monopoly in America."  Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 22 (October 2002): 397-423.

Ehrlich, Matthew C.  “A Pathfinding Radio Documentary Series: Norman Corwin’s One World Flight.”  American Journalism 23 (Fall 2006): 35–59.

Ehrlich, Matthew C.  “Radio Prototype: Edward R. Murrow and Fred Friendly’s Hear It Now.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media  51 (September 2007): 438–56.  

Ehrlich, Matthew C. “Living with the Bomb: Fred Friendly’s “The Quick and the Dead.” Journalism History 35:1 (Spring 2009): 2-11.

Ehrlich, Matthew C.  “Radio Utopia: Promoting Public Interest in a 1940s Radio Documentary.”  Journalism Studies 9:6 (2008): 859-873.

Ehrlich, Matthew C. “‘All Things Are as They Were Then’: Radio’s You Are There.American Journalism 28 (Winter 2011): 9–33.

Ehrlich, Matthew C.  Radio Utopia: Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011.

Ellett, Ryan. Encyclopedia of Black Radio in the United States, 1921-1955. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2012.

Ely, Melvin Patrick.  The Adventures of Amos 'n' Andy: A Social History of an American Phenomenon.  New York: Free Press, 1991.

Emery, Walter B.  Broadcasting and Government. rev.ed.  East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1971.

Erickson, Don V.  Armstrong's Fight for FM Broadcasting.  University of Alabama Press, 1973.

Eshenazi, Gerald.  “I Hid it Under the Sheets”: Growing Up with Radio.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2005.

Etling, Laurence. Radio in the Movies: A History and Filmography, 1926-2010. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011.

Fang, Irving E.  Those Radio Commentators!  Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1977.

Fejes, Fred.  Imperialism, Media, and the Good Neighbor: New Deal Foreign Policy and United States Shortwave Broadcasting to Latin America.  Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishers, 1986.

Fisher, Marc.  Something in the Air: Radio, Rock, and the Revolution that Shaped a Generation.  New York: Random House, 2007.

Fishwick, Marshall W.  “Father Coughlin Time: The Radio and Redemption.”  Journal of Popular Culture 22:2 (Fall 1988): 33-47.

Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth.  Waves of Opposition: The Struggle for Democratic Radio, 1933-58.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006.

Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth. “No Laughing Matter: The UAW and Gender Construction on Labor Radio in Fifties’s America.” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas 8 (Spring 2011): 77–107.

Fornatele, Peter, and Joshua Mills.  Radio in the Television Age.  Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 1980.

Fortner, Robert S.  Radio, Morality, and Culture: Britain, Canada, and the United States, 1919-1945.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005.

Foster, Daniel H.  “From Minstrel Shows to Radio Shows: Racism and Representation in Blackface and Blackvoice.”  Journal of American Drama and Theatre 17 (Spring 2005): 7–16.

Foust, James C. “The ‘Atomic Bomb’ of Broadcasting: Westinghouse’s ‘Stratovision’ Experiment, 1944–1949.” Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 55 (October 2011): 510–525.

Foust, James C. “‘So Vivid a Crossroads’: The FCC and Broadcast Allocation, 1934–1939.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 20 (January 2013): 87–101.

Fowler, Gene, and Bill Crawford.  Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002.

Francis, Jessica. “A Case Study of Edwin Howard Armstrong’s Public Relations Campaign for Frequency Modulation.” Media History 20 (June 2014): 268–283.

Friedrich, Carl J. and Evelyn Sternberg.  "Congress and the Control of Radio Broadcasting."  American Political Science Review 37 (October 1943): 797-818, 1014-1026.

Frost, Gary L.  Early FM Radio: Incremental Technology in Twentieth-Century America.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

Ghiglione, Loren, ed.  Radio’s Revolution: Don Hollenbeck’s CBS Views the Press.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.

Godfrey, Donald G., and Val E. Limburg.  "The Rogue Elephant of Radio Legislation: Senator William E. Borah."  Journalism Quarterly 67 (1990):214-24.

Godfrey, Donald G., and Frederic A. Leigh, edsHistorical Directory of American Radio.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Godfrey, Donald G., and Susan L. Brinson, eds.  Routledge Reader on Electronic Media History.   New York: Routledge, 2015.

