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American Media and Social Institutions

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American Media and Social Institutions EMC 1020

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AMERICAN MEDIA AND SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS RHVIJOUREMC 1020 Dr Dougan Study Guide Exam 2 Caution This guide is not meant to be de nitive but rather comprehensive It is designed to provide you with a way to organize your study The best way of preparing for exams in this class is to keep up with the reading and take good notes Again I recommend study groups as an excellent way to understand the material Reading Chapters 6 amp 8 Remember there will be a number of questions taken directly from the text Helpful I hope advice If a chapter contains a tirneline I would make sure I had a degree of familiarity with the dates It s not that I have a lot of questions that require dates for the answer I m more likely to ask you about a particular decade but knowing dates may help you gure out a correct answer Also I like to phrase questions in this manner Which ONE of the following is NOT true It s a slightly more challenging way of testing what you know and how you understand it As you re reading the book pay attention to any boldfaced terms and their de nitions ithat s an excellent resource from which I can create questions Chapter 6 Radio become familiar with people places and things lVIarconi Lee de Forest crystal sets Wireless Ship Act 1910 Radio Act of 1912 Radio Corporation of America David Sarnoff Major patent holders in the early days of commercial radio What is the significance of radio station KDKA WEAF Radio s popularity in the 1920s How many radio stations were operating By the end of the 1920s how many radios were in the marketplace NBC Red amp Blue What s an af liate station William S Paley CBS Radio Act of 1927 Federal Communication Act 1934 Federal Communications Commission The Golden Age of Radio Orson Welles and War of the Worlds PBS and NPR Clear Channel Communications Internet Radio satellite radio Chapters 8 Television and Cable Paul Nipkow Victor Zworykin John Logie Baird Philo T Famsworth Newton Minnow RCA introduces television at New York World s Fair in 19399 Cost of a TV in the late 1930s By 1962 what percentage of American homes had a television The Golden Age of Television single sponsor programs the quiz show controversy television spectaculars Big 3 4 Networks anthology vs episodic television decline of the network era emergence of HBO and WTBS impact of VCRs 1imeshifting In 1997 VCRs were in what percentage of American homes AC Neilsen company share rating what s the difference What is sweeps Who are cable s major players CATV 7 who did it serve When did it first appear What were the reasons the National Association of resisted cable TV market penetration Must carry rules access channels HBO narrowcasting CNN revolution CNN formula MTV s business model Direct Broadcast Satellite Hulu demographics issues with rating accuracy cell phones as TV portal WiMax technology PLEASE NOTE I can answer any questions you have before the exam However on the day ofthe exam for some inexplicable reason I come down with acute amnesia that lasts from the moment I walk into the room until all ofthe exams are completed Do not ask me to give you answers as you turn in your exam you can wait for your grade like everyone e se


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