Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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  • The Australian Broadcasting Corporation 's Australian Story

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    The Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Australian Story is a TV series that has journalists interviewing people who are considered to have or who inspire other people in their lives. In the 18 years on air, the program has received accolades for its unique personal approach and has gained a strong following from audiences around the nation. Understanding that the Australian Story brief demands “Unique stories that feature fascinating characters and original storylines with unexpected 'twists

  • Essay on Public Service Broadcasting Within The Plural Society

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    Introduction British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] has played its role as a Public Service Broadcasting [PSB] in England since 1926. It was set up on Baron Reith’s hands as an educative media building public’s character by establishing and socializing cultural value to the society via its programs. Hitherto, BBC’s work focuses on the cultural connection among the society and plays a role as its guardian rather than pays attention to the diversity among them (Curran & Seaton, 2003). However, some

  • The Effects Of Television Violence On Children

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    he average American child watches approximately 23 hours of television weekly. Children spend more time watching TV than doing any other leisure activity. By the time they finish high school, most have spent more time in front of the TV than in the classroom (Strasburger, 1995). On average, a child will see 18,000 murders, robberies, bombings, assaults, and beatings in their years of watching television (Liebowitz, 1997). Not to mention all the food commercials. In today 's society, the television

  • ABC and the Australian Multimedia Industry

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    As the ABC is an organisation heavily involved within the Australian Multimedia Industry, the tools and equipment used are integral to the quality of the content produced. For different areas of production, the tools and equipment used will differ, for example, when working in television, equipment would include a set, cameras, tripods, microphones, props, lighting, video monitors and teleprompter. To edit and deliver good quality television content, the department would use various editing tools

  • Television News vs. Newspaper

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    Television news vs. Newspaper When it comes to finding about the news of what’s going on in our world, we want details and facts. We want the juice of what’s actually going on. The debate between the efficiency of newspapers and TV news, TV news is a lot more effective. Watching the news on TV is a lot easier for people to understand and is more convenient than reading it on paper. For the people who are always in a rush in the morning, it’s more convenient to turn on the TV and listen to what’s

  • Public Broadcasting in the Article “Moving beyond the 'Vast Wasteland', Laurie Ouellette and Justin Lewis

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    Wasteland'”, Laurie Ouellette and Justin Lewis critique how public broadcasting functions in the US. Liberal reformers hold to the view that television needs protection from commercialism. The liberal reformer view contains cultural and class hierarchies. They believe that public television is for the white, college-educated middle-class viewer who has “cultural capital”(Ouellette & Lewis, 96). As a result, funding for public broadcasting has gone primarily towards high culture and intellectual programs

  • Public Television And Its Effect On Corporate Funding

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    funded, in part, by corporations. In discussion section 306 Joe mentioned that the Ford Motor Company is one of PBS’ big corporate sponsors (2016). The very definition of public television is that the content is publicly funded; whether through government grants, or public donations. A corporation stepping in to supply funding ruins the sanctity of the public broadcasting, by taking the bias out of what is produced and how it is produced. If PBS is in part funded by corporations, the whole idea of

  • Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting is a Bust Essay

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    “Each year the United States spends .014% of its budget on public broadcasting. This amounted to approximately $445 million spent on funding towards public broadcasting in 2012.”(Defending Public Broadcasting Should Not Be Done Lightly) The funding was meant to help public broadcasting stations get to a state where they could support themselves on their own. However, many stations continued to take the funding even though they did not require it. Despite this, the stations that abused the funding

  • Identity and Culture Essay

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    Every person, or group of people, has an identity and a culture. An ‘identity’ is the image that one project out into the rest of the world, and ‘culture’ is the image which one has of themselves. Countries are no exception; every country over their course of history has created an identity and culture for themselves. It has been said that the worst act one could perform on another would be to strip them of their identity, and deny them of their culture. This is why, in order for a country to become

  • The Influence of American Culture in the 1950s and 1960s in Canada

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    as more ?Canadian? for decades. This has included numerous struggles and events such as protests, bans, and the creation of the Massey Commission, to encourage national development in the arts, and support major companies like the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and National Film Board (NFB). However, this has not been an easy task for the Canadian government, as major influences from below the border (the United States) have been captivating the Canadian audiences by large. American media