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  • Public Broadcasting Service
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    me rica", saw funding for public broadcasting as an easy target for spending cuts. He stated that one reason to cut funding of public broadcasting is because its programming is elitist. He argued that programming like ballet and opera found on pubic television serves only the upper class. one of his fellow Republicans have joined him in this attack on the Public Broadcasting Service. They argue that public television, which supposedly served only this small group of people, should not have to ex...
  • Female Television News Anchors
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    Women As News Anchors Women in all careers are striving to gain equality in the work force today, and female television news anchors are definitely part of the fight. The road to television news anchoring is a rocky one, where only a few women survive and many fail. Where progress was once thought to have been made, there aren " tm any females getting ahead in the world of television news. Today, there is avery slow, if any, gain in the numbers of women who succeed. There are many questions surr...
  • 018 Radio Stations In Japan
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    Japanese media overview Physically, the mass media in Japan are quite similar to those in any developed nation, although perhaps somewhat more advanced. In organizational structure, however, Japanese media are unique. Individual elements of the Japanese media mix may resemble counterparts in other nations, but the combination is purely Japanese. The primary characteristics of Japanese mass media are the influence of the national daily newspapers and the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Nihon Hoso...
  • Change In Public Service Broadcasting
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    Abstract This essay intends to discuss the following statement; Digital Broadcasting will have a fundamental effect on viewing patterns, popular culture and audience identity. This will be done firstly by looking at the history of the BBC and the original intention of Public Service Broadcasting. It will discuss how by John Reiths successful approach to broadcasting, the BBC became a National Institution creating popular culture and a National Identity. It will examine how these first steps and ...
  • Vladimir Zworykin Patents A Color Television System
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    Television was not invented by a single inventor, instead many people working together and alone, contributed to the evolution of TV. 1831: Joseph Henry's and Michael Faraday's work with electromagnetism makes possible the era of electronic communication to begin. 1862: Abbe Giovanna Case lli invents his 'pantelegraph' and becomes the first person to transmit a still image over wires. 1873: Scientists May and Smith experiment with selenium and light, this opens the door for inventors to transfor...
  • Rca To The Development Of Television Sets
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    Television The start of the television market all began in 1897 by K.F. Braun. He invented the cathode ray tube which would become the screen of most television sets. In 1925 C. Francis Jan kins had used some ideas from a Scottish engineer, A.A. Campbell, to create images on the screens. The United States navy used this new technology to transfer images back and forth to its ships. In 1929 David Sarnoff invested $50 million dollars into the development of television sets. In 1935 Sarnoff committ...
  • Bruno And Boots
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    'Beware of the Fish' by Gordan Korman: A Review 'Beware The Fish' is one of the funniest books I have ever read in my life. It is about two boys named Bruno and Boots who go to a boarding school called 'Macdonald Hall'. Their headmaster is a grim man named Mr. Sturgeon (a. k. a'The Fish'. A sturgeon is a kind of fish.) It all started when ElmerDrimsdale, school genius invented something that is sort of like a television broadcaster. He didn't know it really worked! When Bruno and Boots found out...
  • Hdtv As The New Standard
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    HDTV It all started when Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. This opened up the idea of receiving and playing professionally produced entertainment at home. As the years went by, there have been many advances in technology and ways to transmit signals through the air waves into people's homes. After all, this is what it's mostly used for, to get programs into people's homes. Whether it be movies, commercials, instructional videos, music, PSA's, news, sports. Whoever creates these programs hav...
  • Fruition Through Television And The News Events
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    News Events in the History of TV In chronicling the past 50 years of television, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences includes many clips from historical events that were carried on television. Including these news events is appropriate to the history of television because the advent of this technology brought the nation and world together in times of tragedy and joy via the 'global village' created by this medium. The events that changed our world also changed the world of television. It...
  • Public Television Network
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    The History Of Television Few inventions have had as much effect on contemporary American society as television. Before 1947 the number of U.S. homes with television sets could be measured in the thousands. By the late 1990's, 98 percent of U.S. homes had at least one television set, and those sets were on for an average of more than seven hours a day. The typical American spends from two-and-a-half to almost five hours a day watching television. It is significant not only that this time is bein...
  • Exciting Time Period For Television
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    The History of Television Timothy Shackleford 04/28/2003 6th Period No single person can be credited with the invention of television, but several people have played key roles in its development. At the end of the 19th century, the idea of the television came about. Televisions began, based on the inventions and discoveries of many men and scientists. The first generation of televisions was not entirely electronic. The display screen had a small motor with a spinning disc and a neon lamp, which ...
  • By Television Culture
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    Team D 1 THE CULTURAL AND POLITICAL IMPACT MADE BY TELEVISION Culture: The invention of the television and its emergency into American society in 1959 has radically revolutionized the American way of life. The original foundations of the television resort back to Ireland in 1973, where a telegraph operator, John May, discovered the photoelectric effect. He found that variations in light intensity on selenium bars show resistance which can be transmitted into electrical signals. In other words, t...
  • Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority
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    What TV giveth, we taketh? by Navi rah Zafar Ji lani Television has become the new religion for almost everyone, living anywhere, in this world. This box, now found in many distinct shapes and sizes, has subliminally forced human consciousness to think, eat and act as it says. Taking television as an object would be outrageous. Behind this sleek screen are devils that won't let humankind think otherwise. The moment one switches on the tube, waves of eye punching colors and images are bombarded a...

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