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  Lenny Zeltser - Early Stages of Soviet and American Radio Broadcasting
The following message was broadcasted on October 30 (November 12 in the new calendar) of 1917 via the wireless telegraph with the intention to reach potential revolutionaries in Europe, as well as actual ones in Russia.
The significance of radio was magnified by the enormous size of the new federation, poor conditions of the roads, high levels of illiteracy, and the diversity of nationalities in the country.
Broadcasting stations in the USSR were government owned and funded.
www.zeltser.com /radio-history   (1741 words)

 Current.org | History of public broadcasting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The book is supplemented by our website Public Broadcasting PolicyBase, compiled in partnership with the National Public Broadcasting Archives, which gives you easy web access to texts of the legislation, studies and court verdicts that define public broadcasting.
History is a wonderful way to create perspective, particularly for younger members of the staff.
This concise, fact-filled history highlights the people and the politics that determined the evolution of public television and radio in America....
www.current.org /history/historybook.shtml   (564 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", in farming, is one method of spreading seed using a wide toss of the hand, in a broad cast.
American radio network broadcasters habitually forbade prerecorded broadcasts in the 1930s and 1940s, requiring radio programs played for the Eastern and Central time zones to be repeated three hours later for the Pacific time zone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Broadcasting   (1539 words)

 Citadel Broadcasting Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Citadel Broadcasting Company was incorporated in 1991, and in 1992, acquired all of the radio stations then owned or operated by CALP and CAMLP.
Citadel announced or completed the acquisition of 78 radio stations for approximately $537 million, vaulting the Company into the 6th largest radio station group in the country based on net revenues and the fourth largest radio station in terms of stations owned.
On June 28, 2000 we acquired Bloomington Broadcasting Holdings, Inc. and its 13 FM and 7 AM radio stations serving the Grand Rapids, Michigan; Columbia, South Carolina; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Johnson City/Kingsport/Bristol, Tennessee; and Bloomington, Illinois markets for approximately $175.9 million.
www.citadelbroadcasting.com /about/history.cfm   (764 words)

 History of broadcasting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Early on, the concept of broadcasting was new and unusual—with telegraphs, communication had been one-to-one, not one-to-many.
BBC television broadcasts in Britain began on November 2, 1936, and continued until wartime conditions closed the service in 1939.
Sri Lanka created broadcasting history in Asia when broadcasting was started in Ceylon by the Telegraph Department in 1923 on an experimental footing, just three years after the inauguration of broadcasting in Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_broadcasting   (3255 words)

 Radio history and broadcasting activity News
Because the listener feels he is having a paper read to him, it is not so necessary to use a chatty style, as it is the case of other broadcasts.
The more important facts are placed toward the top to facilitate cutting in length, and factual information is emphasized for spot news programs, with color and dramatic phrasing used only to vivify the facts and not as an end in itself.
The “Roundup” lead is particularly suitable for shorter news broadcasts, such as those of five minutes.
www.alincolnlearning.us /radiohistorynews.html   (571 words)

 Broadcasting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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.
On 1 January 1991 the Broadcasting Act gained royal assent and the free voice of Radio Caroline was finally silenced.
www.sterlingtimes.co.uk /broadcasting.htm   (3899 words)

 CBN History: Radio/Broadcasting Timeline
WJR cuts the UM's educational broadcasts for commercial broadcasting.
WOUM is no outlet for studen broadcasting, so student radio clubs form and create small studios in East Quadrangle and West Quadrangle.
The studios in the UM dormitories jorn forces, and "The Campus Broadcasting Network" is born as WCBN-AM.
www.wcbn.org /history/wcbntime.html   (1001 words)

 Canadian Broadcasting History
In 1901, the first wireless transmission was made across the atlantic from Cornwall, England to Newfoundland which prompted the creation of the first wireless telegraphy station in Glace Bay, NS in 1902 and the passing of the Wireless Telegraph Act in 1905.
Broadcasting was expanding and by 1922 commercial broadcasting station licences were issued.
In 1968, the New Broadcasting Act confirms that the CBC is responsible for national services and it establishes the Canadian Radio-Television Commission (CRTC) as the regulatory and licensing authority.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/38741   (427 words)

 Broadcast History Resource Links
Broadcasting In Chicago 1921-1989 An excellent overview of the early years of Windy City broadcasting, with an emphasis on NBC's Merchandise Mart studio complex.
Library Of American Broadcasting Formerly known as the Broadcast Pioneers Library, this Maryland-based institution is an important repository of scripts and recordings of interest to the broadcast historian.
Ed Reitan's Color Television History The evolution of color telecasting was a complicated process, with political obstacles almost as difficult to overcome as the technical obstacles.
www.midcoast.com /~lizmcl/links.html   (1345 words)

