Communications 222 Study Guide Exam 1

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Communications 222 Study Guide Exam 1 1. Philosophies of broadcast systems/types of economic support/global trends Permissive- US Paternalistic-BBC Pluralism-Hybrid/mixed systems Authoritarian-Government control Economic Base of Program Production: -Commercials -License Fees -General Tax Revenues (gov’t funds) Global Trends: U.S.: The public interest, convienience, or necessity. U.K.: To inform, educate, and entertain. U.S.S.R: Politically clear, purposeful, profound, prompt, informative, vivid, and comprehensible. 2. Free Flow/ New World Information Order Free Flow- The U.S. imports there shows throught all of Europe, no restrictions and the rest of the world. The New world takes on all the U.S. shows plus have their own channels. However, the U.S. doesn’t take in foreign channels, they just use their own. 3. History of Radio/Wireless – early development, cross licensing Morse Code (Samuel Morse): sounds translated to words through dots and dashes. Telegraph, Telephone, Sound>Electrical Impulse>Sound, Wireless Cross Licensing Agreement: Between AT&T, GE and WestingHouse
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GE and WH – Manufacters RCA- Sold Recievers Formed Radio Group>WJZ > Telephone Group>WEAF which was a common carrier toll broadcasting (forced you to buy the phone service) 4. Key players/Inventors/Entrepeneurs (Marconi, Fessenden, Deforest, Sarnoff, etc.) Marconi – Father of wireless communication, transmited Morse Code across the Atlantic, formed his own company to manufacture and sell wireless devices. Fessenden- Combined with GE to create a high speed alternator, and tested
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