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Unformatted text preview: and pushed radio networks to begin gathering their own news -1930s radio added live entertainment dramas, comedies, soap operas, westerns -War of the Worls -1938 -Radio was to Worls War II as telegraph was to Civil War nd TV was to Vietnam. Radio made war intimate to audiences and was radio news finest hr -Regular broadcastin of TV in 1948 meant radio would have to change to survive Theatrephone and Electrophone-Listening rooms o Problems with amplification o Required individual headsets Radio news advantages over TV and newspapers-more timely than newspapers-more timely than TV on many stories because: o less expensive to produce o more flexible o doesnt have entertainment Regulation Changes since 1980-Stations no longer needed to keep detailed logs of programs-Limit of minutes of advertising Business Impact of Deregulation-impact on revenues o increased number -...
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