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BPP Final Study Guide

BPP Final Study Guide - Chapter 7 Types of Public...

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Chapter 7 Types of Public Television Licenses: 1. Community – 90 operated in the US a. In larger cities where there are many educational and cultural institutions, but no dominant institution or school system. b. A nonprofit community corporation is the licensee (creates and operates the public station). c. Considered most responsive type of licensee because it is exists solely to administer the station. d. Supported primarily by fundraising activities (supported by the viewers) – as a result this type of licensee stresses high quality production value to attract and hold viewers. e. Generate most of the PBS schedule. 2. University - 56 a. University-run public television. b. Emphasize adult continuing education and culture. c. University funding as well as over-the-air fundraising. 3. Public School - “So random” - 6 a. Run by public schools. b. Intended to provide new learning experiences for students in elementary school classrooms. c. Some of its income comes from subscribers. d. Rarely produce original programs – obtain most of their schedules from national, state, and regional suppliers of instructional programming. 4. State Agency - 186 a. Initially authorized to provide new classroom experiences for the state’s schoolchildren. b. Rarely produce prime-time PBS series. c. State legislatures appropriate most of their budgets.
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  • Spring '09
  • Dunford
  • Cable television, Satellite television, cable networks, Public Television Licenses, cable program providers

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