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Unformatted text preview: MassComm 15:02 Cable Tv
Local Government awards franchise
FCC ousted by supreme court 1984 law eliminated locals Prices Increase
Corporate ownership increased – 75%
1985—must carry rule voided 1992 – gives FCC authority to set rates 1992—Networks can own cable systems In General 1996 – new phone and cable law local and long distance carriers and cable companies can enter each others business
Video Stores—supermarkerts—department stores
1984 supreme court ruling
Americans can legally videoz tape frpm TV
1986 filmmakers began to market more movies
Recemt releases—vintage movies—sex oriented 15:02 15:02 ...
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course MUHL 1308 at Texas Tech.
- Spring '08