TV Notes 8-28-08

TV Notes 8-28-08 - JohnMalone,TCI RupertMurdoch,Fox...

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John Malone, TCI Rupert Murdoch, Fox Ted Turner, Turner Broadcasting Trip Hawkins, 3DO Information Superhighway Convergence o Multi-media o Seamless Chapter 1 Preconditions: Social o Urbanization o Rise in Literacy Rate, Etc. o Mass Production Techniques o Mass Media Distribution o Penny Press o Motion Pictures o Vaueville Technological o Phonograph (Concept) o Wire 1844 Telegraph 1866 Transatlantic Cable 1876 Telephone o Wireless 1873 Maxwell’s Theory 1888 Hertz Confirmation 1896 Marconi’s Patent 1897 Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Company 1899 American Marconi Founded 1901 First Transatlantic Wireless Message 1904 Fleming’s Diode Patent The Inventors o Reginald Fessenden – tested his alternator on Christmas Eve, 1906, demonstrated that voice could be transmitted over the “ether”. Fessenden’s alternator produced a continuous wave that was needed for the transmission of voice or music.
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2008 for the course RTVF 1310 taught by Professor Way during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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