Love, Light and a Dream: Television's Past, Present and Future

Love, Light and a Dream: Television's Past, Present and Future

by James W. Roman
     
 

Love, Light, and a Dream is a timely and provocative look at the medium of television as one of the cultural vehicles carrying us toward the 21st century. It provides an up-to-the-minute review of developments and trends shaping the policy and regulatory issues that exert the strongest influence on the evolution of information technology.

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Love, Light, and a Dream is a timely and provocative look at the medium of television as one of the cultural vehicles carrying us toward the 21st century. It provides an up-to-the-minute review of developments and trends shaping the policy and regulatory issues that exert the strongest influence on the evolution of information technology.

Topics covered in this study include the Federal Communications Commission and its role as a regulatory body, the relationship between cable services and telephone systems as information providers, television advertising campaigns and the structure of the agency business, public television and its struggle for financial independence, and the culture of television news and the creation of a journalistic mythology.

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Reviews developments shaping the policy and regulatory issues that exert the strongest influence on the evolution of information technology, especially television. Subjects include the FCC and its role as a regulatory body, the relationship between cable services and telephone systems as information providers, the structure of the advertising agency business, public television, and the culture of television news and the creation of a journalistic mythology. For general readers and students in communications and media. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780275951801
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 8.32(h) x 1.12(d)

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