TC 100 Notes Feb 1 - Radio competes w/TV; formats are born...

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TC 100 Notes Feb 1, 2011 18:15 Radio Act of 1912 DOC takes control of radio regulation o Licensing doesn’t begin until 1923 o Titanic Sinks survivors World War 1 Navy controls radio o Took responsibility for patent control o Standardized technology o Forced marconi to sell GE 1916 David Sarnoff manager of American Marconi Market household radios 1922 WEAF, NJ Entertainment-based, advert funded Radio Act of 1927     Creates FRC 1930’s – 1940’s  The Big Band Sound Derived from Jazz o Record Sales dropped to 6 million in 1932 o Somewhat saved by Frank Sinatra Ex. Big mama Thornton: Hound Dog (1953) o Covered by Elvis
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Hybridization -> Genres (distinctions of content)  Splintered in the late 1960’s: propagation of genres Motown  Rolling Stones Led Zepplin 1940’s
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Unformatted text preview: Radio competes w/TV; formats are born 1960s The Rise of DJs o Local celebrity o Payloa Beatles et al. push album concept Radio becomes for music rather than dissemination Popularity of Formats Listenership 1990s Webstreaming 2000s Internet Radio Web Sharing o Distribution 1926 RCA sets up NBC CBS soon follows Originally O&Os Expansion via affiliates 1941 Chain Broadcasting rules (affiliate content) NBC sells off ABC 1996 TC Act Increased Ownership Facilitated Conglomerates Hotclocks o Tentpolling o Station ID >35/hour o Adverts o Local Interest Dayparts o Also at night o Arbitrary but important Entertainment Public o Local & Network variety College o Less CPB adherence/structured/formatted o Training/trial 18:15 18:15...
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course TC TC100 taught by Professor Calebcarr during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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