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Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission  

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), created by the Federal Communications Act of 1934, assumed all federal oversight of broadcasting, telephone, and telegraph services. Under the initial ...
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Anthony Harkins

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
570 words
Throughout their history, public radio and television have struggled to survive in a minimally regulated broadcasting system dominated by commercial interests. Although educational radio ... More
radio

radio  

1. The first electronic mass medium of communication, involving an audio signal broadcast wirelessly in the form of radio waves from a high-power transmitter to a low-power receiver (radio set). ...

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