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Climbing the charts : what radio airplay tells us about the diffusion of innovation /

Gabriel Rossman.

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Main Author: Rossman, Gabriel
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2012.
Topics: Radio broadcasting - Social aspects - United States. | Radio broadcasting - United States - History. | Popular culture - United States. | PERFORMING ARTS - Radio - Reference. | MUSIC - Genres & Styles - Pop Vocal.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Popular music. | History. | Popular music.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction; 1.1 The Diffusion of Innovation; 1.2 The Production of Culture; 1.3 Organization of the Book; Chapter 2. How Songs Spread; 2.1 Record Release Dates; 2.2 Corporate Radio; Chapter 3. Buying your way onto the Chart; 3.1 A History of Payola Scandals; 3.1.1 The 1950s Scandal and the Rise of Rock and Roll; 3.1.2 The 1973 Drugola Scandal; 3.1.3 The Gambino Family and "The Network'' in the 1980s; 3.1.4 Corporate Radio, Professionalized Payola, and the 2005 Spitzer Investigation.
3.2 Suppressing Payola3.2.1 The Robust Logic of Payola; Chapter 4. Can Radio Stations Break Singles?; 4.1 The Role of "Opinion Leaders'' in Diffusion; 4.2 The Distribution of Connection in Radio; 4.3 Diffusion of Pop Songs and Radio Stations; 4.4 The Role of Influentials for Endogenous Diffusion; Chapter 5. The Dixie Chicks Radio Boycott; 5.1 Corporate Censorship; 5.2 Social Movements; 5.3 Genre; Chapter 6. But which Chart do you Climb?; 6.1 Trends in the Differentiation of Radio Formats; 6.2 Classification and Art; 6.3 Crossover; 6.4 New Genres and Formats.
6.4.1 Reggaetón Comes to the Mainland6.4.2 The Development of the "Hurban'' Format as an Artistic and Market Niche; Chapter 7. The Future of the Chart; 7.1 General Lessons of the Book for Diffusion of Innovations; 7.1.1 Particular Lessons for Diffusion in Pop Music Radio; 7.2 Centralization and Distribution of Decision-making; 7.3 The Struggle to Control Publicity; 7.4 Structures of Salient Information; 7.5 Genre; 7.6 The Emerging Structure of Popular Culture Industries in the Twenty-first Century; Appendix A: Datasets.
Appendix B: Robustness to Assumptions about Volume of Airplay Constituting an "Add''Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Table of Contents for: Climbing the charts : what radio airplay