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Climbing the charts : what radio airplay tells us about the diffusion of innovation, Gabriel Rossman

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Climbing the charts : what radio airplay tells us about the diffusion of innovation
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Climbing the charts
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what radio airplay tells us about the diffusion of innovation
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Gabriel Rossman
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eng
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Despite the growth of digital media, traditional FM radio airplay still remains the essential way for musicians to achieve commercial success. Climbing the Charts examines how songs rise, or fail to rise, up the radio airplay charts. Looking at the relationships between record labels, tastemakers, and the public, Gabriel Rossman develops a clear picture of the roles of key players and the gatekeeping mechanisms in the commercial music industry. Along the way, he explores its massive inequalities, debunks many popular misconceptions about radio stations' abilities to dictate hits, and
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  • bibliography
Climbing the charts : what radio airplay tells us about the diffusion of innovation, Gabriel Rossman
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Climbing the charts : what radio airplay tells us about the diffusion of innovation, Gabriel Rossman
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7t9dj
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • 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
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