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The Rise Of Cable Programming In The United States

Pub Date : 2009-06-23 | Author : Megan Mullen | Publisher : University of Texas Press

ISBN 10 : 9780292778696
ISBN 13 : 0292778694

In 1971, the Sloan Commission on Cable Communications likened the ongoing developments in cable television to the first uses of movable type and the invention of the telephone. Cab..

Blue Skies

Pub Date : 2008-04-05 | Author : Patrick Parsons | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781592137060
ISBN 13 : 1592137067

Cable television is arguably the dominant mass media technology in the U.S. today. Blue Skies traces its history in detail, depicting the important events and people that shaped it..

One Nation Under Television

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : J. Fred MacDonald | Publisher : Wadsworth Pub Co

ISBN 10 : 0830413626
ISBN 13 : 9780830413621

Since commercial television emerged in the late 1940s, it has been on the cutting edge of social, political, economic, and cultural developments in the United States and the world...

Audience Evolution

Pub Date : 2010-11-22 | Author : Philip M. Napoli | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231520942
ISBN 13 : 0231520948

No longer beholden to the programming or publication schedules of media producers, today's consumers access media content through a number of unprecedented and increasingly prevale..

Cable Visions

Pub Date : 2007-09 | Author : Sarah Banet-Weiser | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780814799499
ISBN 13 : 0814799493

Looks beyond broadcasting's mainstream, toward cable's alternatives, to critically consider the capacity of commercial media to serve the public interest. This work offers an overv..

The Television Studies Reader

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Robert Clyde Allen | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 041528323X
ISBN 13 : 9780415283236

The Television Studies Reader brings together key writings in the expanding field of television studies, providing an overview of the discipline and addressing issues of industry, ..