Godfried, Nathan.  WCFL, Chicago's Voice of Labor, 1926-1978.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

Godfried, Nathan.  “Fellow Traveler of the Air: Rod Holmgren and Leftist Radio News Commentary in America’s Cold War.”  Historical Journal of Film, Radio & Television 24:2 (June 2004): 233-251.

Gomery, Douglas.  A History of Broadcasting in the United States.  New York: Wiley, 2008.

Goodman, David. “Making Early American Broadcasting’s Public Sphere: Radio Fortune Telling and the Demarcation of Private and Public Speech,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 32 (June 2012): 187–205.

Goodman, David.  Radio’s Civic Imagination: American Broadcasting and Democracy in the 1930s.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Goodman, David. “The Tentacles of a Mighty Octopus: Right Populist Critiques of Early American Network Broadcasting.” Media History 20 (June 2014): 254–268.

Goodman, Mark, and Mark Gring. "The Ideological Fight over Creation of the Federal Radio Commission in 1927."  Journalism History 26:3 (Summer 2000): 117-124.

Goslind, John.  Waging the War of the Worlds: A History of the Radio 1938 Broadcast and Resulting Panic.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009.

Gribble, Richard.  "Family Theater of the Air: The Radio Ministry of Father Patrick Peyton, C.S.C., 1945-1952."  U.S. Catholic Historian 19 (Summer 2001): 51-66.

Gribble, Richard.  "The Other Radio Priest: James Gillis's Opposition to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Foreign Policy." Journal of the Church and State 44 (Summer 2002): 501-519.

Grundy, Pamela.  "We Always Tried to Be Good People: Respectability, Crazy Water Crystals, and Hillbilly Music on the Air, 1933-1935."  Journal of American History 81:4 (March 1995): 1591-1620.

Gullifer, Paul F., and Brady Carlson.  "Defining the Public Interest: Socialist Radio and the Case of WEVD." Journal of Radio Studies 4 (1997): 203-217.

Hall, Randal L.  Lum & Abner: Rural American and the Golden Age of Radio.  Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2007.

Hangen, Tona J.  Redeeming the Dial: Radio, Religion, and Popular Culture in America.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

Haring, Kristen.  Ham Radio’s Technical Culture.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 2006.

Haugland, Ann. “Books and Radio: Culture and Technology in the 1920s and 1930s.” American Journalism 9, no. 3–4 (1992): 66–83.

Haus, David R., Jr. “Expertise at War: The National Committee on Education by Radio, the National Association of Broadcasters, the Federal Radio Commission, and the Battle for American Radio.”  PhD dissertation, Bowling Green State University, 2006.

Havinghurst, Craig.  Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2007.

Heil, Alan L., Jr.  Voice of America: A History.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.  

Hendershot, Heather.  What’s Fair on the Air? Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Henderson, Amy.  On the Air: Pioneers of American Broadcasting.  Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988.

Heistad, Mark Jonathan.  “Radio Without Sponsors: Public Service Programming in Network Sustaining Time, 1928-1952.”  Phd dissertation, University of Minnesota, 1998.

Heyer, Paul.  The Medium and the Magician: Orson Welles, the Radio Years, 1934-1952.  Lanham: Rowan & Littlefield, 2005.

Hilliard, Robert L., et. al.  "Symposium: Radio in Rural America."  Journal of Radio Studies 8 (Winter 2001): 321-424.

Hilliard, Robert L., and Michael C. Keith. The Broadcast Century and Beyond: A Biography of American Broadcasting. Boston, MA: Focal Press, 2001.

Hilliard, Robert L., and Michael C. Keith.   The Quieted Voice: The Rise and Decline of Localism in American Radio.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005.

Hilmes, Michelle. Radio Voices: American Broadcasting, 1922-1952.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Hilmes, Michele, and Jason Loviglio, edsRadio Reader: Essays in the Cultural History of Radio.  New York: Routledge, 2001.

Hilmes, Michelle.  Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States.  Belmont: Wadsworth, 2002.

