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    1. Why does the government maintain Canadian ownership rules for broadcasting in Canada? Historically, the government has considered broadcasting an all-important part of Canadian national security and even "military defense strategy" (Armstrong, 2010, p. 207). For example, during wartime, foreign ownership of Canadian broadcasting could be used for propaganda purposes. In the present day, Canadian ownership rules are seen as important for protecting Canada's cultural sovereignty. By the Broadcasting Act of 1991, the Government of Canada is required to guarantee Canadian ownership of Canadian broadcasting. There is a widely held view that Canadian media entities share the Government of Canada's goals and cooperate with the government more compared…

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    Columbia Broadcasting System – CBS Corporation is one of the largest American media holdings and conducts its activity in the branch of mass media and the entertaining industry. The business of a direction of the Company is cable television, creation, and propagation of a television content, a film studio, publishing house, TV and radio stations, interactive media and the outdoor advertising including a network of television announcement CBS Television Network. It was founded in 1971. Leslie…

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    Turner broadcasting system v. federal communications commission is a case that was argued on October 7, 1996. This case went to the Supreme Court and it is about television companies to devote some of their channels to local broadcast television stations. Also this case was designed to prevent cable operators from using their economic power to determine of broadcasters. The argument was that all Americans that are unable to have cable. They could get free television programming. The cable…

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    PBS Mission Statement

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    Every morning while grandma is filling the house with the aroma of bacon, eggs, and toast, four-year-old Jack is watching television. Jack’s grandmother is not worried about the quality of programming he is watching because Jack is watching kids’ shows on PBS (Public Broadcasting Service). As Jack grows up, he will be able to watch more PBS shows suited for his adult life. PBS brings quality shows to Americans for all ages. Public broadcasting mediums such as PBS are vital to society because…

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    communication and networks engineering and after studied Digital Communication in 6th semester my area of interest was more developed towards this specialization. For the training purpose, I applied in various organisations, but my first choice was Doordarshan with a hope of applying my technical knowledge in one of the largest broadcasting organisation. I was called for an interview as application influx was very high in this organisation and retention was less. I successfully cleared my…

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    and the network media. The media is shifting from broadcasting media to network media. Boyd stated that broadcasting media has been around for a long time, people in the 50’s had the “1950’s nightly news, everyone tuning in to receive the same message at the same time,” (559) and this is almost the same thing with newspapers, radio stations and magazines. People frequently tune into these broadcasting sources either on their radios or on their TVs. Everyone would gain the correct information at…

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    rights as citizens. As for media and mass communication, the government has its own organization, known as the FCC (Federal Communications Committee) that set the rules to help regulate interstate communication. The FCC was established because of The Communications Act of 1934, replacing the Federal Radio Commission. The statute “combined and organized federal regulation of telephone, telegraph, and radio communications” (“Communications,” 2013). The FCC was established as an independent…

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    Essay On Indecency

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    Indecency seems to be the biggest category for debate in the field of broadcasting. What is defined as indecency? The FCC has defined broadcast indecency as "language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities” (). This definition can be interpreted in many ways. This is why there is so much controversy over what is labeled as indecent and what…

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    Communication is the way of transmitting information through speaking, written or medium. Health communication through radio is an act of transmitting and exchanging information related health issues to the masses. Radio broadcasting is a best and easy way to give information and reach to audience, and it has a huge listeners more than TV because radio –disseminated have been found more cost-effective, as radio can reach people in their home, work, and cars. The primetime hour of radio is…

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    Six Power House Networks

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    networks where most people get their information include Fox News, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and MSNBC. Based on Wikipedia information, the Fox News Channel, also known as Fox News, is an American basic cable and satellite news television Fox Entertainment Group channel that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group subsiding of the twenty- first Century. Fox began programing in the 1990’s and now has about 15 years operating. ABC, as described in wikipedia is a national news service in Australia…

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