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mass media chapter 5

phonographs early devices for playing recorded disks
airplay radio time devoted to a particular recording
payola a bribe to promote a product, like airplay for music
playlist a list of songs that a radio station plays
Shawn Fanning Pioneered music file-swapping through original Napster
Steve Jobs the driving force behind the Apple Computer revival. ipod and itunes
itunes apple-owned online retail site for recorded music
federal radio act 1927 law establishing government regulation of radio
Public interest, convenience, and necessity standard by which the U.S government grants and renews local radio and television station licenses
First Amendment provision in u.s constitution against government interference with free citizen expression, including media content
trusteeship concept government serves as a trustee for the public's interest in regulating broadcasting
marketplace concept listeners through marketplace mechanisms determine the fate of a business
telecommunications act 1996 law overhauling federal regulation, ended most limits on chain ownership
localism issuing broadcast licenses for service to a specified community and its environs
frequency modulation (FM) radio technology with superior fidelity, signals travel in straight lines
amplitude modulation (AM) radio technology with great range. Signals follow curvature of Earth
Arbiton Radio listener survey company
affiliates locally licensed stations that have an affiliation with a network to carry network programming
Edward R. Murrow War correspondent who helped establish radio as a news medium
walter Cronkite Part of renowned CBS World War II radio news crew. Later prominent television anchor
breaking news reports, often live, on events as they as occurring
headline service brief news stories
Gordon McLendon Reinvented radio with narrow formats in the 1500s
all-news radio a niche format that delivers only news and related informational content and commentary
National Public Radio network for noncommercial stations
All Things Considered pioneer NPR afternoon news-magazine
news packages carefully produced, long-form radio stories that offer depth; the hallmark of NPR
talkers talk shows
Rush Limbaugh conservative radio talk-show host
Corporation for Public Broadcasting Quasi-government agency that administers federal funds for non-commercials radio and television
Morning Edition NPR morning news magazine
The Takeaway WNYC originated morning show for public stations
satellite radio method to deliver radio from an orbiting satellite directly to end users
terrestrial radio the industry based on audio transmission from land-based towers, as opposed to transmission via satellite
Adam Curry pioneer in podcasting technology artist's free expression
podcasting digital media files that downloaded through the internet
on-demand radio service that allows access to programs at convenient time for listeners
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