Jason Loviglio, Media and Communication Studies, Co-edits New Book

radios new waveJason Loviglio, director of media and communication studies, is the co-editor with Michele Hilmes of the recently-released book “Radio’s New Wave: Global Sound in the Digital Era” (Routledge, 2013).

“Radio’s New Wave” features essays from 12 top scholars from three continents.  It explores the evolution of audio media and sound scholarship in the digital age, exploring the ways that radio has transformed in the digital environment. Contributors explore what sound looks like on screens, how digital listening moves us, new forms of sonic expression, radio’s convergence with mobile media, and the creative activities of old and new audiences. “Radio’s New Wave” charts the dissolution of radio’s boundaries and its expansion to include a wide-ranging universe of sound, visuals, tactile interfaces, and cultural roles, as radio rides the digital wave into its second century.