JRN108 Television Notes

JRN108 Television Notes - -1949 51 stations 3,000,000...

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Television Technological innovation leads to… Increasing democratization of info as influenced by: - role of regulation - role of market Television is – a form of telecommunication for the transmission of transient images of fixed or moving objects Early TV - Urban areas - Rabbit ears (antenna) - Coaxial cable o 15 min news broadcasts - Test pattern during the day - 1946 – 6 stations – 20,000 sets - 1947 – 12 stations – 190,000 ets - 1948 – 16 stations – 1,000,000 sets
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Unformatted text preview: -1949 51 stations 3,000,000 sets-1950 98 stations 7,000,000 sets Decline in network news (Evening newscast)-1993 41 muillion-today 21 million types of stations-owned and operated -newtwork affiliates-independent-public broadcasting Sources of news content-networks-local stations-cable news networks-news syndicates-groups of stations w/ common owners Who sells advertising?...
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