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Program Networks

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/9780195188523.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Given the relative cheapness of electronic and physical distribution, it is usually more cost effective to produce a program centrally and distribute it widely rather than for each retail outlet to ... More


Fixed Flow: Undersea Cables as Media Infrastructure

Nicole Starosielski

in Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039362
eISBN:
9780252097416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039362.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between media content and the capacity of hard infrastructure, offering a framework for understanding how particular technologies, social practices, and natural ... More


Air Raids: Television and the War on Terror

Lisa Parks (ed.)

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter considers the intensifying relations between media and military institutions, the production of wartime atmospherics in everyday life, and the political contestations that emphasize the ... More


Recasting the Media System: Network Convergence and Digital TV

Yu Hong

in Networking China: The Digital Transformation of the Chinese Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040917
eISBN:
9780252099434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040917.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the 2008 global economic crisis and the economic restructuring that followed have accelerated state-led digitization, corporation, and capital accumulation within the state ... More


Demands for Gratification: Competing in the National News Economy

Joseph E. Uscinski

in The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how both traditional news outlets and the newer cable outlets have attempted to follow audiences' points of view in constructing the news by analyzing demands for gratification. It ... More


Girdling the Globe

Michael Mann

in Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199472178
eISBN:
9780199088843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199472178.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The history of connecting communities, countries, and continents by cables in the second half of the nineteenth century, usually narrated as an Anglo-American, trans-Atlantic success story, is ... More


Building a Market: The Rise of the Home Improvement Industry, 1914-1960

Richard Harris

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226317663
eISBN:
9780226317687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317687.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Each year, North Americans spend as much money fixing up their homes as they do buying new ones. This obsession with improving their dwellings has given rise to a multibillion-dollar industry that ... More


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