 Stations History Television Arts
History buff finds niche in archivesDaily Mail - Charleston, WV - Dec 27, 2006He looks at grainy footage saved by television stations since the early days of broadcasting and puts together packages detailing some of West Virginia's...
Canadian environmental regs will make history MP Warawa says...Langley Times, Canada - Dec 27, 2006That?s the message Langley MP Mark Warawa is taking to the public in the weeks leading up to history-making federal regulations that will require all...
- History, programmes, studios and presentation of the north of England and midlands weekend ITV contractor from 1956 until 1968.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Arts/Television/History/Stations   (548 words)

 MHS | Marconi Collection | History
The history of the commercial development of wireless telegraphy has its origins in England: in March 1896, Guglielmo Marconi lodged the first wireless telegraphy patent: a 'holding patent' for a wireless telegraphy system in London.
On 2 June 1896, Marconi lodged a full specification for the world's first practical wireless telegraphy system and by the end of the year had extended the range of communications to nine miles.
In 1920, the Marconi Company was an early pioneer in Britain in the new field of public broadcast radio, thereafter Marconi and his company went on to great success in the post-war years.
www.mhs.ox.ac.uk /marconi/collection/history.php   (1199 words)

 History Of Broadcasting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sources recommended by a professor whose research specialty is broadcasting history in the United States.
The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom (Oxford University Press 1961).
Covert Cathy and Stevens John L. Mass Media publishing Between the Wars (Syracuse The formation and growth of the national radio networks is an exciting chapter in the history of broadcasting.
www.creativepcs.org /history-of-broadcasting.htm   (329 words)

 The Infography about the History of Broadcasting in the United States
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is broadcasting history in the United States.
A Tower in Babel: A History of Broadcasting in the United States, Volume 1--To 1933.
The Image Empire: A History of Broadcasting in the United States, Volume 3--From 1953.
www.infography.com /content/973532990540.html   (326 words)

 WOI Radio History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Broadcasting was exclusively on the AM band until the late 1940's.
Public Broadcasting in 1968 to provide funds for what were now known as "public" radio and television stations around the country--including WOI AM/FM.
WOI is now a 24-hour broadcasting service with two separate streams of programs available throughout much of Iowa.
www.iastate.edu /~woi/history/history.html   (381 words)

 History Of Tv Broadcasting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
History of Television 1928 May 11 GE began regular TV broadcasting with a 24 line system from a station that would become BROADCASTING.
The Unofficial Guide to the BBC A useful chronology of British broadcasting history Ed Reitan is a technician well versed in early color TV systems and offers a detailed History Menu: WRAL TV.
History of broadcasting stations and call signs in the US Great Lakes area.
www.porchfirecommunications.com /history-of-tv-broadcasting.htm   (255 words)

 Prairie Public.Org: About: History
Headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota, Prairie Public Broadcasting is a non-profit organization and community licensee that provides public television services throughout North Dakota, northwestern Minnesota, southern Manitoba, and parts of Montana and South Dakota, and public radio service to North Dakota.
In addition to broadcasting services, Prairie Public Broadcasting provides a wide range of educational and technological services to communities and individuals across its coverage area.
With the persistent persuasion of educators, broadcasters, and public television members, state funding and support for public television is finally acquired, allowing public television to expand beyond the Red River Valley.
www.prairiepublic.org /corporate/history/index.html   (337 words)

 History of American Broadcasting
Broadcasting magazine special issues of 1962 and 1970
A Broadcasting article from 1947: "142 FM Stations Operating in 33 States"
I also maintain these sites: History of Broadcasting in West Virginia, Some History of Tampa-St. Petersburg Radio, and a page about WDBS, the old campus radio station at Duke University.
members.aol.com /jeff560/jeff.html   (261 words)

The history of broadcasting on the internet, be it of music, video, world events or fashion shows is a short one.
These programs are produced by everything from net-based radio stations to sports events or specialist conferences broadcasting their proceedings.
Although initially developed for the military, the network was co-opted by academics to enable them to share research, swap messages and keep up-to-date with all the workers in their respective fields of inquiry, no matter where they were on the planet.
www.bsu.edu /web/bpyork/history.html   (700 words)

