Satellite Newsgathering / Edition 2

Satellite Newsgathering / Edition 2

by Jonathan Higgins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240519736

ISBN-13: 9780240519739

Pub. Date: 06/04/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Satellite Newsgathering (SNG) used to be an immensely complex and expensive affair where broadcasting organizations were at the mercy of an expert who sat in a lonely corner, until needed. Things have changed—everyone in a global news organization needs to know about it now. This is not only due to the high costs of mistakes, but because even non-technical

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Overview

Satellite Newsgathering (SNG) used to be an immensely complex and expensive affair where broadcasting organizations were at the mercy of an expert who sat in a lonely corner, until needed. Things have changed—everyone in a global news organization needs to know about it now. This is not only due to the high costs of mistakes, but because even non-technical journalists on the ground have to operate their own equipment. Effective satellite newsgathering is critical not only for broadcasters, but multi-nationals who need fast corporate communications, the military and those who work in any government department involving diplomacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240519739
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/04/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; From Launch to Transmission; Boxes Or Wheels; Squeezing Through The Pipe - Digital Compression; Have Phone, Will Travel - Inmarsat Services; Across The Spectrum - Regulation & Standards; The Pieces Together - Satellites & Operations; Get There Be Safe - Safety & Logistics; On The Horizon; Appendices; Glossary; Bibliography

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