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Ben Day Published the New York Sun
Penny papers affordable newspapers introduced in 1833 created unprecedented mass audience
Business model a design operating a business, identifying revenue sources, customer base, products, financing.
publisher magazine or newpapers proprietor
news editorial a newspaper staff component that produces news, amusement and opinion content
editor a manager who is responsible for news media content
Benjamin Franklin in the U.S. colonial era, he created first newspaper chain
Chain newspaper owned by a company that owns other newspapers elsewhere
William Randolph hearst publisher of new York Journal, other major dailies in the yellow period. Stride in 1970
Market penetration sales per capita
paywell block access to a website content unless a payment is made
William tweed corrupt politician exposed by New York Times- 1870
George Jones New York Times reporter who pursued Tammany Hall scandal
Sullivan decision Landmark libel case in which New York Times argued for unfettered reporting of public officials- 1964
Pentagon Papers Secret government-generated Vietnam war military documents revealed by New York Times
Barney Kilgore Revamped concept of Wall Street Journal 1940's
Rupert Murdoch Founder of global media conglomerate News Corporation
daniel defoe His 1704 weekly review established magazines as foum for ideas
highbrow slicks magazines whoses content has intellectual appeal
literati well-educated people interested in literature and cerebral issues
Muckraking early 1990's term for investigative reporting
ida tarbell Exposed strandard oil monopolistic practices in 1902 magazine series
Lincoln steffens exposed municipal corruption
upton sinclair exposed bad meat-packing practices
personality profile in-depth, balanced biographical article
Hugh Hefner playboy editor who created modern Q-A
Henry Luce His magazine empire encluded Time, life, sports illustrated, fortune- 1836
Demassification process of media narrowing focus to audience niches
business-to-influential a business model with advertising aimedat creating sales indirectly by reaching influential audiences
Micheal Kinsley founding editor of Slate magazine as well as editor for the new republic and numerous other publications
Slate online magazine of news, politics and culture 1996
Jeff Bezos founder of online book retailer Amazon.com - 1994
reference books compilations, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases
wikipedia user-created and edited online encyclopedia
Ben Day introduce a penny-a-day newpaper
Penny papers affordable newspapers introduced in 1833 created unprecedented mass audience
Business model a design operating a business, identifying revenue sources, customer base, products, financing.
publisher magazine or newpapers proprietor
news editorial a newspaper staff component that produces news, amusement and opinion content
editor a manager who is responsible for news media content
Benjamin Franklin in the U.S. colonial era, he created first newspaper chain
Chain newspaper owned by a company that owns other newspapers elsewhere
William Randolph hearst publisher of new York Journal, other major dailies in the yellow period. Stride in 1970
Market penetration sales per capita
paywell block access to a website content unless a payment is made
William tweed corrupt politician exposed by New York Times- 1870
George Jones New York Times reporter who pursued Tammany Hall scandal
Sullivan decision Landmark libel case in which New York Times argued for unfettered reporting of public officials- 1964
Pentagon Papers Secret government-generated Vietnam war military documents revealed by New York Times
Barney Kilgore Revamped concept of Wall Street Journal 1940's
Rupert Murdoch Founder of global media conglomerate News Corporation
daniel defoe His 1704 weekly review established magazines as foum for ideas
highbrow slicks magazines whoses content has intellectual appeal
literati well-educated people interested in literature and cerebral issues
Muckraking early 1990's term for investigative reporting
ida tarbell Exposed strandard oil monopolistic practices in 1902 magazine series
Lincoln steffens exposed municipal corruption
upton sinclair exposed bad meat-packing practices
personality profile in-depth, balanced biographical article
Hugh Hefner playboy editor who created modern Q-A
Henry Luce His magazine empire encluded Time, life, sports illustrated, fortune- 1836
Demassification process of media narrowing focus to audience niches
business-to-influential a business model with advertising aimedat creating sales indirectly by reaching influential audiences
Micheal Kinsley founding editor of Slate magazine as well as editor for the new republic and numerous other publications
Slate online magazine of news, politics and culture 1996
Jeff Bezos founder of online book retailer Amazon.com - 1994
reference books compilations, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases
textbooks curriculum-related titles for learning and understanding
trade books general-interest titles, including fiction and nonfiction
e-books digital files of book content that are stored, searched, sampled, downloaded and paid for online use on computer, dedicated reader or cell phone
e-reader portable electronic device for on-screen reading of books
Harry Potter effect impact of a single best- selling book