Hilmes, Michelle.  “Femmes Boff Program Toppers: Women Break Into Prime Time, 1943-1948,” in Transmitting the Past: Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Broadcasting, J. Emmett Winn and Susan L. Brinson, eds.  (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005).

Hilmes, Michele, ed.  NBC: America’s Network.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.  

Hilmes, Michele.  Network Nations: A Transnational History of British and American Broadcasting. New York: Routledge, 2011.

Howe, Sondra W.  “The NBC Music Appreciation Hour: Radio Broadcasts of Walter Damrosch, 1928-1942.” Journal of Research in Music Education 5:1 (Spring 2003): 64-77.

Huber, Patrick.  “The Interstate Old Fiddlers Contest of 1926: WOS, Rural Radio Audiences, and Music Making in the Missouri State Capitol.”  Missouri Historical Review 100 (October 2005): 2–18.

Hurwitz, Donald L.  “Broadcast Ratings: The Rise and Development of Commercial Audience Research and Measurement in American Broadcasting.”  PhD dissertation, University of Illinois, 1983.

Hurwitz, Donald.  "Market Research and the Study of the US Radio Audience."  Communication 10:2 (1988): 223-241.

Husing, Ted.  Ten Years Before the Mike.  New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1935.    ( early DJ )

Jackaway, Gwenyth L.  Media at War: Radio's Challenge to the Newspapers, 1924-1939.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Janik, Erika. “Good Morning Homemakers!”  Wisconsin Magazine of History 90 (Autumn 2006): 4–15. (WHA radio program, Madison, Wis.)

Jenkins, Earnestine. "The 'Voice of Memphis': WDIA, Nat D. Williams, and Black Radio Culture in the Early Civil Rights Era."  Tennessee Historical Quarterly 65 (Fall 2006): 254-67.

John, Richard R. Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010)

Johnson, Frank W., Jr.  "The Development of Black Radio Networks in the United States, 1943-1993." Journal of Radio Studies 2 (1993): 173-188.

Kahn, Douglas, and Gregory Whitehead, edsWireless Imagination: Sound, Radio, and the Avant Garde.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 1992.

Kang, Joon-Mann.  “Franklin D. Roosevelt and James L. Fly: The Politics of Broadcast Regulation, 1941-1944.” Journal of American Culture 10:2 (Summer 1987): 22-33.

Keith, Michael C.  Signals in the Air: Native Broadcasting in America.  Westport: Praeger, 1995.

Keith, Michael C.  Voices from the Purple Haze: Underground Radio in the Sixties.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 1997.

Keith, Michael C.  Sounds in the Dark: All-Night Radio in American Life.  Ames: Iowa State University Press, 2001.

Keith, Michael C. Radio Cultures: The Sound Medium in American Life. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2008.

Kelman, Ari Y.  Station Identification: A Cultural History of Yiddish Radio in the United States.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009.

Killmeier, Matthew A.  “Voices Between the Tracks: Disc Jockeys, Radio, and Popular Music, 1955-1960.”  Journal of Communication Inquiry 25: 4 (October 2001): 353-374.

Killmeire, Matthew A.  “Space and the Speed of Sound: Mobile Media, 1950s Broadcasting, and Suburbia,” in Transmitting the Past: Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Broadcasting, J. Emmett Winn and Susan L. Brinson, eds.  Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005.

Killmeier, Matthew A. “More than Monsters: A Dark Fantasy, the Mystery-Thriller, and Horror’s Heterogeneous History.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 20 (January 2013): 165–180.

Kirby, Edward M., and Jack W. Davis.  Star-Spangled Radio.  Chicago: Ziff-Davis, 1948.

Kirkpatrick, Bill.  “Localism in American Media, 1920-1934.” PhD dissertation, University of Wisconsin- Madison, 2006.

Kirkpatrick, Bill. “Regulation before Regulation: The Local-National Struggle for Control of Radio Regulation in the 1920s.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 18:2 (2011): 248–262.

Kirkpatrick, Bill. “‘A Blessed Boon’: Radio, Disability, Governmentality, and the Discourse of the ‘Shut-In,’ 1920–1930.” Critical Studies in Media Communication 29 (August 2012): 165–184.

