History of Broadcasting in the United States
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Description: This powerful history of broadcasting in the United States goes beyond traditional accounts to explore the field's important social, political, and cultural ramifications. It examines how broadcasting has been organized as a business throughout much of the 20th century, and focuses on the aesthetics of programming over the years. Surveys four key broadcasting periods from 1921 to 1996, drawing on a range of new sources to examine recent changes in the field, including coverage of the recent impact of cable TV and home video Includes new data from collections at the Library of Congress and the Library of American Broadcasting Ideal for anyone seeking a readable history of the field, offering the most current coverage available
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/7/2008
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|List of Illustrations|
|Preface: Why a History of Broadcasting in the USA?|
|Introduction: Broadcasting's Beginning: The Big Bang|
|The Network Radio Era, 1921-1950|
|Industrial Innovation and Diffusion: The Radio Networks|
|Radio's Social, Cultural, and Political Impact: The First Mass Medium|
|The Development of a New Aesthetic: Sounds|
|TV Replaces Radio in the living Room|
|Radio Reinvents Itself: Top 40 and Beyond|
|Network Television Dominates, 1958-1982|
|CBS, NBC, and ABC Covering the USA|
|Network TV's Social, Cultural, and Political Impact|
|The Genre Machine: From Maverick to M*A*S*H|
|Contemporary History, 1982-1996|
|Radio: The FM Era|
|Television: Remote Control Paradise|
|Epilogue: Still a Broadcasting Nation: 1996 and Into the Future|
|Sorry, Wrong Number|