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Author: Peter F. Guerrero
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: dtv, deadline, television, digital, broadcasters, meet, telecommunications
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 2003-07
ISBN-10: 075672547X
ISBN-13: 9780756725471

The transition of broadcast TV stations from analog to DTV is under way. DTV enables broadcasters (BC) to offer their viewers clearer, sharper pictures & a wider range of broadcast services than are possible with analog tech. This transition to DTV was mandated by Congress & the FCC, with 2006 as the target date for ending analog trans. This report provides info. on: (1) BC progress in building DTV stations, as well as BC perceptions of consumer interest in DTV & BC plans for developing & marketing DTV content; (2) the experiences among BC who have & have not completed the bldg. of their DTV s

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: television, deadline, digital, meet, broadcasters, telecommunications
Number of Pages: 87
ISBN-10: 1428946020
ISBN-13: 9781428946026

Author: Mark L. Goldstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: transition, technical, coordination, issues, dtv, remain, prepared, television, majority, broadcasters, digital
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437905870
ISBN-13: 9781437905878

The Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 requires all full-power TV stations in the U.S. to cease analog broadcasting by Feb. 17, 2009, known as the digital television (DTV) transition. Prior to this date, the TV broadcast industry must take a series of actions to ensure that over-the-air programming will continue to be available once the transition is complete. For ex., broadcast stations must obtain, install, and test the necessary equipment needed to finalize their digital facilities. This report examines: (1) the status of broadcast stations in transitioning to digit

Author: Mark Goldstein (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: oversee, enforcement, provide, public, efforts, improve, television, fcc, could, children’s
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2011
ISBN-10: 1437988725
ISBN-13: 9781437988727

The Childrenżs Television Act of 1990 (CTA) and related FCC rules restrict advertising during childrenżs programs, whether aired by broadcast stations, cable operators, or satellite providers, and encourage broadcasters to air at least three hours per week of educational and informational programming for children (known as żcore childrenżs programmingż). Broadcasters that certify in their license renewal application that they aired the minimum amount of core childrenżs programming are eligible for expedited review. This report dfiscusses: (1) trends in childrenżs programming; (2) FCC ef

Author: Bruce Girard
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)
Keywords: icts, interactivity, new, radio, watch, one
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 2003-12-01
ISBN-10: 9251049505
ISBN-13: 9789251049501

The combination of the new information and communication technologies (ICTs) and radio is opening up a range of possibilities for communication in the developing world. Broadcasters who used to have to travel for hours to find a public library to research a programme, now have instant access to the internet, whilst national, regional and global radio news agencies are making world news and alternative perspectives available to even the most remote communities. These developments are also helping to keep communities together, despite the distances imposed by migration trends. The case studies i

Author: Allan Thompson
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: genocide, rwanda, media
Number of Pages: 480
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0745326250
ISBN-13: 9780745326252

"It was the French philosopher, Voltaire, who wrote: 'We owe respect to the living; to the dead we owe only truth.' In the case of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, the news media accomplished neither of Voltaire's admonitions. Confronted by Rwanda's horrors, Western news media for the most part turned away, then muddled the story when they did pay attention. And hate media organs in Rwanda--through their journalists, broadcasters and media executives--played an instrumental role in laying the groundwork for genocide, then actively participated in the extermination campaign. On the eve of the tenth
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