 Taking a Leading Role:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Library of American Broadcasting at the University of Maryland holds an assortment of archival collections pertaining to women's contributions to American radio and television.
The diversity of their collections illuminates the myriad ways that women shaped the course of broadcasting history.
In 2003, a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities allowed the Library of American Broadcasting to preserve, organize, and make accessible to researchers a group of archival collections pertaining to women in broadcasting.
www.lib.umd.edu /LAB/exhibits/leadingrole   (161 words)

 Amazon.com: The Golden Web: 1933-1953 (A History of Broadcasting in the United States, Vol 2-1933 to 1953): Books: Erik ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A Tower in Babel: To 1933 (History of Broadcasting in the United States) by Erik Barnouw
The Image Empire: A History of Broadcasting in the United States: From 1953 (History of Broadcasting in the United States) by Erik Barnouw
This book is the second in a series of three books that comprehensively cover the American broadcasting and radio industry from the very beginning through 1970.
www.amazon.com /Golden-Web-1933-1953-History-Broadcasting/dp/0195004752   (784 words)

 Transdiffusion Broadcasting System | The independent broadcasting authority.
This is the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System (TBS), a not-for-profit historical society dedicated to documenting and preserving broadcasting history.
We have over three dozen websites devoted to all aspects of broadcasting and broadcasting history [sitemap], backed by the largest known private physical archive of historical presentation material.
A third, the "General Service", broadcast a mixture of English language programming from Wales and West until the end of VHF transmissions in the 80s.
www.transdiffusion.org   (479 words)

 CPB: American History and Civics Initiative
The American History and Civics Initiative represents a major commitment by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to use its educational mandate, reach, and creative capacity to address critical shortfalls in middle and high school students' knowledge of American history, our political system, and their roles as citizens.
The objective of CPB's American History and Civics Initiative is to catalyze new partnerships among public television, filmmakers and other content developers, the education community, the high technology sector, and others to design new, groundbreaking media projects that measurably improve the learning of American history and enhance civic participation among middle and high school students.
Questions regarding this Request for Proposals and the American History and Civics Initiative should be submitted in writing to History.Civics@cpb.org.
www.cpb.org /grants/historyandcivics   (398 words)

 History of Idaho Broadcasting, Inc
To stimulate in people of all ages, especially the young, a recognition of the practical and real contributions to our quality of life that radio and television broadcasting has provided, and continues to provide, to the citizens of Idaho.
The History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. is an Idaho non-profit corporation incorporated in January of 2004 with the Idaho Secretary of State.
Application for Recognition of Exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to be filed for in the immediate future.
www.historyofidahobroadcasting.org   (361 words)

 Radio History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The history of radio, however, was far more complex than the history of previous media breakthroughs.
Broadcast Pioneers Library at the University of Maryland
The Broadcast Archive, with a very useful FAQ list (including FAQs about the origins of broadcasting), by Barry Mishkind
www.mediahistory.umn.edu /radio.html   (300 words)

 History : dMarc Broadcasting
dMarc Broadcasting, which was recently acquired by Google, brings a vast amount of radio broadcast experience and expertise to its daily operations through its Scott Studios and Computer Concepts subsidiaries.
This experience has enabled dMarc Broadcasting to boast the largest and most diverse radio client base in the nation, with thousands of radio station clients across all markets and formats.
In 1994, dMarc management launched the online advertising management, trafficking, and distribution firm, AdForce, which became one of the largest players in the industry, and was later acquired after going public in 1999.
www.dmarc.net /history.html   (243 words)

 Amazon.com: A Tower in Babel: To 1933 (History of Broadcasting in the United States): Books: Erik Barnouw   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Broadcast Century and Beyond: A Biography of American Broadcasting, Third Edition by Robert L Hilliard in Front Matter, and Back Matter
Degrees to be a Broadcaster — University of Phoenix.
For the layman, it may be a bit too thorough, but for anyone who has a serious interest in broadcasting, it is a must-read.
www.amazon.com /History-Broadcasting-United-States-Babel/dp/0195004744   (1123 words)

 Mass Media Course: Timeline for Broadcasting
n this module we'll summarize the history of broadcasting in terms of dates and major events.
The door to electromagnetism, the foundation of all of broadcasting, is opened by the theories of Michael Faraday and James Clerk-Maxwell.
Digital (including wide-screen HDTV) television broadcasting starts in the U.S. More than 1,000 U.S. digital TV stations are on the air and television enjoys it's first major technological change in decades.
www.cybercollege.com /frtv/frtv038.htm   (424 words)

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