Media.Origins.9-20

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The Context of Media: Technology, Industry, Politics and the Origins of Modern Media Introduction to Media Studies 20 September 2011
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The Context of Media Economic Factors - media as business Social and Organizational Factors - professional norms and routines Political Factors - legislation and regulation
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emergence of a national communications infrastructure driven by the imperatives of national defense and commercial interests creating a mass, unified “national” culture networked, consumerist, patriotic Chandler and Cortada: The Threshold of the Information Age Vacuum Tube Era, 1907-1967
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The Telegraph: Pre-Threshold of the Information Age Samuel Morse, the Federal Government and Private Capital Technology and “Universal Communication” Technology and Monopoly Alliances of Power and Control - Western Union & AP
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Postal Systems: U.S. Constitution: Congressional Powers (Section 8) To establish Post Offices and Post Roads; To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course COMM 3287 taught by Professor Madger during the Fall '11 term at NYU.

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