THROUGH THE WIRE
- CHANGING HANDS. // Broadcasting & Cable;1/19/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p36
Presents a list of TV networks for sale in the U.S. as of January 2004. KDLH-TV Duluth on Grand Marais, Minnesota; WUTR(TV) in Utica, New York; WEEL-FM Shadyside in Ohio.
- Old problem making new appearance on television. Alridge, Ron // Electronic Media;11/24/97, Vol. 16 Issue 48, p27
Opinion. Presents the author's view about clutter, an unwise proliferation of commercial television messages that invades television sets for the second time. Difference between two 15-second spots and one 30-second spot in television commercials; How the clutter issue started in 1980;...
- Darts and laurels. // Columbia Journalism Review;Winter1966, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p2
The article presents an update on issues concerning journalism and broadcasting in the U.S. as of January 1966. "Girl Talk," a morning discussion program on ABC television network, showed spunk in inviting Jean Muir, an actress who was blacklisted off television in the 1950's, to talk about her...
- Buyers, Sellers In a Deadlock. Friedman, Wayne; Linnett, Richard // Television Week;6/16/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p4
Reports on the sale of cable television networks in the U.S. as of June 2003. Competition between buyers and sellers; Information on an increase in cable rates; Details of a deal between USA Cable and AOL Time Warner's TNT and TBS networks.
- Reality's burnout factors. Frutkin, Alan James // MediaWeek;03/26/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 13, p26
Examines the popularity of reality television programs in the United States. Problems faced by reality television programs; Moral and ethical aspects of reality television programs.
- A Vaster Wasteland. Minow, Newton N. // Atlantic;Apr2011, Vol. 307 Issue 3, p50
This article presents the author's opinion on television programs and telecommunications in the U.S. He comments on the history of television and telecommunications in light of a speech he made in 1961 at a convention of the National Association of Broadcasters in which he advocated for...
- THE SYSTEM THAT BROUGHT YOU DAYS of RAGE. Emerson, Steven // Columbia Journalism Review;Nov/Dec1989, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p25
The article examines concerns over the dependence of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) on corporate contributions and its impact on the quality of its programs in the U.S. "The New York Times" questioned the willingness of PBS to investigate its funding sources after "Days of Rage," a...
- Watchdogs rap TV 'offenders'. Littleton, Cynthia // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;8/7/2001, Vol. 369 Issue 23, p63
Discusses findings of a study conducted by the Parents Television Council (PTC), a conservative media watchdog group, which examined the content of television programs in the United States airing in family hours during the first two weeks of November, February and May sweeps during the 2000-2001...
- Norman Mark on TV. Mark, Norman // New Republic;5/27/72, Vol. 166 Issue 22, p23
Presents information about several television programs to be broadcast in the U.S. Schedules for prime-time on various television channels; List of detective shows to be broadcast on the channels; Information on Senator John 0. Pastore's recent hearings on TV violence and its effects on...