Electronic Media: An Introduction / Edition 11

Electronic Media: An Introduction / Edition 11

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by Lynne Schafer Gross
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073526169

ISBN-13: 9780073526164

Pub. Date: 09/21/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Electronic Media: An Introduction provides students the essentials for interacting with electronic media whether they plan to become media producers or shrewd media consumers. The text discusses the most current media forms and the functions of those forms as they relate to advertising, promotional, regulatory, ethical and global issues. Students will

Overview

Electronic Media: An Introduction provides students the essentials for interacting with electronic media whether they plan to become media producers or shrewd media consumers. The text discusses the most current media forms and the functions of those forms as they relate to advertising, promotional, regulatory, ethical and global issues. Students will explore types of media careers and learn how to obtain those jobs by developing networking and interviewing skills and by preparing strong application materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073526164
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/21/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
110,902
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contents

Part 1 -- Electronic Media Forms
Chapter 1
The Significance of Electronic Media

1.1 A Rationale for Study

1.2 A Matter of Terms

1.3 Ownership of Media Devices

1.4 Use of Electronic Media

1.5 The Functions of Media

1.5a Presenting Entertainment

1.5b Disseminating News and Information

1.5c Aiding Commerce

1.5d Transmitting Culture and Customs

1.5e Acting as a Watchdog

1.5f Providing Relaxation and Companionship

1.5g Connecting People to Each Other

1.6 The Democratization of Media

1.7 Convergence, Proliferation, and Resilience

1.8 Issues and the Future

1.9 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 2
The Internet, Portable Devices, and Video Games

