day 4 lecture notes ca250

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day 4 lecture notes ca250 04:59 The dawn of our commercial media system Broadcasting in Britain Non-profit, owned by the gov’t o BBC formed by Royal Charter o “Giving the public what it ought to have” Centralized o One station in London for the whole country Why and how did America develop a commercial model for broadcast media when  so many others chose a public system? Key Historical Moments, 1900-1920s Pre WWI (1905-1917) Wireless Communication technology invented and developed Mostly used by shipping companies and amateur radio operators During WWI (1917-1918) Radio under Navy control Post WWI (1918- late 1920s) Radio corporation of America discovered Three Central Factors for US System 1. Persistence of amateurs Formed “Citizen Wireless” & lobbied gov’t for radio to be free, open, and civic- minded.
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course CA 250 taught by Professor Lindsaygarrison during the Spring '12 term at University of Wisconsin.

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