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Television kept advancing as in 1945 RCA introduced the “image orthicon”, which was seen as an incredible improvement in television picture quality (10).
Television is under one of the ten bureaus within the commission.
Television stations are required to broadcast this when their license is about to expire.
oregonstate.edu /instruct/soc499/cordray/media/television.html   (2309 words)

 FCLJ Vol. 46, No. 1 - Schlegel
Part II discusses the relationship between violence on television and the behavior of certain segments of the population, including a discussion of various social science theories that purport to establish this relationship.
Although the Television Violence Act is not subject to FCC enforcement and is merely a limited exemption from the Sherman Act, it is still a government measure to control the content of television programming.
As for the argument that parents may be unable to supervise their children's television fare, it may be possible to design lock boxes to lock out certain channels even while a parent is not in the home.
www.law.indiana.edu /fclj/pubs/v46/schlegel.html   (9495 words)

 The FCC Gives Teeth to the Children's Television Act of 1990
That television has the power to teach is important because nearly all American children have access to television and spend considerable time watching it.
The significance of over-the-air television for children is reinforced by the fact that fewer children have access to cable television than to over-the-air television.
There are 59.5 million children in the television audience: 16.0 million children aged 2-5, 22.2 million aged 6-11, and 21.3 million children aged 12-17.
www.benton.org /publibrary/policy/tv/kidstv-sum.html   (4071 words)

 Canadian Broadcast Standards Council
Television and radio programming and commercial messages shall strive to present an equitable representation of women and men in various social and occupational roles, at home and at work outside the home.
It is the responsibility of television and radio broadcasters to ensure that the provisions of the Code are brought to the attention of those persons within their employ entrusted with program development and production, program acquisition decisions, and commercial message production.
Television and radio programming should portray women and men as equal beneficiaries of the positive attributes of family or single person life.
www.ccnr.ca /english/codes/sexrole/sexrole.htm   (2517 words)

 Children and Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The concern about the impact of television on children began when TV was in its infancy.
By the early 1950s, parents, teachers and social scientists asked their legislators to do something about the harmful effects of television viewing (Using TV Sensibly).After this there has been a large-scale of academic research that have been mounted to monitor, analyze and explain the relationships between television and children.
The 1990 Children's Television Act was the first congressional act that was specifically meant to regulate children's television.
iml.jou.ufl.edu /projects/Spring03/Wells/history.htm   (600 words)

 Television Obscurities - Keeping Obscure TV From Fading Away Forever
It was a bad decision to produce the television series in the first place and the ratings quickly reflected that mistake.
Breaking the fourth wall, television Ferris pulls a wooden standup of Matthew Broderick out of his closet, makes a quick joke to the audience, and then proceeds to cut the standup in two with a chainsaw.
As the 1990 fall season approached NBC decided to try their hand at a "special preview week" in which new NBC shows would be broadcast as a special preview to pump up interest.
www.tvobscurities.com /articles/ferris.php   (1753 words)

 The Birth of Television
Phil's television laboratory needed equipment that would have to be invented and he needed people.
Phil and Cliff were working on the first television camera tube which they called the "Image Dissector." It would dissect an image line-by-line with a pulsating electrical charge and then transmit these elements.
But to become the television we know today, there would be years of work, many more investors and legal maneuvers from well-financed competitors.
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In addition, 60 percent of the children surveyed indicated that television encourages negative values such as disrespect for parents and having sex at too young an age.
Studies show that television can effectively teach children specific skills, assisting in preparing children for formal schooling, as well as complement skills taught in the classroom.
In enacting the Children's Television Act, Congress also determined that market forces alone had not produced an adequate amount of children's educational and informational programming on commercial television and that government action was needed to increase the availability of such programming.
www.fcc.gov /Bureaus/Mass_Media/Factsheets/kidstv.txt   (365 words)

 History of Communications - Historical Periods in Television Technology: 1990-today
The visions for television remain as grand today as they were in the beginning.
Digital video recorders are empowering television viewers at the same time they challenge traditional assumptions about television financing and viewing.
The challenge ahead for viewers, members of the television industry, and the FCC will be to work together to harness television’s still evolving technologies in such a way that they ensure that all Americans share in the benefits of the digital revolution.
www.fcc.gov /omd/history/tv/1990-today.html   (365 words)