Krugler, David F.  The Voice of America and the Domestic Propaganda Battles, 1945- 1953. New York: Columbia University Press, 2000.

Krysko, Michael A. “‘Gibberish’ On The Air: Foreign Language Radio and American Broadcasting, 1920–1940.” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 27 (August 2007): 333–355.  

Lacy, Stephen.  "The Effect of the Growth of Radio on Newspaper Competition, 1929-1948."  Journalism Quarterly 64 (Winter 1987): 775-781.

Ladd, Jim.  Radio Waves: Life and Revolution on the FM Dial.  New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991.

LaFollette, Marcel Chotkowski.  Science on the Air: Popularizers and Personalities on Radio and Early Television.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Landry, Robert J.  Who, What, Why is Radio?  New York: George W. Stewart, 1942.

Lasar, Matthew.  Pacifica Radio: The Rise of An Alternative Network.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1999.

Lasar, Matthew.  Uneasy Listening: Pacifica Radio's Civil War. Cambridge, Eng.: Black Apollo Press, 2006.  

Lazarsfeld, Paul F.  Radio and the Printed Page: An Introduction to the Study of Radio and its Role in the Communication of Ideas.  New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1940.

Lazarsfeld, Paul F., and Harry H. Field.  The People Look at Radio: Report on a Survey. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1946.

Lazarsfeld, Paul F.  Radio Listening in America.  New York: Prentice- Hall, 1948.

Lenthal, Bruce.  Radio’s America: The Great Depression and the Rise of Modern Mass Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Lessing, Lawrence.  Man of High Fidelity: Edwin Howard Armstrong.  New York: Bantam Books, 1969.

Lewis, Tom.  Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio. New York: Burlingame Books, 1991.

Lichty, Lawrence W., and Malachi C. Topping, edsAmerican Broadcasting: A Sourcebook on the History of Radio and Television.  New York: Hastings House, 1975.

Lippmann, Stephen Michael. “Forms, Frames, and Frequencies: Regulatory Capture and Its Effect on the U.S. Radio Broadcasting Industry, 1920–1950.”  PhD dissertation, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2005.

Lippmann, Stephen.  “Boys to Men: Age, Identity, and the Legitimization of Amateur Wireless in the Unites States, 1909-1927.” Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 54:4 (December 2010): 657-674.

Lochte, Robert H.  "Invention and Innovation of Early Radio Technology."  Journal of Radio Studies 7:1 (Spring 2000): 93-115.

Looker, Tom.  The Sound and the Story: NPR and the Art of Radio.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Loviglio, Jason.  Radio’s Intimate Public: Network Broadcasting and Mass Mediated Democracy.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

Lott, George E.  "The Press-Radio War of the 1930s."  Journal of Broadcasting 14 (Summer 1970): 275-286.

McCauley, Michael P.  NPR: The Trials and Triumphs of National Public Radio.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2005.

McChesney, Robert W.  "Labor and the Marketplace of Ideas: WCFL and the Battle for Labor Radio Broadcasting, 1927-1934."   Journalism Monographs 134 (August 1992).

McChesney, Robert W. Telecommunications, Mass Media, and Democracy: The Battle for Control of US Broadcasting, 1928-1935. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

McKusker, Kristine M.  “Dear Radio Friend’: Listener Mail and the National Barn Dance, 1931-1941.”  American Studies 39 (Summer 1998): 173-195.

McCusker, Kristine M.  Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky-Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.  

MacLennan, Anne F. “Women, Radio Broadcasting, and the Depression: A ‘Captive’ Audience from Household Hints to Story Time and Serials.” Women’s Studies 37 (September 2008): 616–633.

MacDonald, J. Fred.  Don't Touch That Dial!: Radio Programming in American Life from 1920 to 1960.  Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1979.

MacLennan, Anne F. “Women, Radio Broadcasting, and the Depression: A ‘Captive’ Audience from Household Hints to Story Time and Serials.”  Women’s Studies 37 (September 2008): 616–33.

Mazzarella, Sharon R., Rebecca C. Hains, and Shayla Thiel-Stern. “Girlhoods in the Golden Age of U.S. Radio: Music, Shared Popular Culture, and Memory.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 20 (January 2013): 117–133.

