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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


Selling Chineseness and Marketing Chinese New Year: Corporate Sponsorship, Television Broadcasts, and Counter Memory

Chiou-Ling Yeh

in Making an American Festival: Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253506
eISBN:
9780520942431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253506.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the rise of the Pacific Rim economy, the restructuring of global economies, the image of wealthy immigrants, and the prevailing model minority narrative, Chinese Americans became “dream ... More


Radio, race, and the Television Service

Darrell M. Newton

in Paving the Empire Road: BBC Television and West Indian Immigration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081675
eISBN:
9781781702840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081675.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how BBC radio and its practices created possibilities for the recognition of African-Caribbean voices, as they discussed life in England years before the arrival of Windrush, ... More


Carnivalesque Pleasure:: The Audio-visual Market and the Consumption of Television Drama

Rong Cai

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter discusses China's home-video market for TV drama. It examines what happens when TV dramas are consumed on DVD, focusing on the ideological and commercial significance of the DVD market ... More


Broadcasting rights to sport

Richard Haynes

in Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618804
eISBN:
9780748670994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sport is one of the most cherished forms of media content, and broadcasting rights to access sporting events have become a central feature of the media economy. A willingness to pay for the pleasure ... More


Illusions of Actuality

in Science on the Air: Popularizers and Personalities on Radio and Early Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467597
eISBN:
9780226466958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226466958.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the television era, science programming survived at the network level only if it conformed to a fast-paced, irreverent, time-conscious context. Communication of scientific information via ... More


Keeping the Flame in the Broadcast Era

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how broadcast television helped NFL Films transform pro football from a sport that appeared primarily on Sunday telecasts and evening news recaps into a spectacle that could be ... More


Experimenting with Illusion

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the U.S. television industry's experimentation with the incorporation of science into television programming and discusses some of the most notable science-related shows during ... More


Defining What’s New(s) about Science

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter, which examines the history of the conflict between news and science television broadcasting in the United States, discusses the role of television news in reframing science's public ... More


Monsters and Diamonds: The Price of Exclusive Access

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the history of the emergence of sensationalistic approaches to television broadcasting in the United States as a result of television companies' drive to be competitive. It ... More


Entrepreneurial Popularization

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the business aspects of television broadcasting of science in the United States. It explains that increased public interest did not provoke development of more science programs ... More


Inventing Public Service Media

Amanda D. Lotz

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the need for traditional broadcasters to essentially invent public service media. Although broadcasting will continue to play a role in the public service media project, ... More


Television and Public Service: A Brief History1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the history of public service television. The history of British public service broadcasting policy in the 20th century is characterized by a series of very deliberate public ... More


In Splendid Isolation: The Public’s Television

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the influence of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on the television broadcasting of science in the United States, highlighting the role of the BBC as a training ground ... More


Does Television Represent Us?

Ken Loach

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0038
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that television has failed to represent the nuances, subtleties, intricacies of people's lives, and their concerns and their worries. In fact, it never has. The BBC has never been ... More


“A Strong Reek of the Not-Quite-Crackpot”: H. L. Hunt, Right-Wing Radio’s “Constructive” Conservative

Heather Hendershot

in What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226326771
eISBN:
9780226326764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326764.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter centers on H.L. Hunt, an oil businessman, and his efforts in both radio and television broadcasting to spread his right-wing ideologies, which claims to expose the evils of communism and ... More


All Science, All the Time

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of science in television broadcasting in the United States, explaining that American television never presented science in its entirety but only presented topics ... More


Taking the Audience’s Pulse

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the television broadcasting of medicine in the United States. It discusses the role of the American Medical Association in the sponsorship and financing of medical dramas, and ... More


Networking Palestine: The Development and Limitations of Television and Telecommunications since 1993

Helga Tawil-Souri

in The Oslo Accords: A Critical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789774167706
eISBN:
9781617975486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167706.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the development of media and technology in Palestine in the wake of the Oslo Accords. For the first time in their modern history, the Palestinians were afforded, by the ... More


A Political Football

Stuart Banner

in The Baseball Trust: A History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199930296
eISBN:
9780190254575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199930296.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Congress's failure to enact sports antitrust legislation, ensuring that baseball would remain the only sport in America exempt from the antitrust laws despite lobbying by ... More


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