1.18.07 - Radio- 1900 to 1940 (continued) NBC networks o...

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Radio- 1900 to 1940 (continued) - NBC networks o Red Network- WEAF flagship stations Developed from stations that AT&T owned or were affiliate with o Blue Network- WJZ flagship station 1940s, NBC was forced to sell on network When they sold it, they sold it to a guy names Noble Ultimately became ABC - CBS o 1927: United Independent Broadcasters o 1928: purchased by William Paley Turned CBS into a “symphony network” Elite programming - Mutual – 1934 – “program sharing” o Link stations together under “mutual network” - regulatory problems o Hoover- Radio Act of 1912 Many of the regulations that Hoover initiated were endorsed by people in the four main radio networks o Four Radio conferences, 1922-25 Hoover called 4 radio conferences in order to try to get them to regulate themselves They didn’t agree because they didn’t want to be limited by power they could project and time they “radioed” They decided to move to another frequency o
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