Mazzocco, Dennis W. “Radio’s New Deal: The NRA and U.S. Broadcasting, 1933–1935.” Journal of Radio Studies 12 (May 2005): 32–46.

Mazzocco, Dennis William. “The Struggle to Unionize U.S. Radio Technicians, 1935–1940.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 20 (January 2013): 102–116.

Merrick, Beverly G.  "Mary Margaret McBride, Talk Show Host: The Perfect Proxy for Radio Listeners." Journal of Radio Studies 4 (1997): 51- 69.

Messere, Fritz.  “The Davis Amendment and the Federal Radio Act of 1927: Evaluating External Pressures in Policy Making,” in Transmitting the Past: Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Broadcasting, J. Emmett Winn and Susan L. Brinson, eds.  (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005).

Meyers, Cynthia B.  A Word From Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio.  New York: Fordham University Press, 2013.

Michael, Rudolph D. "History and Criticism of Press-Radio Relationships."  Journalism Quarterly 15 (June 1938): 176-184, 220.

Miller, Edward.  Emergency Broadcasting and 1930s American Radio.  Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002.

Morrow, Robert W. “Nationalizing American Radio: Anti-monopoly, Nationalism, and the First Alexander Bill, 1915–1917.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 18: 1 (2011): 17–32.

Neer, Richard.  FM: The Rise and Fall of Rock Radio.  New York: Random House, 2001.

Parsons, Patrick.  “The ‘Most Thrilling Invention Since Radio Itself’: The Evolution of the Radio Remote Control in the 1920s and 1930s.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 21:1 (May 2014): 66-79.

Patenode, Randall.  “Heralding Radio: The Social Construction of Broadcasting by Newspaper Specialty Sections, 1922-1926.”  PhD dissertation, University of North Carolina, 1999.

Patnode, Randall.  “Path Not Taken: Wired Wireless and Broadcasting in the 1920s.”  Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 49 (December 2005): 383–401.

Patnode, Randall. “Friend, Foe, or Freeloader? Cooperation and Competition between Newspapers and Radio in the Early 1920s.” American Journalism 28 (Winter 2011): 75–95.

Perry, Stephen D. “The Demise of Live Radio Entertainment in the Heartland: A Case Study.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 20 (January 2013): 134–150.

Perry, Stephen D. “CBS‘s Long Distance Radio Experiment: Broadcasting the Byrd Expedition from Little America.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 21 (January 2014): 80–95.

Phipps, Steven P.  "The Commercial Development of Shortwave Radio in the United States, 1920-1926." Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 11:3 (1991): 215-227.

Phipps, Steven P.  "Unlicensed Broadcasting and the Federal Radio Commission: The 1930 George W. Fellowes Challenge."  Journalism Quarterly 68 (1991):823-28.

Porter, Jeffrey L.  Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Proffitt, Jennifer M.  “War, Peace, and Free Radio: The Women’s National Radio Committee’s Efforts to Promote Democracy, 1939-46.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 17:1 (May 2010): 2-17.

Rabe, Robert A.  “Selling the Shortwaves: Commercial Broadcasting to Latin America and the Limits of the ‘American System.”  American Journalism 24:4 (Winter 2007): 127-148.

Ramsburg, Jim.  Network Radio Ratings, 1932-1953: A History of Prime Time Programs through the Ratings of Nielsen, Crossley and Hooper. Jefferson: McFarland, 2011.

Razlogova, Elena.  “The Voice of the Listener: Americans and the Radio Industry, 1930-1950.”  PhD dissertation, George Mason University, 2003.

Razlogova, Elena. “True Crime Radio and Listener Disenchantment with Network Broadcasting, 1935–1946.”  American Quarterly 58 (March 2006): 137–53.

Razlogova, Elena. The Listener’s Voice: Early Radio and the American Public. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Regal, Brian.  Radio: The Life Story of a Technology.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.  

Rhodes, B. Eric.  Blast from the Past: A Pictorial History of Radio’s First 75 Years. Steamline Press, 1995.

