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Ouellete “Oasis of the Vast Wasteland” - PBS – more educations TV o More public service than commercials o “A corrective cultural supplement” o Quality TV vs. Network TV Elite brining culture down to masses - TV has become a “boob tube” - 1967 – Public Broadcasting Act o Created the corporation for Public Broadcasting o CBP would be independent of govt. supervision
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Unformatted text preview: o Receive $ from Congress (and elsewhere) and distribute them to production centers/stations o CPB would create no programming itself-Govt. cut funds since they did not have control-1969 – Created PBS as a network o Oversee interconnection o Funded primarily by Ford Foundation o Would not produce program (local stations do)...
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  • Spring '07
  • TelevisionHistoryandForm
  • Public Broadcasting Service, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, public broadcasting, Television in the United States, corrective cultural supplement

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