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What was the primary purpose of the telecommunications act of 1996?

What was the primary purpose of the telecommunications act of 1996?

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School: University of Florida
Department: Mass Media Communication
Course: Mass Media and You
Professor: Darlena orlando
Term: Spring 2016
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Cost: 25
Name: Mass Media Week 6
Description: Television and Cable: The Power of Visual Culture
Uploaded: 02/12/2016
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016


What was the purpose of the telecommunications act of 1996?



Mass Media Week 6

Television and Cable: The Power of Visual Culture  

- Remember to bring a pencil for the test next week!

- 1927: Philo T. Farnsworth, electronic TV is born

- 1939: World’s Fair  

- 1940s: FCC begins assigning TV channels, cable TV is born  

- 1941: 1st TV commercial  

- 1950s:  

• Color TV, TV dinners are born

• The golden age of TV, sales of TVs surpass radios

• Networks gain control of programming

• The late-night talk show

• The morning show is born  


Why is visual culture important?



- 1960: Kennedy/Nixon debate

- 1960s:  

• Networks begin full regular programming in color

• 1962: First satellites TV broadcast

• 1963: Army-Navy football game. Instant replay is born We also discuss several other topics like What are common property rights?

• 1967: First global satellite TV broadcast

- 1970s:  

• TV Shows tackle social issues

- All in the Family

- M*A*S*H

- The Jeffersons

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• The home VCR was born

• 1975: HBO is born, cable TV begins to takeover


What happened at the world's fair in 1939?



- Network control of programming

• 1950s-1970s: Networks control 95% of programming

• 2012: Networks control less than 40%

• Why the decline?

- Cable TV

- VCRs, DVD Players

- Online Services

- 1980s:  

• CNN Launch, cable news is born Don't forget about the age old question of Who were the puritan dissenters?

• Must See TV is born

- The Cosby Show

- Cheers

- Seinfeld

- Hill Street Blues

- Family Ties

- 1990s: Telecommunications Act of 1996

• Abolishes boundaries of ownership

• Cable companies, phone companies and long distance carriers enter each other’s  markets

• Consolidation: owners can operate tv and radio stations in same market where they  own cable systems

- 1999: TiVO is born

- 2000s: Online, on-demand TV is born

- 2013: “House of Cards” Don't forget about the age old question of What is a neuron charge compared to?

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Television and Cable: How to make a show  

- FM: frequency modulation, pitch and distance, static free

- AM: amplitude, modulation, volume and height

- 1990s: AOL, Yahoo, Microsoft, google

- Today: Microsoft, Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook

- Facebook: 375 million people play games

- World of Warcraft: 12 million subscribers

- Apple: 500 million iPhones sold and 210 iPads

- LOOK AT REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR CHAPTER 2 and the slides with the  quantifiable, factual information  

- TV Production

• Variety shows

• Newscasts

• Sitcoms

• Reality TV

• Specials If you want to learn more check out How audiences operate?

• Dramas

• Game Shows

• Etc.

- What is the difference?

• Medical: Drama, Sitcom, Reality Television, Specials, News Don't forget about the age old question of What is alkane nomenclature?

- Making TV

• THE MEETING

• Discuss where the reporters are and who gets which packages

• Discuss when they photographers are whether you're getting VOS or VOSOTS - Voice over and voice over sound on top (somebody else is speaking on tape)

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• Discuss show set up, round-robins, intro/outtros/wrapped packages, skirts and  weather, live shows (sat/microwaves), feeds (CNN, CBS, or affiliate)

- Find your file

• a

• b

- Order your graphics:

• Over the shoulders

• maps

• animations

• graphs

• chyrons

• Make sure they are all made, ingested, and coded before eh show • Don’t forget your lower thirds  

- Code your script  

- Things to know

• Sat shot

• Sat window We also discuss several other topics like How do rituals create or reinforce social solidarity?

• Live shot

• Hard out

• Canned promo/canned teaser

• Cut ins

• Back timing

• Breakers

• Phoners

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