The Hidden Screen: Low Power Television in America

The Hidden Screen: Low Power Television in America

by Robert L. Hilliard, Michael C. Keith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765604191

ISBN-13: 9780765604194

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

By any standards, the most eclectic form of broadcasting in the U.S. today is called low-power television (LPTV). Not an insignificant blip in the industry, LPTV offers true local and community programming to tens of thousands of U.S. viewers. Because it can go where the cable industry doesn't go, LPTV tends to serve either outlying rural communities or…  See more details below

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By any standards, the most eclectic form of broadcasting in the U.S. today is called low-power television (LPTV). Not an insignificant blip in the industry, LPTV offers true local and community programming to tens of thousands of U.S. viewers. Because it can go where the cable industry doesn't go, LPTV tends to serve either outlying rural communities or disenfranchised communities such as gangs and new immigrant groups who have no other way to stay connected. One trend Keith notes is the proliferation of stations in the Northwest owned by right-wing, militia, or Christian fundamentalist groups that broadcast to their select audience of like-minded fringe groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765604194
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.83(d)
Lexile:
1570L (what's this?)

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