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Public radio and television in America

a political history

by Ralph Engelman

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Public broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States -- History,
    • Radio broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States -- History,
    • Television and politics -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-319) and indexes.

      StatementRalph Engelman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE8689.8 .E53 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 342 p. ;
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL812981M
      ISBN 100803954069, 0803954077
      LC Control Number95050232

        America’s unique public broadcasting system is a collaboration of 1, local non-commercial radio and television stations that meet the standards of and are supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. They work with each other and with hundreds of national and local producers and community partners to ensure that Americans have. Start here to discover all of WGBH's public media across television, radio, digital content and podcasts.

        Early in , Bill Siemering — one of the organizers of National Public Radio and later its first program director — put together this “mission statement” for NPR. The statement supported NPR’s request for aid from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and went on to define the network’s first daily program, All Things Considered Author: Bill Siemering. American Public Media is the largest station-based public radio organization in the U.S., combining multi-regional station operations, national content creation and distribution in one organization. Its multi-regional station operations include 49 public radio stations and .

      One of the most popular products in the s was the TV. At the start of the decade, there were about 3 million TV owners; by the end of it, there were 55 million, watching shows from stations. The average price of TV sets dropped from about $ in to $ in Intro to Mass Communications Final Media Essentials: A brief introduction 2nd Edition. Terms in this set () Once strongly influenced by books, television and film now look elsewhere for most of their story ideas. Congress created National Public Radio to help win the Cold War.


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