Risley, Ford.  "The First Step: The FCC's Investigation into Newspaper Ownership of Radio Stations."  Journal of Radio Studies 3 (1995-1996): 118-129.

Rivera-Sanchez, Milagros. "Developing an Indecency Standard: The Federal Communications Commission and the Regulation of Offensive Speech, 1927-1964."  Journalism History 20:1 (Winter 1994):3-14.

Robinson, Thomas Porter.  Radio Networks and the Federal Government.  New York: Arno Press, 1979. originally published in 1943

Romneya, Miles. “The Voice in the Night Unheard by Scholars: Herb Jepko and the Genesis of National Talk Radio.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 21 (July–December 2014): 272–289.

Roscigno, Vincent J.  The Voice of Southern Labor: Radio, Music, and Textile Strikes, 1929-1934.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Rosen, Philip T. The Modern Stentors: Radio Broadcasting and the Federal Government, 1920-1934. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980.

Rudel, Anthony.  Hello Everybody! The Dawn of American Radio.  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2008.

Russo, Alexander Todd.  “The Roots of Radio’s Rebirth: Audiences, Aesthetics, Economics, and Technologies of American Broadcasting, 1926-1951.”  PhD dissertation, Brown University, 2004.

Russo, Alexander. Points on the Dial: Golden Age Radio beyond the Networks. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.

Sampson, Henry T.  Swingin’ on the Ether Waves: A Chronological History of African Americans in Radio and Television Broadcasting, 1925-1955.  Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2005.

Sanders, Constance.  “A History of Radio in Music Education in the United States.”  PhD dissertation, University of Cincinnati, 1990.

Sanger, Elliott.  Rebel in Radio: The Story of WQXR.  New York: Hastings House, 1973.

Sarno, Edward F.  "The National Radio Conferences."  Journal of Broadcasting 13 (1969): 189-202.

Savage, Barbara Diane. Broadcasting Freedom: Radio, War and the Politics of Race, 1939-1948.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Schiffer, Michael Brian.  The Portable Radio in American Life.  Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1991.

Schwartz, A. Brad.  Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News.  Boston: Hill & Wang, 2015.

Schwoch, James. The American Radio Industry and Its Latin American Activities, 1900-1939. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990.

Seib, Philip.  Broadcasts from the Blitz: How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War.  Washington DC: Potomac Books, 2006.

Shapiro, Mitchell E.  Radio Network Prime Time Programming, 1926-1967.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002.

Shayton, Robert Lewis.  Odyssey in Prime Time.  Philadelphia: Waymark Press, 2001.

Shepperd, Josh. “Infrastructure in the Air: The Office of Education and the Development of Public Broadcasting in the United States, 1934–1944.” Critical Studies in Media Communication 31 (August 2014): 230–243.

Shulman, Holly Cowan. Voice of America: Propaganda and Democracy, 1941-1945. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1990.

Siepmann, Charles. Radio’s Second Chance.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1946.

Siepmann, Charles.  The Radio Listener’s Bill of Rights: Democracy, Radio, and You.  New York: Anti-Defamation League, 1948.

Sies, Luther F.  Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960.  2ed.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

Simmons, Charlene. “Dear Radio Broadcaster: Fan Mail as a Form of Perceived Interactivity.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 53 (July 2009): 444–459.

Simpson, Kim Jefferson. “Hit Radio and the Formatting of America in the Early 1970s.”  PhD dissertation, University of Texas- Austin, 2005.

Sklaroff, Lauren R.  “Variety for the Servicemen: The Jubille Show and the Paradox of Racializing Radio during World War II.”  American Quarterly  56:4 (December 2004):  945-973.

Slate, Sam J., and Joe Cook.  It Sounds Impossible: The Hilarious Story of Radio Broadcasting from the Beginning to the Future.  New York: Macmillan, 1963.

Slotton, Hugh.  Radio and Television Regulation: Broadcast Technology in the United States.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Slotten, Hugh.  “Radio’s Hidden Voices: Noncommercial Broadcasting, Extension Education, and State Universities during the 1920s.” Technology & Culture 49 (January 2008): 1-20.

