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Play-by-Play Radio, Television, and Big-Time College Sport

ISBN-10: 0801866863
ISBN-13: 9780801866869
Edition: 2001
Authors: Ronald A. Smith
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Description: This discussion of the troubled relationship between higher education and the broadcasting industry, begins with the early days of radio. It explores the effects of TV revenue on college athletics and the odds of achieving meaningful reform.

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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

This discussion of the troubled relationship between higher education and the broadcasting industry, begins with the early days of radio. It explores the effects of TV revenue on college athletics and the odds of achieving meaningful reform.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Media and Early College Sport
Marconi, the Wireless, and Early Sports Broadcasting
The Broadcasters
Graham McNamee and Ted Husing Dominate the Airwaves
The Radio Threat to College Football Attendance
In the Image of Rockne: Notre Dame and Radio Policy
Radio Goes "Bowling": The Rose Bowl Leads the Way
Sport and the New Medium of Television
Networks, Coaxial Cable, Commercialism, and Concern
Notre Dame Chooses Commercial TV
Penn Challenges the NCAA and the Ivy League
The NCAA Experimental Year
Networks: The Du Mont Challenge
Regional Conferences Challenge a National Policy
TV and the Threat of Professional Football
Roone Arledge and the Influence of ABC-TV
Advertising, Image versus Money, and the Beer Hall Incident
The Television Announcer's Role in Football Promotion
The Cable Television Dilemma: More May Be Less
TV Money, Robin Hood, and the Birth of the CFA
TV Property Rights and a CFA Challenge to the NCAA
Oklahoma and Georgia Carry the TV Ball for the CFA Team
TV, Home Rule Anarchy, and Conference Realignments
Basketball: From Madison Square Garden to a Televised Final Four
TV's Unfinished Business: The Division I-A Football Championship
Radio, TV, and Big-Time College Sport: A Timeline
Notes
Bibliographical Essay
Index

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