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Mass Media Week 6

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Mass Media Week 6 MMC2604


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Television and Cable: The Power of Visual Culture
Mass Media and You
Darlena Cunha and Steve Orlando
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jocelyn on Thursday February 11, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to MMC2604 at University of Florida taught by Darlena Cunha and Steve Orlando in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 57 views. For similar materials see Mass Media and You in Communication at University of Florida.


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Date Created: 02/11/16
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 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 - 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 • 1967: First global satellite TV broadcast - 1970s: • TV Shows tackle social issues - All in the Family - M*A*S*H - The Jeffersons 1 Tuesday, February 9, 2016 • The home VCR was born • 1975: HBO is born, cable TV begins to takeover - 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 • 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”
 2 Thursday, February 11, 2016 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 • Dramas • Game Shows • Etc. - What is the difference? • Medical: Drama, Sitcom, Reality Television, Specials, News - 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) 3 Thursday, February 11, 2016 • 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 • Live shot • Hard out • Canned promo/canned teaser • Cut ins • Back timing Breakers • • Phoners 4


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