Slotten, Hugh Richard. “Universities, Public Service Radio, and the ‘American System’ of Commercial Broadcasting, 1921–40.”  Media History 12 (Dec. 2006): 253–72.

Slotten, Hugh R. “Radio’s Hidden Voice: Noncommercial Broadcasting, Extension Education, and State Universities during the 1920s.” Technology and Culture 49 (January 2008): 1–20.

Smethers, J. Steven (with Lee Jolliffe). "Singing and Selling Seeds: The Live Music Era on Rural Midwestern Radio Stations." Journalism History 26:2 (Summer 2000): 61-70.

Smith, Glenn D.  Something On My Own: Gertrude Berg and American Broadcasting, 1929-1956.  Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2007.

Smith, Sam.  “The Canaries in Studio A and Other Tales of Washington Radio.” Washington History 7 (Fall/Winter 1995-96): 4-25.

Smith, Wes.  The Pied Pipers of Rock and Roll: Radio DeeJays of the 50s and 60s.  Marietta, Ga.: Longstreet, 1989.

Smulyan, Susan. Selling Radio: The Commercialization of American Broadcasting, 1920-1934.   Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.

Smulyan, Susan.  “Live from Waikiki: Colonialism, Race, and Radio in Hawaii, 1934-1963.”   Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television  27 (March 2007): 63-75.

Sobel, Robert.  RCA.  New York: Stein and Day, 1986.

Socolow, Michael J.  "To Network a Nation: CBS, NBC, and the Development of National Network Radio in the United States, 1925-1950." Ph.D. dissertation, Georgetown University, 2001.

Socolow, Michael J.  “News is a Weapon: Domestic Radio Propaganda and Broadcast Journalism in America, 1939-1941.”  American Journalism 24:3 (Summer 2007): 109-131.

Socolow, Michael J. “A Wavelength for Every Network: Synchronous Broadcasting and National Radio in the United States, 1926–1932.” Technology and Culture  49 (January 2008): 89–113.

Socolow, Michael J.  “We Should Make Money On Our News: The Problem of Profitability in Network Broadcast Journalism History.”  Journalism 11 (December 2010): 675-691.

Soley, Lawrence C.  Radio Warfare: OSS and CIA Subversive Propaganda.  New York: Praeger, 1989.

Spaulding, Norman W.  "History of Black-Oriented Radio in Chicago 1929-1963." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois, 1981.

Spaulding, Stacy.  "Did Women Listen to News?  A Critical Examination of Landmark Radio Audience Research (1935-1948)."  Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 82:1 (Spring 2005): 44-61.

Spiller, James. “This Is War! Network Radio and World War II Propaganda in America.” Journal of Radio Studies 11 (June 2004): 55–72.

Squier, Susan Merrill.  Communities of the Air: Radio Century, Radio Culture.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.

Stamm, Michael.  “Mixed Media: Newspaper Ownership of Radio in American Politics and Culture, 1920–1952.” PhD dissertation, University of Chicago, 2006.

Stamm, Michael. “Paul Lazarsfeld’s Radio and the Printed Page: A Critical Reappraisal.” American Journalism 27 (Fall 2010): 37–58.

Stamm, Michael. Sound Business: Newspapers, Radio, and the Politics of New Media. Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Stavitsky, Alan G.  "Listening for Listeners: Educational Radio and Audience Research." Journalism History 19:1 (Spring 1993): 11-18.

Stavitsky, Alan G.  "New York City's Municipal Broadcasting Experiment: WNYC 1922-1940."  American Journalism 9 (Summer-Fall 1992): 84-95.

Sterling, Christopher.  “Newspaper Ownership of Broadcast Stations, 1920-1968.”  Journalism Quarterly 46 (Summer 1969): 227-236.

Sterling, Christopher H.  “Decade of Development: FM Radio in the 1960s.”  Journalism Quarterly 48 (Summer 1971): 222-230.

Sterling, Christopher H, and John M. Kittross.  A Concise History of American Broadcasting.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1990.

Sterling, Christopher H., and Michael C. Keith.  Sounds of Change: A History of FM Broadcasting in America.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Sterling, Christopher H.  “The Rise of Radio Studies: Scholarly Books Over Four Decades.”  Journal of Radio & Audio Media 16:2 (2009): 229-250.

