lesson 6 ppt - Television n Growingpopularityofcableprovides

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Television n Growing popularity of cable provides  competition for broadcast televisions n Videocassette recorders become  popular items n The Fox Network starts broadcasting  in 1987
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Television n Mergers cause all the major TV  networks to change hands n In 1980 Cable News Network forces  TV nets to reexamine their news  operations n WB and UPN networks start in the  1990s
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Television Slicing  the Audience into          Smaller  Pieces n Cable, Home Video, Home Satellite n Indies, New Networks (Broadcast) Fox (1987) UPN (1995) , WB (1995) n CW replaces UPN & WB in 2006 
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Television At The Turn of the New Century Further Consolidation n Viacom buys CBS (2000) n AOL merges with Time Warner (2001) n n News Corp acquires DirecTV (2004) n NBC merges with Universal (2004)
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n Electronic News Gathering (ENG)  revolutionizes TV coverage
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lesson 6 ppt - Television n Growingpopularityofcableprovides

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