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  Baseball Broadcasting from Another Day by Pat Doyle
WVET was known for broadcasting popular music of the day through a signal strength that dropped precipitously after sunset, and many of the Wings’ fans had to wait for the late news or the morning paper to learn how the locals had fared after the first few innings.
To the broadcaster, however, they were the contrast between the breezes of the ballpark and the confinement of a studio, the telling of what you see and what you read.
Broadcasters quickly learned to stay two or three batters behind the play in case a correction was made after the play had been completed.
www.baseball-almanac.com /minor-league/minor2004a.shtml   (2242 words)

The principal interpreter of the Act is the Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), set up to report to Parliament through the Secretary of State (and thus to be under the control of Parliament rather than of the government of the day).
By about 1970 the CRTC had begun to draft and to implement regulations to ensure that Canadian broadcasters would use 'predominantly Canadian creative and other resources,' as required by the Act.
Since for many years most radio broadcasting of music had consisted of playing records, and since the Canadian recording industry until recently (with the partial exception of the Province of Quebec) had been an importing industry only, such regulations were bound to encourage Canadian recording, though probably more of popular than of serious music.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0000445   (271 words)

Chicago emerged as a broadcasting center because its first radio stations, thanks to geography, were heard from the eastern seaboard to the Rockies and beyond.
Its broadcasting flourished when Chicago became a central switching point for transcontinental network lines, allowing the city's production facilities to re-feed programming to the various time zones with relative economy in the days before audio and videotape.
It survived because three generations of broadcasters, both on-air and behind the scenes, were consistently able to retool the broadcast media and sell them to an evolving market.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/169.html   (990 words)

  Broadcasting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and/or video signals (programs) to a number of recipients ("listeners" or "viewers") that belong to a large group.
Broadcasting to a very narrow range of audience is called narrowcasting.
"Broadcasting", in farming, is one method of spreading seed using a wide toss of the hand, in a broad cast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Broadcasting   (1446 words)

 Through the Wires: Broadcasting
A radio or television broadcast is a program that is transmitted over airwaves for public reception by anyone with a receiver tuned to the right signal channel.
The advantages of FM broadcasts are that they are not as affected by static as much, and that they produce a truer reproduction of the original sound.
The advantage of about web broadcasts is that no matter where in the world you are you can listen to a particular broadcast whenever you have a connection to the Internet.
library.thinkquest.org /27887/gather/fundamentals/broadcasting.shtml   (851 words)

 Free Press : Put the Public Back in Public Broadcasting
Public broadcasting is perpetually under attack in Washington by those who would cripple public-spirited alternatives to the commercial media and muzzle the critical voices and diverse fare that PBS, NPR and other public media offer.
But in all instances, a throng of Americans rose up to defend public broadcasting, urging their members of Congress to restore hundreds of millions of dollars in funding cuts and calling upon the CPB's board chairman to resign his position.
While media technology has advanced in the 35 years since public broadcasting was created, one thing remains constant: the need for noncommercial, not-for-profit media, available free to the public with a mission to inform, educate, inspire and engage.
www.freepress.net /publicbroadcasting   (805 words)

Broadcast signals then travel over cable television lines, satellite distribution systems, or the airwaves from a station’s transmission tower to the antennas of televisions and radios.
Broadcast technicians on electronic news-gathering trucks must ensure that the mobile unit’s antenna is correctly positioned for optimal transmission quality and to prevent electrocution from power lines.
Broadcasting establishments are found throughout the country, but jobs in larger stations are concentrated in large cities.
www.bls.gov /oco/cg/cgs017.htm   (3921 words)

 Job descriptions
Broadcasting is a fast-paced and dynamic industry that is continually changing.
As with all forms of business, broadcasters seek to recruit qualified individuals who want to learn and grow with the changes of the industry.
In addition to having a firm understanding of the community service role of broadcast journalism, he or she must also have solid news judgment - the ability to determine which stories are most informative and of the greatest value to the local viewer.
www.careerpage.org /joblist.htm   (1983 words)