aliterate a nonreader who can read but doesnt
Phonograpsh early devices for playing recorded disks- early 1900's
airplay radio time devoted to a particular recording
payola a bribe to promote a product, like airplay for a music
playlist a list of songs that a radio station plays
steve jobs the driving force behind the apple computer revival, iPod and iTunes
Shawn fanning created napster- music swapping
federal radio act 1927 law establishing government regulation of radio
public interest, convenience and necessity standard by which the U.S. government grants an renews local radio and tv 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 regulation broadcasting
marketplace concept listeners through marketplace mechanism determine the fate of a business
telecommunication act 1996 law overhaul federal regulation. ended most limits on chain ownership
localism issuing broadcast licenses for service to a specified community and its environs
frequency modulation radio technology with superior fidelity. signals travel in straight lines
amplitude modulation radio technology with great range. signals follow curvature of earth
Arbitron radio listener survey company
affiliates locally licensed stations that have an ffiliation with a network to carry netwrk programming
Edward R. Murrow war correspondent who helped establish radio as a news medium
walter cronkite part of renowned CBS World War 2 radio news crew. later prominent tv anchor
breaking news reports, often live, on events as they are occuring
healine servie brief news stories
Gordon McLendon reinvented radio with narrow formatsin the 1950's
all-news radio a niche format that delivers only news and related information 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 concervative radio talk-show host
coporation of public broadcasting quasi-government agency that administers federal funds for noncommercial radio and television
morning edition 2008 npr morning newsmagazine
the takeaway WYNC originated morning show for public stations
synergy an interaction that produces a combined effect greater than the sum of separate effects
suspension of disbelieve occurs when you surrender doubts about the reality of a story and become caught up in the story
Adolph Zukor innovative creator of Paramount as a major movie studio - 1912
star system making actors into celebrities to increase the size of movie audiences
studio system when major studios controlled all aspects of the movie industry
block booking rental agreement through which a movie house accepts a batch of movies
paramount decision U.S. supreme court breakup of movie industry oligarchy in 1948
Federal Radio Act original law in 1927 for government regulation of U.S. broadcasting
Federal communications act revision of federal radio act in 1934 to include TV
Two-tier system original U.S. broadcast infrastructure had two tiers, one locally licensed stations, the other national networks
Big Three ABC, CBS, NBC
Newton Minow FCC chair who called TV a "vast wasteland"
Corporation for public broadcasting (CPB) quasi government agency that channels tax-generated funds into the u.s. noncommercial television and radio system
PBS TV network for noncommercial over-air stations
CATV early local cable television systems; short for community antenna tv
Gerald Levin Used orbiting satellite to relay exclusive programs to local cable systems in 1975
CNN first 24-hour television news service
multisystem operator (MSO) a company that owns several local cable televion delivery units in different communities
DirecTV larger of 2 U.S. satellite- direct companies
Dish Network satellite-direct company
walt Disney pioneer in animated films
indies minor movie studies; not among Big Five
narrative films movies that tell a story
warner brothers a movie studio that introduced the first successful sound movie
the jazz singer the first feature sound movie
the singing fool the first full-length sound movie
gone with the wind pioneer color film
the black pirte the first feature movie in color
computer-generated imagery (CGI) the application of three dimentional computer graphics for special effects, particularly in movies and TV
animated film narrative films with drawn scenes and characters- 1920
steamboat willie animated cartoon character that became Mickey Mouse- 1928
snow white and the seven dwarfs first full-length animated film- 1937
Robert Flaerty First documentary filmmaker
Frank Capra Hollywood movie director who produced powerful propaganda movies for the U.S. war effort in world war 2
Why We Fight Frank Capra's war mobilization documentary series
Fairness Doctrine A U.S. government requirement from 1949 to 1987 that broadcast presentations had to include both sides on competing public issues
docu-ganda documentaries that seek to influence their viewers
Michael moore producer- director of point-of-view documentaries
webisode a short episode of story line created for downloading to internet television or hand-help devices
blockbuster a movie that is a great commercial success; also used to describe books
b-movie low-budget movie; usually with little artistic aspiration
VOD viewer controlled access to content at anytime
TiVo digital recording and playback device fro television
time shifting ability of viewer to change when they access programming
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