 1990 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The characters Joe and Ruth Martin sit down with Erica Kane, her mother Mona, and Phoebe Wallingford as they go through scrapbook pictures which segue into memorable clips from the show's past twenty years.
April 29 - BSB launches on satellite television.
The controversy that followed meant that it became the first and, to this date, only UK television show to be cancelled after one episode.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1990_in_television   (930 words)

 George Bush Presidential Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This bill is intended to increase the amount and quality of children's television programming and to diminish the commercialization of programming for children.
In an effort to improve children's television, this legislation imposes content-based restrictions on programming.
The legislation limits the amount of advertising that broadcasters may air during children's programming, and the Federal Communications Commission is charged with policing the adequacy of broadcasters' efforts to serve the educational and informational needs of children.
bushlibrary.tamu.edu /research/papers/1990/90101700.html   (403 words)

 The Broadcasting Act 1990 (Independent Television Services: Exceptions) Order 1990
Under section 13(1) of the Broadcasting Act 1990, it is an offence for a person to provide the services listed below without being authorised to do so by or under a licence under Part I of that Act.
Section 13(1) applies to television programme services (as defined by section 2(4)) which are provided from the United Kingdom by persons other than the British Broadcasting Corporation and the Welsh Authority (which is defined by section 202(1) as the authority renamed Sianel Pedwar Cymru by section 56(1)).
Under article 3(1) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Broadcasting Act 1990 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1990 (S.I. 1990/2347), section 13 of the 1990 Act comes into force on 1st January 1991 when this Order also comes into force.
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si1990/Uksi_19902537_en_1.htm   (817 words)

 The Civil War
Film and television critics from across the country were equally attentive and admiring.
Ken Burns appeared on The Tonight Show; and he was selected by the editors of People magazine as one of their "25 most intriguing people of 1990." The series, moreover, developed into a marketing sensation.
To define and present that power on television Burns employed 24 prominent historians as consultants on the project.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/C/htmlC/civilwarth/civilwarth.htm   (1268 words)

 Television in the United States from 1950 to the present   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Like the internet now, television along with other modes of media and communication (movies, radio and the telephone) were new and revolutionary in the past.
The internet is producing a media revolution that rivals and possibly exceeds those of the past because it combines elements of them all with interactivity and modes of self expression.
Television was broadcast to a small number of set owners in New York City in the late 1930s.
www.yearbookhigh.com /history/television.htm   (549 words)

 Teaching television watchers. (teaching media-smart kids) - Instructor (1990) - HighBeam Research
Ask kids to compare the physical activity of television characters to their own activity levels and to draw some conclusions about this study.
The rate of violence on cable television stations is far greater than that of network television.
And a longitudinal study of boys found an impressive correlation between exposure to television violence at eight years of age and antisocial acts committed 22 years later.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1G1-15317467.html   (1539 words)

 FCLJ Vol 46, No. 2 - Hayes
It places time restrictions on advertising during children's programming,(note 15) requires broadcasters to make an effort to air programming that benefits children,(note 16) and informs broadcasters that, at license renewal time, compliance with these factors will be considered as part of their duty to program in the public interest.
In its 1984 Report and Order, the FCC stated that television was adequately serving the needs of children,(note 43) and that any greater regulation would overburden the broadcast industry, possibly reducing the quality of programming available for children.
(note 53) By 1990, however, Congress had created a new law that was enough to force the FCC to act in the area of children's television.
www.law.indiana.edu /fclj/pubs/v46/no2/hayes.html   (11562 words)

 Television Distortion
Television is a part of our everyday lives, as we enjoy this entertainment in the comfort of our own homes.
Television commercials often use women as sex objects to sell their products and at the same time, they distort the reality of women.
In "Television's Portrayal of Blacks Has Dratically Changed Since the 1970s", Tom Pfeifer tackles the manner in which fl people are portrayed on television.
www.msu.edu /user/pfiefert/150/web11.html   (471 words)

 GMHTV - Television Nostalgia - 1990-1999
Satellite television had began to come into people’s homes the year before and now more people were watching Sky, Eurosport, The Movie Channel, MTV and other television stations.
The television world was shook upside down when in September; four ITV companies found out that they had lost their franchises.
A very depressing year for television after a lot of programmes, particularly ITV programmes were axed, to make way for new, less quality ones.
www.webspawner.com /users/asperger/1990s.html   (5633 words)