Sterling, Christopher, Phyllis Bernt, and Martin Weiss.  Shaping American Telecommunications: A History of Technology, Policy, and Economics.  Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006.

Stoneman, Timothy H. B. "Capturing Believers: American International Radio, Religion, and Reception, 1931-1970."  PhD dissertation, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006.   

Storm, Geoffrey.  “FDR and WGY: The Origins of the Fireside Chats.”  New York History 88 (Spring 2007): 177–197.

Summers, H.B., ed.  Radio Censorship.  New York: H.W. Wilson, 1939.

Summers, Harrison B.  A Thirty Year History of Programs Carried on National Radio Networks in the United States, 1926-1956.  Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1958.

Sumpter, Randall S., and Eric W. Rothenbuhler. “‘Operation Matthew’: The Cold War Comes to the Top 40.” Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 55 (January 2011): 1–18.

Sylvain, Olivier. “Domesticating ‘the Great, Throbbing, Common Pulse of America’: A Study of the Ideological Origins of the Radio Act of 1927.”  PhD dissertation, Columbia University, 2010.

Taylor, Timothy D.  "Music and the Rise of Radio in 1920s America: Technological Imperialism, Socialization, and the Transformation of Intimacy."  Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 22 (October 2002): 425-43.

Taylor, Timothy D.,  Mark Katz, and Tony Grajeda, eds.  Music, Sound, and Technology in America: A Documentary History of Early Phonograph, Cinema, and Radio.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.

Treat, Shaun, Daniel Grano, and Jon Crogan.  “The Shadow Knows: The Counter-Fanstasy of American Antihero and Symbolic Divergence in Golden Age Radio.”  Journal of Radio and Audio Media 16:1 (May 2009): 30-49.

Vaillant, Derek W.  “Sounds of Whiteness: Local Radio, Racial Formation, and Public Culture in Chicago, 1921-1935.” American Quarterly 54:1 (March 2002): 25-66.

Vaillant, Derek W. “At the Speed of Sound: Techno-Aesthetic Paradigms in U.S.–French International Broadcasting, 1925–1942.” Technology and Culture 54 (October 2013): 888–921.

Vancour, Shawn. “Popularizing the Classics: Radio’s Role in the American Music Appreciation Movement, 1922–34.” Media, Culture, and Society  31 (March 2009): 289–307.

Volek, Tom.  "Searching for the Social Construction of Radio."  American Journalism 9 (Summer-Fall 1992): 44-53.

Vos, Tim. “A Cultural Explanation for Early Broadcast Policy: Professionalism, Voluntarism, and U.S. Broadcast Networks.” Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media 54 (April 2010): 179–193.

Walker, Jesse.  Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America.  New York: New York University Press, 2001.

Walker, Jesse.  Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America.  New York: New York University Press, 2004.

Waller, Judith S.  Radio: The Fifth Estate.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1950.

Wang, Jennifer Hyland. “Convenient Fictions: The Construction of the Daytime Broadcast Audience, 1927–1960.”  PhD dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2006.

Ward, Brian.  Radio and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the South.  Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004.

Warner, Donald.  Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin, Father of Hate Radio. New York: Free Press, 1996.

Wedel, Kip A. “One Nation on the Air: The Centripetalism of Radio Drama and American Civil Religion, 1929–1962.”  PhD dissertation, Kansas State University, 2011.

Wedel, Kip Anthony. “Permission to Dissent: Civil Religion and the Radio Western, 1933–1960.” Religion and American Culture 22 (Winter 2012): 31–52.

Werthheim, Arthur F.  “Relieving Social Tensions: Radio Comedy in the Great Depression.” Journal of Popular Culture 10:3 (Winter 1976): 501-519.

Wertheim, Arthur F.  Radio Comedy.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.

White, Llwellen.  The American Radio.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1947.

White, Paul W. News on the Air. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1947.

Wik, Reynold.  “The Radio in Rural America in the 1920s.”  Agricultural History 55 (October 1981): 339-350.

Williams, Gilbert A.  Legendary Pioneers of Black Radio.  Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1998.