Provides a straightforward account of the radio and television industries and their history, structure, programming practices, equipment, distribution networks, business practices and the laws and regulations surrounding the industry. Included in this ninth edition is coverage of multimedia and virtual reality and new information on successful and unsuccessful innovative programming for the nineties. There are discussions of the many economic, political and cultural factors that are influencing the growth of international telecommunications in various countries, and up-to-date information on the radio and television systems in various countries, including Russia, Swaziland, Saudi Arabia, China, Japan and Brazil is provided.
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Lynne Schafer Gross is presently a Professor in the Department of Radio-TV-Film at California State University, Fullerton. She has written ten other textbooks and hundreds of magazine articles. In 1999 she was the recipient of the Frank Stanton Award for Distinguished Contribution to Electronic Media Education and in 1997 she received the Distinguished Education Service Award from the Broadcast Education Association. She is a past governor of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and has also chaired that organization’s Library Committee and Student Activities Committee. As Past President of the Broadcast Education Association she increased membership 24% and funding 59%. Professionally, she was Director of Programming for Valley Cable TV and the producer of numerous radio and TV programs for public, commercial, and cable outlets. Her teaching and consulting have taken her to many countries including Malaysia, Swaziland, Estonia, Australia, Guyana, and Russia. Her doctorate is from UCLA.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0077481410