Fundamentals of good speech are combined with techniques for handling the problems unique to broadcasting, i.e.: microphone techniques, reading for the camera, interviewing techniques, preparing continuity and transitions for commercial copy, promotional and public service announcements, news copy, weather and sports announcing.
Included are instruction and experience in the roles of disc jockey, announcer, sportscaster, commercial announcements and news broadcaster.
Allows student to pursue Directed Study in Broadcasting on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor.
www.lavc.cc.ca.us /Broad.html   (765 words)

 What is broadcast? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
Broadcasting is a useful feature in e-mail systems.
In networking, a distinction is made between broadcasting and multicasting.
Broadcasting sends a message to everyone on the network whereas multicasting sends a message to a select list of recipients.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/U/broadcast.html   (241 words)

 Broadcasting & Broadcast Journalism - Undergraduate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
A Bachelor of Science student in Broadcasting, Broadcast Journalism or Media Management will be permitted a maximum of 30 credits in Mass Communication courses (excluding COM 101, COM 110, and COM 250) toward the 120-credit University degree.
Students who have obtained the written approval of the director of the Broadcasting, Broadcast Journalism, Media Management, or Video-Film major to use transfer credit to satisfy one or more requirements of that major may be required to complete additional courses in residence at the University before being admitted to that major.
The minor in Broadcasting requires CBR 102, 301, 302, and six additional credits in Broadcasting, three of which must be at the 300 level or above, chosen with the prior approval of the program director.
www.miami.edu /umbulletin/und/com/broad.htm   (797 words)

 City College: Broadcasting
The City College school of Broadcasting aims at preparing Television and Radio professionals both on air and behind the scenes.
The broadcasting industry is exciting and rewarding, and this program's competitive core ensures a successful career for the trained and motivated individual.
While theory is an important part of the curriculum, a great deal of emphasis is placed on the actual practice of Broadcasting in order to prepare you for your first job and to allow you to grow within the industry.
www.citycollege.edu /programs/prog_broadcasting.asp   (264 words)

Careers in broadcasting can include announcing, broadcast or sound engineering, and news analysis and/or reporting.  Competition for these careers is expected to be strong.  Weekend work and irregular hours are characteristic of these positions.
Salaries in broadcasting vary widely, but generally are relatively low, except for announcers who work for large stations in major markets or for networks.
Median annual earnings of news analysts, reporters, and correspondents were $33,320 in radio and television broadcasting and $29,090 in newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers in 2002.
www.wscc.cc.tn.us /careerinfo/majors/Broadcasting.asp   (260 words)

 WetFeet.com >
There are also hundreds of other folks who work behind the scenes, doing things like producing broadcast segments, writing broadcast scripts, operating cameras and other equipment, and applying makeup to broadcasters before they go on the air.
From world news to local high school sports reporting to the countdown of the top music videos on cable TV, broadcasting generally encompasses any audio or visual programming that is disseminated to a large number of radio or television receivers.
At the end of the day, the success of a broadcast outlet like a TV or radio station depends on its ability to entertain its audience, satisfy its audience's hunger for information, or both.
www.wetfeet.com /Content/Careers/Broadcasting.aspx   (294 words)

 2002 NAICS Definitions: 515 Broadcasting (except Internet)
The Radio and Television Broadcasting industry group includes establishments that operate broadcasting studios and facilities for over the air or satellite delivery of radio and television programs of entertainment, news, talk, and the like.
These establishments operate radio broadcasting studios and facilities for the transmission of aural programming by radio to the public, to affiliates, or to subscribers.
The broadcast programming is typically narrowcast in nature (e.g., limited format, such as news, sports, education, or youth-oriented).
www.census.gov /epcd/naics02/def/NDEF515.HTM   (745 words)

 Meredith Broadcasting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
Nine of our stations are in the top 35 markets, and many of our stations are located in high-growth areas such as tourist destinations and state capitals.
The Broadcasting Group currently includes six CBS affiliates, four FOX affiliates, one NBC affiliate, two WB affiliates and one UPN affiliate.
For the fiscal year, operating profit increased 20 percent to $71 million from $59 million in fiscal 2003.
www.meredith.com /broadcast   (138 words)

