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KJIH-FM and the Los Angeles Riots of 1992 : Compton's Neighborhood Station in the Aftermath of the Rodney King Verdict

Johnson, Phylis

ISBN 10: 0786443863 / ISBN 13: 9780786443864
Published by McFarland Publishing, 2009
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BRAND NEW Full-Sized Laminated Softcover - 222PP - bibliography, index - As the only independently Black-owned radio station in South Central Los Angeles, KJLH-FM was thrust into the media spotlight in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial. During the ensuing riots, KJLH introduced the world to South Central Los Angeles as only those who lived and worked there could. Owned by musician Stevie Wonder since 1979, the station upheld his legacy of community commitment, earning a Peabody Award along the way. This book explores the social, political, and economic impact of KJLH, drawing heavily upon more than 200 pages of interviews and program transcripts from the 1992 radio coverage A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 1600149

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Title: KJIH-FM and the Los Angeles Riots of 1992 : ...

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: BRAND NEW

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As the only independently Black-owned radio station in South Central Los Angeles, KJLH-FM was thrust into the media spotlight in the aftermath of the Rodney King trial. During the ensuing riots, KJLH introduced the world to South Central Los Angeles as only those who lived and worked there could. Owned by musician Stevie Wonder since 1979, the station upheld his legacy of community commitment, earning a Peabody Award along the way. This book explores the social, political, and economic impact of KJLH, drawing heavily upon more than 200 pages of interviews and program transcripts from the 1992 radio coverage.

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Phylis Johnson is a professor and former chairperson of the Radio-Television Department at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

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