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Television and the public

Television and the public

Australian Broadcasting Tribunal research report based on a survey conducted in Melbourne in 1977.

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Published by Australian Govt. Pub. Service in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Television broadcasting -- Australia -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAustralian Broadcasting Tribunal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE8700.9.A8 T44
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3808126M
      ISBN 100642032521
      LC Control Number81114333
      OCLC/WorldCa8052783

      If you want those monitors to be your friends at court—it's up to you. And, endlessly, commercials—many screaming, cajoling and offending. In a few years this exciting industry has grown from a novelty to an instrument of overwhelming impact on the American people. But in a demonstration, the image was dim, had low contrast, and poor definition, and was stationary. This responsibility cannot be discharged by any given group of programs, but can be discharged only through the highest standards of respect for the American home, applied to every moment of every program presented by television. I want to see broadcasting improved and I want you to do the job.

      For their part, the consumer electronics industry and broadcasters argued that interlaced scanning was the only technology that could transmit the highest quality pictures then and currently feasible, i. Do this, and I pledge you our help. What you gentlemen broadcast through the people's air affects the people's taste, their knowledge, their opinions, their understanding of themselves and of their world. I want the people—if they are truly interested in the service you give them—to make notes, document cases, tell us the facts. And it carries with it awesome responsibilities— responsibilities which you and I cannot escape. Instead a

      I want the people who own the air and the homes that television enters to tell you and the FCC what's been going on. But your obligations are not satisfied if you look only to popularity as a test of what to broadcast. The subject was Baird's business partner Oliver Hutchinson. We want the individual stations to be free to meet their legal responsibilities to serve their communities. Like you, I have carefully read President Kennedy's messages about the regulatory agencies, conflict of interest and the dangers of ex parte contacts. An updated image was transmitted "several times" each second.


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Television and the public Download PDF Ebook

Subscribe today In addition to managing the National Program Service, which provides programming to member stations, PBS and its subsidiaries engage in a number of other activities.

Perhaps they are accurate. By the s, when amplification made television practical, Scottish inventor John Logie Baird employed the Nipkow disk in his prototype video systems.

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But they will be very, very few. You probably also know that special attention will be paid in these reports to public service programming. You will get no argument from me if you say that, given a choice between a Western and a symphony, more people will watch the Western.

But they will be very, very few. Your industry possesses the most powerful voice in America.

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Orwell warns that we will be Television and the public book by an externally imposed oppression. They had attempted to generate an electrical signal by projecting an image onto a selenium-coated metal plate that was simultaneously scanned by a cathode ray beam.

And I would add this—that if some of you persist in a relentless search for the highest rating and the lowest common denominator, you may very well lose your audience. Thus RCA, on the basis of Zworykin's patent application, filed a patent interference suit against Farnsworth. Ives and Frank Gray of Bell Telephone Laboratories gave a Television and the public book demonstration of mechanical television on 7 April Member stations are licensed variously by community organizations, universities, state authorities, or local educational or municipal authorities.

The patent for his receiving tube had been granted the previous October. As black-and-white TVs could receive the same transmission and display it in black-and-white, the color system adopted is [backwards] "compatible".

But there is more to the problem than network influences on stations or advertiser influences on networks. Thank you for this opportunity to meet with you today.

I did not come to Washington to idly observe the squandering of the public's airwaves. And it carries with it awesome responsibilities— responsibilities which Television and the public book and I cannot escape. In the United States, after considerable research, the National Television Systems Committee [] approved an all-electronic system developed by RCA Television and the public book, which encoded the color information separately from the brightness information and greatly reduced the resolution of the color information in order to conserve bandwidth.

Huxley feared we would become a trivial culture, preoccupied with some equivalent of the feelies, the orgy porgy, and the centrifugal bumblepuppy. He published an article on "Motion Pictures by Wireless" inbut it was not until December that he transmitted moving silhouette images for witnesses; and it was on 13 Junethat he publicly demonstrated synchronized transmission of silhouette pictures.

By voluntary action by the broadcasters themselves? Indeed, it was the representative of the European tradition in electronic tubes competing against the American tradition represented by the image orthicon. But in television—where your responsibilities as public trustees are so plain—the moment that the ratings indicate that Westerns are popular, there are new imitations of Westerns on the air faster than the old coaxial cable could take us from Hollywood to New York.

Eponymously titled talk shows hosted by Charlie Rose and Tavis Smiley began in andrespectively. Baird's mechanical system reached a peak of lines of resolution on BBC television broadcasts inthough the mechanical system did not scan the televised scene directly. Make a serious, genuine effort to put on that programming.

We will take every possible positive step to break through the allocations barrier into UHF. I hope that we at the FCC will not allow ourselves to become so bogged down in the mountain of papers, hearings, memoranda, orders and the daily routine that we close our eyes to the wider view of the public interest.

Broadcasters also favored interlaced scanning because their vast archive of interlaced programming is not readily compatible with a progressive format. Public Broadcasting Service logo.A guide to the nature, purpose, and place of public service television within a multi-platform, multichannel ecology.

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