Perhaps 10% (or 5 minutes an hour) of a music station's total broadcast time consists of commentary, weather reports, news updates, and traffic reports; the remaining time is filled by music and advertisements.
Stations with non-music formats, such as news, talk, and religious stations, provide, presumably, mostly “original” information each day, perhaps 75% of their broadcast time; the remaining time is filled by advertising.
As of 2002, there are 1,686 broadcast television stations in the United States, according to the US Federal Communications Commission.
www2.sims.berkeley.edu /research/projects/how-much-info-2003/broadcast.htm   (2189 words)

 Broadcasting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-14)
The Scandanavians benefited by the arrival of Radio Scotland whose broadcasts reached then from off the coast at Dunbar on 242 metres from the MV Comet on New Year's Eve 1965 before it sailed round the coast to broadcast off Troon.
In Britain, the attempt to broadcast anti-Chinese Government propaganda from the Goddess Of Democracy was met with widespread support from MP's and programmes from a ship broadcasting to the former Yugoslavia even received financial backing from the EC.
At 12.22, broadcasts from the Dutch station on 819kHz abruptly ceased in mid-record, unceremoniously ending 30 years of Dutch free radio to Belgium and Holland.
www.sterlingtimes.co.uk /broadcasting.htm   (3899 words)

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The Broadcasting Team within DTI works with, and represents the interests of, the broadcasting industry in the UK.
We are responsible for companies covering all aspects of the broadcast chain (from capturing an image on camera to display in the home or the cinema).
We are also responsible for the broadcasting side of the consumer electronics sector - television sets, digital television adaptors (set-top boxes), digital radios, video recording technology, and so on.
www.dti.gov.uk /sectors/broadcasting/index.html   (197 words)

 Apple - QuickTime - QuickTime Broadcaster
The combination QuickTime Broadcaster, QuickTime Streaming Server and QuickTime provides the industry’s first end-to-end MPEG-4-based Internet broadcasting system, which allows you to reach not only the large and growing base of QuickTime Players, but also any ISO-compliant MPEG-4 player.
Dramatically increased performance: Broadcast in full, 640 x 480, 30 fps video with QuickTime Broadcaster to deliver your audience a TV-like experience on their Mac or Windows PC Increased support for 3G streaming: QuickTime Broadcaster includes enhanced support for live streaming to mobile devices that support the 3GPP standard.
Real-time Statistics: QuickTime Broadcaster automatically gives you statistics to help manage your broadcast, including the data rate of the audio and video stream, video frame rate, processor load, number of connected users and total data rate of the broadcast.
www.apple.com /quicktime/broadcaster   (641 words)

 1997 NAICS Definitions: 513 Broadcasting and Telecommunications
The industry groups (Radio and Television Broadcasting, Cable Networks and Program Distribution, and Telecommunications) are based on differences in the methods of communication and in the nature of services provided.
Those in the Cable Networks industry operate studios and facilities for the broadcasting of programs that are typically narrowcast in nature (limited format, such as news, sports, education, and youth-oriented programming).
Establishments primarily engaged as independent contractors in the maintenance and installation of broadcasting and telecommunications systems are classified in Sector 23, Construction.
www.census.gov /epcd/naics/NDEF513.HTM   (1045 words)

 B-W: Broadcasting Course Descriptions
Students may work at WBWC for credit by working in the music department, in broadcasting news, or in other station activities as approved by the station management and the instructor.
An exploration of broadcast regulations, law, and ethics with emphasis given to their evolution and their impact on broadcasting and society over time.
To demonstrate their expertise and experience, Broadcasting students must prepare a resume and portfolio of their media experiences, including a "demo reel." In addition, students must write, research, plan and record a special project (program or production) to demonstrate their proficiencies.
www.bw.edu /coursecatalog/courses/scb   (1045 words)

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