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    1950s Television History

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    When people envision what television is today it is quite simple: a large screen with HD quality and hundreds of channels which are easy to access. Unbelievably there was a time where television was not like that, where quality was not all that mattered, where viewers only had a certain amount of channels to access. Welcome to Maria Paulercio’s television era, the 1950s. Television has transformed dramatically since the 1950’s from the look to what was produced and put on the air. It had an important role in the lives of those who watched it, but it did not control their lives as it does today. Because television’s look was not that appealing, it made it easy for its viewers to not take over their daily parts of life. The quality was not that great so there was no need to schedule around it. Maria explained that, television viewing was both for individual and social reasons. We watch TV at night with the family, it all depended on what shows were airing.…

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    1960s Television History

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    History of television in the initial stages was marked by patent wars, testing plans and various demonstrations of technology but not a great deal of programming. On July 1, 1941, NBC became the first network to launch a commercially sponsored broadcast and was soon followed by CBS and others. But with the advent of World War II The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) banned the commercial production of TV equipment for the duration of war. People craved for TV especially after the Great…

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    Throughout the history of communication technological determinism can be applied to the emergence of the television. Technological determinism can be defined as the idea that a communication technology changes society in unexpected ways by altering cultural values and the social structure itself (Lecture 1B). The television has become such an essential part of households in society and is hard to imagine life without it. The television provides entertainment to people of all ages, not just for…

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    Alternate negatives are introduction to the utilization of medications and liquor and expanding levels of roughness. Subsequently, it is the obligation of a single person on how they utilize to use the innovation. Basically, TV unquestionably is the most upsetting innovation from the previous century. Since its origin and until today it has stayed as a medium to instruct, enlighten and move. References: [1] Gerald Gavina (Aug 13, 2013) “History of Television,” [Online]. Available:…

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    accuracy. The primary reason for weapon advancement was the desire to understand technology, and therefore, was able to improve their product’s quality and efficiency. This increase in certain countries required other countries to compete for more advanced technology. In addition to enhancedb weaponry, the entertainment side of technology broadened profusely. John Logie Baird invented “the first successful mechanical-electric television system” in the 1920s, states Russell Potter, educator at…

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    Essay On Tv Addiction

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    watch television, whether it’s their favorite soap opera, a funny reality television show, or Sunday night football. Turning the television on is quick and easy with just a few buttons. Not everyone can become addicted to watching television, there is plenty of people who watch it in healthy moderation. There are many who do gradually become addictive to watching television. Television addiction is the need for the medium on the television. The medium that is being portrayed is what keeps people…

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    and it was made precisely to address this need, as bankers could not operate and give money when it was out of operating times. Concurrent with the ATM was the design of the PIN code for there to be the identification of the person who was withdrawing the money (Farber). Perhaps the most important development of the 1960s came in 1969, with the invention of Arpanet, also known as the predecessor to the modern day Internet. It was created by a branch of the Department of Defense, focusing on…

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    Wbh Research Paper

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    interested in pursuing a career at is WGBH, a radio and television facility located in the Brighton suburb of Boston, Massachusetts. The first thing I wanted to know is what the call letters WGBH stand for. After some research I discovered that the “W” – indicates that the station is located east of the Mississippi River (a “K” is used for stations to the west) and “GBH” - stands for Great Blue Hill (named for the blue hue of the granite found there) which is located within the Blue Hills…

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    Crusades Reflection Paper

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    Over the semester in this course, the sole focus was the Crusades. The Crusades is not a proud history for Christians. The brutality used and the amount of death that resulted in the acts of the Crusades has left its imprint on history forever, but there is much more to the Crusades than this. From this course, the most important concept learned from this course is the fact that the Crusades is something that is not easily understood or explained. There are so many components and concepts that…

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    were all about looking at the different effects of television on American culture and on the lives of everyday Americans through programming. In chapter 11, Mittell looks at television through a different perspective in order to get new insight into the effects of television on America and the American lifestyle. In order to understand Mittell’s approach to analyzing television in this chapter, it is important to look at the medium of television from a technological standpoint, independent of…

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