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2/19 Radio Technology as a Social System: From Broadcasting to Podcasting Recent News: Facebook backtracks on change to terms of use Maine police say Facebook page helped solve crime: Cops posted video of kids vandalizing and asked if anyone recognized the kids, to please come forward. British soldiers banned from Facebook and Myspace Agreement reached on Internet music royalty rates The quest for wireless communication was about cell phones not radio Radio as a social system
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Unformatted text preview: • Radio is seen as a devise but really… • Radio is application In search of the “killer application” • Radio hams • News and entertainment telephone: Listeners would call in and hear the news or ask to hear a show or song and all of this is done, over the phone • This did not do well in the U.S. • RCA and Westinghouse did a merger • 2 of the biggest had made a powerhouse • Broadcasting and Manufacturer of radios...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course COMM 397M taught by Professor Fuentes during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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