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Final Study Guide - Journalism 1001 Fall 2005 Final...

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Journalism 1001 Fall, 2005 Final Examination Study Guide Please note that this is only to highlight certain parts of the textbook, lectures and other class materials for you. It doesn’t mean that you should only read what is identified here. Chapter 3 Concepts and Terms Payola - deejays being paid to play certain songs rather than others, Tried in December 1959, Congress amended the Federal Communications Act to provide for fines and jail time for the practice Piracy – just duplicate the audio Counterfeiting - duplicate the audio content and packaging Bootlegging - illegal recording and distribution of performances Trends and Events Rise of pop music Over the years, pop music has encompassed a wide variety of musical styles Once sheet music was successfully mass-produced, it provided the recording industry with a new and sizable income and helped move the industry from the novelty stage to business enterprise 1930s, vocal stars, usually coming from a vaudeville background, became widely recognizable Rock and Roll as music Emerged in 1950s - Developed as a combination of vocal, instrumental, rhythm and blues, and country sounds, rock and roll would revolutionize both the radio and the recording industries Provided adolescents with a much-sought-after escape from an increasingly menacing world in the face of the Cold War Became integrationist music that provided an important reflection of the cultural climate Rock and Roll as social and cultural products and as a reflection of our time The rock-drug connection was also seen as a form of social protest related to social problems and the Vietnam War Rock music had been seen as rebellious Reformation in popular music The business and legal aspect of music industry Major labels often rely on "indies" to discover and initiate music trends at the local level Producers usually handle the non-technical aspects of the recording, such as booking the studio space. Engineers handle the technical aspects, such as the
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placement of equipment. More specifically, there are mixing and mastering engineers who handle the more specific aspects of recording an album. The marketing division decides on packaging, advertising, and promotion. Class Notes Music as a form of popular expression Music as related to social movements The Big 5: 1. Universal 2. Warner 3. EMI 4. Viacom 5. Sony What are the Parts of the Music Industry? Artists Record Labels Distribution Channels – sold at direct retail stores (CD’s), music clubs, and online music purchases, file-sharing. Promotion and Exposure – costs must be paid back by the artist, touring A Brief History… Popular music circa 1900 Developments in 1920’s and 30’s (microphones) – first vocal stars of popular music began to make an appearance Affluence boom and car and radio in cars in 1940’s and 50’s (DJ’s emerge) (Teen Youth Culture) 1960’s – heyday of music industry – Woodstock
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2008 for the course JOUR 1001 taught by Professor Mclean,pol during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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