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  • White Television History

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    The transition from radio to black and white television enlightened people since they were able to get live footage of events “Although television was first regarded by many as “radio with pictures,” public reaction to the arrival of TV was strikingly different from that afforded the advent of radio”(Thompson). Television start was in 1948 to 1959 which was termed The Golden Age due to the fact that there was advances in technology and was considered a period of higher quality “Until the fall of

  • Postwar America: The Golden Age of Television Essay

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    The ‘Golden Age of Television’ is what many refer to as the period between the 1950s and 60s when the television began to establish itself as a prevalent medium in the United States. In 1947, the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and the Du Mont Network were the four main television networks that ran stations with regular programming taking place. (Television, 2003) While regular television programming was a new innovation

  • The National Association of Radio and Television

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    Over the years, The National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters The National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters (formerly known as the National Association of Broadcasters) is a trade association of the radio and television industry, organized in 1923. The NARTB provides industry services relating to labor, public and government relations, engineering, research and legal developments. On May 1, 1955, membership included 1,234 AM (amplitude modulation) stations, 327 FM

  • Rooney Pickney Arledge

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    This quote was said by television broadcasting executive Roone Pickney Arledge, a person whom Life Magazine declared “One of the 100 most important Americans of the 20th Century” and is considered by many to be the father of modern televised sports (Boss). This quote by Arledge is an example of his talent and know-how for developing new ideas that not only provide a quality viewing experience, but also appeal to a mass audience. His ideas were revolutionary, and changed the way sports were watched

  • The History of Television Essay

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    Many Americans today go home and flip on the television, but many do not take the time to think about the complexity of this great invention that is common to us. Nearly sixty years ago television barely existed and was not thought to be used as a broad communicator like it is used in today’s generation. Through its starting, stopping, then restarting in the 1940’s, television took off and expanded greatly in just a few short decades and had great technological breakthroughs to allow it a widespread

  • Television In the Lives of Children Essay

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    Television In The Lives Of Children Consistently, everywhere, in this century there seems to be some form of a TV screen. These screens appear in restaurants, schools, at work, at home, and quite possibly more. What is forgotten in society is how that screen may affect the lives of the children in this modern world. When children are constantly watching a television screen there may be consequences to their health and education. Most parents do not have the ability to control what is shown on TV

  • Essay Television and Its Impacts on Society

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    Over the last forty to fifty years, television has been a major topic of discussion. Specifically, many debate societal benefits to television watching. One widely accepted opinion is that watching TV makes people dumber. People have referred to it with terms like the “idiot box” and do not feel that watching TV has any benefit at all. They feel that it is a waste of time and people need to spend their hours more wisely. Others are of the opinion that TV is actually has societal benefits. From

  • Essay about Censorship

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    one problem in television today is obscenity. Many people are offended by vulgar language. Vulgar language should not be allowed on cable television. Another problem is pictures showing sexual situations. Children do not need to be subjected to this type of television. The second reason the Motion Picture Code and Rating Program needs to be reconsidered because many children in today’s society are affected by television. Brian Siano says, "children spend hours watching televisions unreal colors

  • Essay on Television in the Fifties

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    Technology in the 1950s started with many great innovations that shape the way we live now. Probably the most important innovation of television was the introduction of cable T.V., television broadcasting, sitcoms and talk shows. Television went though many changes in its younger years. The way T.V. Developed in the early years is the foundation for what we watched now days. Transitory radios became very popular in the fact that Music could be heard in any location because it was now portable. Still

  • "Thinking Outside the Idiot Box" by Dana Stevens vs. “Watching TV Makes You Smarter” by Steven Johnson

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    Jessica Tursi English Comp I Kayal 11/5/13 TV Does Not Make You Smarter There is no doubt that television holds a purpose in our society today, but is that purpose brain-numbing or actually beneficial to our brain development? The television, also known as: TV, the boob tube, the idiot box, as well as many other nicknames, has been around for almost a hundred years. Ever since cable TV became popular in the 1950’s, there has always been a worry that people watch too much TV. Most people believe

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