2.1 Origins of the Internet

2.2 Standardizing the Internet Design

2.3 The Beginning of Email

2.4 The World Wide Web

2.5 Politicians Boost the Internet

2.6 Refining the Internet

2.6a Browsers

2.6b Internet Service Providers

2.6c Search Engines

2.7 Internet Growth and Temporary Downfall

2.8 Radio on the Internet

2.9 Napster and its Aftermath

2.10 Voice Over the Internet

2.11 Video on the Net

2.12 Enter YouTube

2.13 Social Networking

2.14 Internet Abuses

2.15 Portables Devices

2.15a Cell Phones

2.15b Personal Digital Assistants

2.15c Pods

2.16 Video Games

2.16a The Early Days of Video Games

2.16b Down and Out--And Up Again

2.16c Games Take on a Variety of Forms

2.16d Console Wars

2.16e Games for the Internet and Beyond

2.17 Issues and the Future

2.18 Summary

Suggested Web Sites

Notes
Chapter 3
Early Television

3.1 Early Experiments

3.2 The Emergence of Broadcast Television

3.3 The Freeze

3.4 Early TV Programming

3.5 Blacklisting

3.6 The Live Era

3.7 Color TV Approval

3.8 Broadcast-Cable Clashes

3.9 Prerecorded Programming

3.10 The Quiz Scandals

3.11 UHF and Cable TV Problems

3.12 Early Cable TV Programming

3.13 Reflections of Upheaval

3.14 A Vast Wasteland?

3.15 The Public Broadcasting Act of 1967

3.16 Government Actions

3.17 Corporate Video

3.18 HBO's Influence

3.19 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 4
Modern Television

4.1 Growth of Cable TV Programming Services

4.2 Cable TV's Gold Rush

4.3 The Beginnings of Satellite TV

4.4 Home Video

4.5 Broadcast TV in the 1980s

4.6 Broadcast and Cable Legal Issues

4.7 Growth of Hispanic Television

4.8 Satellite TV Revived

4.9 The Telecommunications Act of 1996

4.10 Telephone Company Entry

4.11 Digital Videodiscs

4.12 Enter TiVo

4.13 Programming Changes

4.14 New and Revised Networks

4.15 Digital TV and HDTV

4.16 Issues and the Future

4.17 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 5
Radio

5.1 Early Inventions

5.2 The Sinking of the Titanic

5.3 World War I

5.4 The Founding of RCA

5.5 Early Radio Stations

5.6 The Rise of Advertising

5.7 The Formation of Networks

5.8 Chaos and Government Action

5.9 The Golden Era of Radio

5.10 The Press-Radio War

5.11 World War II

5.12 Postwar Radio

5.13 FM Radio Development

5.14 The Restructuring of Public Radio

5.15 College Radio

5.16 The Changing Structure of Commercial Radio

5.17 Satellite and HD Radio

5.18 Issues and the Future

5.19 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 6
Movies

6.1 Early Developments

6.2 The First Movies

6.3 Studio Beginnings

6.4 Griffith and His Contemporaries

6.5 World War I Developments

6.6 Hollywood during the Roaring Twenties

6.7 Sound

6.8 The "Golden Years" of Moviemaking

6.9 Hitchcock and Welles

6.10 Color

6.11 Hard Times

6.12 The Road Back

6.13 Mythmakers Lucas and Spielberg

6.14 Moviemaking Today

6.15 Issues and the Future

6.16 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes

Part 2 - Electronic Media Functions

Chapter 7
Careers in Electronic Media

7.1 Desirable Traits for Electronic Media Practitioners

7.2 College Preparation

7.3 Outside Activities

7.4 Internships

7.5 Networking

7.6 Resumes and Reels

7.7 Finding the First Job

7.8 Interviewing

7.9 Diversity

7.10 Unions and Agents

7.11 Compensation

7.12 Types of Job Possibilities

7.12a Production

7.12b News

7.12c Programming

7.12d Engineering

7.12e Sales

7.12f Administration

7.13 Issues and the Future

7.14 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 8
Programming

8.1 Sources of Programs

8.1a Self-Produced

8.1b Related and Non-Related Media

8.1c Majors and Independents

8.1d Syndicators

8.1e Others

8.2 Development

8.3 The News Process

8.3a News Gathering

8.3b News Compilation

8.4 Formats

8.5 Scheduling

8.5a Scheduling Factors

8.5b Scheduling Strategies

8.6 Drama

8.7 Comedy

8.8 Reality

8.9 Games

8.10 Music

8.11 News

8.12 Sports

8.13 Talk Shows

8.14 Documentaries and Information

8.15 Religion

8.16 Children's Programming

8.17 Issues and the Future

8.18 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 9

Sales and Advertising

9.1 Media to Customer Sales

9.2 Media to Media Sales

9.3 The Nature of Advertising

9.4 The Role of Advertising Agencies

9.5 Traditional Advertising

9.6 Product Placement

9.7 Interactive Internet Advertising

9.8 Underwriting

9.9 Advertising Cost Factors

9.10 Advertising Practices

9.11 Advertisement Production

9.12 Advertising to Children

9.13 Other Controversial Advertising

9.14 Issues and the Future

9.15 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 10
Promotion and Audience Feedback

10.1 Promotion

10.2 Forms of Audience Feedback

10.3 Audience Research Companies

10.4 Sampling

10.5 Collecting Data

10.6 Analyzing Quantitative Data

10.7 Qualitative Research

10.8 Pretesting

10.9 Other Forms of Research

10.10 Reporting Results

10.11 How Audience Measurement Is Used

10.12 Issues and the Future

10.13 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 11
Laws and Regulations

11.1 The Federal Communications Commission

11.2 The Executive Branch

11.3 The Legislative Branch

11.4 The Judicial Branch

11.5 The First Amendment

11.6 Profanity, Indecency, and Obscenity

11.7 Libel, Slander, and Invasion of Privacy

11.8 Copyright

11.9 Access to the Courts

10.10 Licensing

11.11 Ownership

11.12 Equal Time

11.13 The Fairness Doctrine

11.14 Other Regulations

11.15 Issues and the Future

11.16 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 12
Ethics and Effects

12.1 Ethical Guidelines

12.2 Ethical Considerations

12.3 Effects of Media

12.4 Organizations That Consider Effects

12.4a Citizen Groups

12.4b Academic Institutions

12.5 High-Profile Effects

12.5a Violence

12.5b Children and Media

12.5c News

12.5d Women and Minorities

12.5e Sex

12.6 Issues and the Future

12.7 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 13
Technical Underpinnings

13.1 The Digital Process

13.2 Audio Production Equipment

13.3 Video Production Equipment

13.4 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

13.5 Terrestrial Radio Broadcasting

13.6 Terrestrial Television Broadcasting

13.7 Satellites

13.8 Other Wireless Distribution

13.9 Wire Transmission

13.10 Pick Up and Carry

13.11 Motion Picture Exhibition

13.12 Radio Receivers

13.13 TV Sets and Computer Monitors

13.14 Issues and the Future

13.15 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes
Chapter 14
The International Scene

14.1 Early Film

14.2 Early Radio

14.3 The Colonial Era

14.4 World War II and Its Aftermath

14.5 Early Television

14.6 Broadcasting's Development

14.7 The Concerns of Developing Nations

14.8 The Coming of Satellites

14.9 Privatization

14.10 The VCR

14.11 The Collapse of Communism

14.12 Indigenous Programming

14.13 The Digital Age

14.14 Issues and the Future

14.15 Summary

Suggested Websites

Notes

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