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public Broadcasting.

Throughout their history, public radio and television have struggled to survive in a minimally regulated broadcasting system dominated by commercial interests. Although educational radio ...

Public Broadcasting

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Anthony Harkins

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

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Current Version:
2013

...of public broadcasting led to the most significant event in the history of the medium: the passage of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 . To address congressional concerns about the dangers of both political interference and the creation of a “fourth network,” the legislation established a highly decentralized structure under which the newly formed Corporation for Public Broadcasting ( CPB ) would allocate federal grants to separate national associations of noncommercial television and radio stations—incorporated in 1969 as the Public Broadcasting...

Public Broadcasting

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Anthony Harkins

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
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594 words

...of public broadcasting led to the most significant event in the history of the medium: the passage of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 . To address congressional concerns about the dangers of both political interference and the creation of a “fourth network,” the legislation established a highly decentralized structure under which the newly formed Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) would allocate federal grants to separate national associations of noncommercial television and radio stations—incorporated in 1969 as the Public Broadcasting Service...

Public Broadcasting.

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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

...of public broadcasting led to the most significant event in the history of the medium: the passage of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 . To address congressional concerns about the dangers of both political interference and the creation of a “fourth network,” the legislation established a highly decentralized structure under which the newly formed Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) would allocate federal grants to separate national associations of noncommercial television and radio stations—incorporated in 1969 as the Public Broadcasting Service...

public service broadcasting

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A Dictionary of Journalism

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
45 words

...public service broadcasting ( PSB ) Radio and television services with a remit to provide for the needs of citizens , including the provision of news , rather than considering purely commercial interests. See also Australian Broadcasting Corporation ; BBC ; Channel 4 News ; PBS ; Reithian principles...

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
279 words

... service broadcasting ( PSB ) Any broadcasting regime with the ideal of giving priority to the collective needs of the general public rather than to commercial interests ( compare commercial model ; market model ; publicity model ), often framed as giving the public what it needs rather than what it wants, offering a forum for disseminating information impartially within the public sphere ( see also balanced programming ; impartiality ; journalistic ethics ; public broadcasting service ; public interest ; social responsibility model ; ...

public broadcasting service

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
116 words

... broadcasting service Any radio or television institution wholly or partly financed through taxation, grants, or donations, being variously state-run, publicly owned, or charities. Such services are typically intended to have a democratic function, independent of government but subject to government regulation seeking to maintain the public service ideal ( see also public ownership ; public service broadcasting ; Reithianism ; spectrum scarcity ). However, there are pressing commercial and technological challenges to such regimes ( see also ...

public service broadcasting

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,014 words

... service broadcasting The United Kingdom is unusual in that it has a dual system of public service broadcasting (‘ PSB ’). It has in the British Broadcasting Corporation (‘ BBC ’) the world's most celebrated PSB institution; but it has also required the main commercial broadcasters to commit themselves to PSB requirements. This is for reasons of competitive quality: high quality programming is more likely to be produced where there is no single monopoly provider. Although the PSB provision in different European Union countries varies hugely, there...

Public Broadcasting System

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Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
9 words
public Broadcasting.

public Broadcasting.  

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Overview Page
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Media studies
Throughout their history, public radio and television have struggled to survive in a minimally regulated broadcasting system dominated by commercial interests. Although educational radio stations ...
public service broadcasting

public service broadcasting  

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Overview Page
Subject:
Media studies
Any broadcasting regime with the ideal of giving priority to the interests of the general public rather than commercial interests, often framed as giving the public what it needs rather than what it ...
47 The History of the Book in Canada

47 The History of the Book in Canada   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
5,120 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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1

...much activity that a new book trade journal, * Quill & Quire (1935– ) , was launched. The establishment by the federal government in 1932 of a public broadcaster, the *Canadian Broadcasting Corporation since 1936 , was a turning point for book culture in Canada. On radio, and television from 1952 , authors found both a market and an audience. After Canada entered the war in 1939 , the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the new National Film Board, and print in every form from ration books to posters were mobilized. The occupation of France by the...

20b The History of the Book in Britain, 1801–1914

20b The History of the Book in Britain, 1801–1914   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
5,058 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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1

...6 Reading 1 A book culture Print was the principal medium of written communication in Britain during the 19 th and early 20 th centuries. In that era of rapid population increase and concentrated industrial, urban, and imperial expansion, MS circulation was minimal and broadcasting lay in the future. Along with *periodicals and *newspapers , books and *pamphlets constituted the material culture of print in a rapidly changing society. Much of that change was painful, and for many the experience of reading was a source of comfort or consolation; for...

Remote Relatives

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
1,767 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

...group from a representative sample .) • “C-130 aircraft packed with radio transmitters flew lazy circles over the Persian Gulf broadcasting messages in Arabic to the Iraqi people that were monitored by reporters near the border.” Patrick E. Tyler , “War Imminent as Hussein Rejects Ultimatum,” N.Y. Times , 19 Mar. 2003 , at A1. ( That modifies messages —7 words and 3 nouns before. Probably the best edit would be to make a second sentence: The messages were monitored by reporters near the border .) Even who and whose are used remotely, and just as...

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation  

(CBC)With its counterpart, Société Radio-Canada, the CBC was established in 1936. Public ownership of broadcasting had been recommended by a royal commission concerned about the intrusion of American ...
Reithianism

Reithianism  

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Media studies
A vision of public service broadcasting associated with the Scotsman John Reith (1889–1971), who became managing director of the BBC in 1923 and declared that it should aim to inform, educate, and ...
community broadcasting

community broadcasting  

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Media studies
Public access television and radio stations serving a small area, run by and for local people. They can be financed by commercial, non-profit, or government organizations but are subject to a host ...
broadcasting, unauthorized

broadcasting, unauthorized  

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Law
An offence under the international law of the sea where there is unauthorized broadcasting of radio or television to the general public from a ship on the high seas. The offence can be prosecuted by ...
European broadcasting regulation

European broadcasting regulation  

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Law
Two international organizations, the Council of Europe (‘CoE’) and the European Community (‘EC’), have been active in regulating the broadcast media at the European level. Neither institution, ...
RTÉ

RTÉ  

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Literature
(Radio Telefís Éireann),the Irish national broadcasting service. Irish public-service broadcasting began on 1 January 1926, when the radio station 2RN was inaugurated. The national radio service was ...
broadcasting, religious

broadcasting, religious  

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Religion
The use of electronic means of communication to transmit radio programmes dealing with religion predates the beginning of regular broadcasting in the 1920s; in 1912 R. E. Fessenden transmitted a ...

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