 1990-91 ITV Survey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This survey was a follow-up to the 1976-77 and 1882-83 school utilization studies.
Few teachers reported difficulty in obtaining access to televisions and VCRs for classroom use, and fewer problems with equipment condition were reported than in 1976-77 or 1982-83.
Public television remains the leading source of the most popular programs: 60% of the most-used titles were broadcast on public television, though teachers used a wide variety of programs from numerous sources.
www.arches.uga.edu /~mlmiller/timeline/9091survey.html   (675 words)

Television plays a large role in kids' lives.
The Children's Television Act of 1990 defined educational or informational (E/I) programming as that which "furthers the positive development of children 16 years of age and under in any respect, including the child's
Resources, Tools and Reports for Grown-Ups According to the Center for Media Education (CME), stations that fail to comply with the regulations risk fines, restrictions on renewing their operating licenses or being subject to stricter reporting regulations.
www.nldline.com /televisi.htm   (545 words)

 Television's Political Spectrum
On television, this power is largely in conservative hands.
Accordingly, those who hold daily or weekly positions as political analysts on television run from right to center; the most prominent talking heads are all white males.
Indeed, from watching television, one would think that being on the left is something to be accused of, not something one would readily admit to.
www.fair.org /index.php?page=1566   (1496 words)

 The Flash: The 1990 TV Series
The Flash was created by Danny Bilson and Paul DeMeo and began its Thursday-night run on CBS in 1990.
Hampered by a bad timeslot and difficulty reaching an audience outside of comic fans, it was canceled after only one year.
The Trickster (Mark Hamill) became a psychopath more like the Joker, and was the only villain to retain his costume in the transition to television.
www.hyperborea.org /flash/tv.html   (642 words)

 Return to Power: Syndication for the 1990 television hit 'Video Power' Petition
We the undersigned respectfully request that as the cutting edge source for all videogame entertainment television, G4 television put this 1990 classic in syndication.
As gamers, the evolution of videogames is a primary source of joy and pleasure for us as viewers.
The Return to Power: Syndication for the 1990 television hit 'Video Power' Petition to G4TV was created by and written by Michael Nyerges (michael@nyerges.net).
www.petitiononline.com /1990VP/petition.html   (157 words)

 Jane of Lantern Hill, 1990 Television Movie
"Jane of Lantern Hill" is an television adaption of L.M. Montgomery's Jane of Lantern Hill.
The movie aired on CBC and PBS's "Wonderworks" (where it was named Lantern Hill) in 1990.
It was directed by Kevin Sullivan, who previously had adapted Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea for television viewers.
www.tickledorange.com /LMM/LanternHill.html   (427 words)

 Find in a Library: Children's Television Act of 1990.
Find in a Library: Children's Television Act of 1990.
Subjects: Television advertising and children -- United States.
Television advertising -- Law and legislation -- United States.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/bb2f5aa692e9560ea19afeb4da09e526.html   (79 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
December 20, 1990 Porter's argument for regulation is weak
May 24, 1990 Meech is destroyer, not savior of nationhood
January 1, 1990 Unanimity, not Quebec, is basis for dissension on Meech Lake
andrewcoyne.com /archives/cat_fp_b_1990.php   (486 words)

 1990 in television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
''See also:'' 1989 in television, other events of 1990, 1991 in television and the list of years in television.
For the American network television schedule, please See 1990-91 American network television schedule.
Legislation is signed into United States law requiring close captioning decoders in all large color TVs manufactured after July 1, 1993.
1990-in-television.iqnaut.net   (359 words)

 Van Zandt · Milmore | Television
Beginning their television careers with Bob Newhart on “Newhart” Billy and Jane have produced and written over 300 hours of television comedy.
They received Emmy nominations for their CBS special “I Love Lucy: The Very First Show” which unveiled the “I Love Lucy” pilot episode which had previously been lost for over forty years, and was the highest-rated program on network television for 1989-1990.
For their work on “The Hughleys” Billy and Jane received a Multi-Cultural Prism Award, and were nominated for People’s Choice and NAACP Image Awards.
www.vanzandtmilmore.com /television.html   (109 words)

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