ONLY CONNECT is a comprehensive history of American broadcasting from its earliest days in radio, through the rise of television, to the current era of digital media and the Internet. It presents broadcasting as a vital component of American cultural identity, placing the development of U.S. radio, television, and new media in the context of social and cultural change. Each chapter opens with a discussion of the historical period, thoroughly traces the development of media policy, the growth of media industries, and the history of U.S. broadcast programming, and closes with a look at the major ways that radio and television have been understood and discussed throughout American history. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.... a regulated, public service context. However, due both to technical and administrative problems its launch was delayed until 1990; in 1989 Rupert Murdocha#39;s Sky Channel beat it to the punch, broadcasting into Britain from the Astra satellite, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the United States|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2013-03-26|