TITLE

Pix Are Pretty, But HD Delay Bugs Viewers

AUTHOR(S)
Donohue, Steve
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/30/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the television broadcasting of the 2004 Athens Olympics in Greece by NBC station in high definition. Failures of the coverage; Causes of the failures; Reaction of U.S. viewers on the coverage.
ACCESSION #
14264303

 

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