Comm Class 10 FCC Notes 2-27-08

Comm Class 10 FCC Notes 2-27-08 - FM: 1967 Mergning of...

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Patrick Michel Class 10: The FC and Regulation Beginnings of Radio Airwaves as a commodity Changing role of the FCC 1920’s Beginnings of Radio Guglieimo Marconi (in Britian) --- invented the radio (little black box) (global community U.S. Military (in the U.S.) Ship to shore communication (stole Marconi) Manufacturing companies: AT&T, GE, Western Union What to do about radio? All on One frequency (AM)
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Silent night- Travels farther at night (so people worked together to see how far their signals go at night) Networking CBS Mutual Broad Casting Communications act of 1934 Established Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Philosophy “The Airwaves belong to the people” “W” for radio stations east of the Mississippi “K” west of the Mississippi Radio brought news and information into the home Important Genre Religion Propaganda News Drama(including Soap operas) Many considered it an “Evil” medium
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Key Regulation Aspects PICN- Public interest, Convenience, and necessity Ownership issues “Appropriate” Content and First amendment issues
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Unformatted text preview: FM: 1967 Mergning of Album Oriented Rock with music for young Crossover music Influence of Pirate Radio- radios from a boat Deregulation 1984!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! An attempt to minimize government regulation and operate with market place rules FCC Lifts ownership regulation Clear Channel radio now operates 90% of the radio stations in the U.S. Who listens to radio? Radio is the massest of mass media Every U.S. home has approx. 5-6 radios including in cars Best time slots Drive time (morning and afternoon)-working people Pree-teens and Teens from 3-5 Ratings Organization Radio: Arbitron Tv: Nielsen Growth of Satelite Radio Subscription service: Sirius and XM So whats Changed Regulation Content Ownership The FCC The Coke and Consumer Related Disparities between those who have changed and those who havent They get along Conflicts from outside force Microsoft word pro cesss orrrrrrrrr. ....
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course COMM 121 taught by Professor Hanson during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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