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- We still need public-service TV. Graham, Andrew // New Statesman;06/27/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4340, p14
Stresses the importance of public-service television despite the proliferation of new technology and new channels. Effects of technology on broadcasting; Implication of multiplication of channels and fragmentation of audiences; Confusion on the commerce and culture debate.
- Americans speak up on talk TV. Rust, Michael // Insight on the News;02/09/98, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on cable television's public-affairs programming in the United States. Identification of cable channels which offer public-affairs programming; Factor which has contributed to the appeal of these shows; Impact which these shows can have on politics; Comments from Connie Brod, executive...
- Adding up the public service dollars. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;04/06/98, Vol. 128 Issue 14, p76
Looks at the $6.85 billion figure that broadcasters in the United States are placing on their annual public service effort. Information on surveys by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB); How much public service announcements (PSAs) are being aired on average by TV stations; Details on...
- `Nightline' perk up; `Today' tops `GMA'. Lowry, Brian // Variety;11/14/94, Vol. 357 Issue 3, p32
Presents the top public service television programs in the United States for the week ended November 4, 1994. Time slots; Stations.
- Sunday drivers step on the gas. Nix, Jennifer // Variety;12/15/97, Vol. 369 Issue 6, p43
Reports on the aggressive promotional campaign for public service television programs in the United States. Print advertisements and press releases on public service television programs' rating performances; Shock over public service programs' fuss over television ratings.
- The BS in PBS. // Progressive;Aug90, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p9
Discusses public television and the opinion that it caters to the rich. Details of a study that found the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour to be biased because the guest list represents a narrow segment of the political and social spectrum; View that there are not enough programs on public television...
- Discourses of environmental citizenship: How television teaches us to be green. INTHORN, SANNA; REDER, MICHAEL // International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p37
This article explores the discursive construction of environmental citizenship in German and British public service television. We ask whether television discourse describes environmental protection as a matter of citizen duties or a question of individual rights, and we explore the extent to...
- Regulation row rears its head. Dignam, Conor; Witt, Joanna // Marketing (00253650);10/12/2000, p23
Analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of British Broadcasting Corp.'s (BBC) decision to move its main news program from 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Questions on the public service merits of the move; Incorporated Society of British Advertisers' criticism of the move; Implications on the future of...
- A Year for Teen-Agers. // Time;5/7/1965, Vol. 85 Issue 19, p71
The article reports on the recognition of networks in the U.S. who exerted efforts on wooing teenagers by the 25th Peabody Awards Luncheon in Manhattan, New York City. It says that the decision of the body made it set aside its foundations for the award that is to distinguish the networks who...