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Digital Applications in Electronic Media Industries: Radio and TV

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand: Volume II: How Computers Changed the Work of American Financial, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industries

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165876
eISBN:
9780199789689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes the role of information technology in two electronic media industries over time: radio and TV. It describes their applications in business practices, recording and transmission ... More


Suburb, Network, Homeland: National Space and the Rhetoric of Broadcasting

Paul Giles

in The Global Remapping of American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136134
eISBN:
9781400836512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136134.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how the landscape of American broadcasting in the second half of the twentieth century evolved from a situation in which values of liberal independence acted as a front for the ... More


Electronic Mass Media: Retail Distribution

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines the electronic mass media of retail distribution—radio, television, cable, and direct broadcast satellites. These media consist of two major segments; there are local retail ... More


National Horizontal Concentration

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The large number of mergers in information industries raises the question of whether the information sector as a whole, and which of its constituent industries, has become more concentrated and by ... More


The Colleague in the Machine: Electronic Commerce in the London Insurance Market

Gordon Rae

in Inside the Communication Revolution: Evolving Patterns of Social and Technical Interaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296553
eISBN:
9780191685231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296553.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

Electronic commerce refers to all forms of commercial transactions that involve both organisations and individuals, and that are based on the processing and transmission of data through electronic ... More


The Media Revolution

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter uses the framework developed in earlier sections to suggest how one of the most exciting and controversial of modern industries – audio‐visual media – is likely to evolve. It is argued ... More


The Book as Waste: Henry Mayhew and the Fall of Paper Recycling

Leah Price

in How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691114170
eISBN:
9781400842186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691114170.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter suggests that two phenomena that usually get explained in terms of the rise of electronic media in the late twentieth century—the dematerialization of the text and the disembodiment of ... More


The Future of Literature: Complex Surfaces of Electronic Texts and Print Books

N. Katherine Hayles

in A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229192
eISBN:
9780823235063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229192.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter dares to imagine an emerging future of literature by exploring how print media are being transformed through their interaction with electronic media. The dynamic media ecology within ... More


Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Naomi S. Baron

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book shows how Internet and mobile technologies — including instant messaging (IM), cell phones, multitasking, social networking Web sites, blogs, and wikis — are profoundly influencing the way ... More


Scene and Screen: Electronic Media and Theatricality

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The theater, as given by the definition in this chapter, is a place where certain significant events not limited to dramatic performances take place. These questions are then ... More


The FedEx Saints: Patrons of Mobility and Speed in a Neoliberal City

Maria José A. de Abreu

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay accesses the role of traditional imagery in an age of electronic media through the example of the rising popularity of St. Expeditus among Catholic Charismatics in São Paulo, Brazil. Known ... More


Theatrocracy; or, Surviving the Break

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Although the members of the audience may be different, theater, of all the arts, is said to resemble politics the most. Theater involves artifice while politics is imbued with ... More


To Infinity and Beyond: Children’s Play in the Electronic Age

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

in Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810403
eISBN:
9781496810441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810403.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Children’s play is adaptive and the electronic age offers an exciting range of new possibilities. Along with radio television, and IPods, children now play on YouTube, Facebook, Smartphones, Xboxes, ... More


Learning to listen

John Minton

in 78 Blues: Folksongs and Phonographs in the American South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110195
eISBN:
9781604733273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110195.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter argues that Southerners often experienced old-time records in the moment as folksong performances, as familiar social occasions—or at least as close kin. It also suggests that ... More


‘The Medium is the Message’: The Irish Book in the Informatics Age

Bruce Stewart

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the impact of the informatics age on the publishing of books in Ireland, with emphasis on the range of possibilities for electronic publishing. More precisely, it considers the ... More


System X: Interview with Founding Sysop Scot McPhee

Amanda McDonald Crowley

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

System X was an Australian-based dial up BBS, where users created a community of interest with both a variety of text-based conversations and a virtual gallery of images and sound that invited visual ... More


Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Lucas Bessire and Daniel Fisher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771679
eISBN:
9780814769935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771679.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Radio is the most widespread electronic medium in the world today. As a form of technology that is both durable and relatively cheap, radio remains central to the everyday lives of billions of people ... More


The Unmasking of Images: The Anachronism of TV-Faces

Martin Schulz

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between face, mask, image, and mass media and also demonstrates the anachronic imagery principle of masking with illustrations from Michael Moore’s film ... More


“Being … and eXistenZ”: Some Preliminary Considerations on Theatricality in Film

Samuel Weber

in Theatricality as Medium

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224159
eISBN:
9780823235841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224159.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

With the coming of electronic media, theater's role in society and aesthetics has evidently been minimized. “Home theater”, which is designed to emulate a theater space in the ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Socolow

in Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This introductory chapter provides a background of the eight-oared crew race event in the Berlin Olympic Games on August 14, 1936. That race is mostly forgotten today, but in its day it was covered ... More


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