New PDF release: Conflicting Communication Interests in America: The Case of

By Tom McCourt

ISBN-10: 0275963586

ISBN-13: 9780275963583

ISBN-10: 0313003262

ISBN-13: 9780313003264

Public broadcasting has replaced dramatically when you consider that its founding in 1967. The starting to be equation of market potency with the general public curiosity has, in Tom McCourt's research, undermined the price of public items and prone. additionally, political and cultural discourse is more and more beset through fragmentation. Public radio offers an exemplary web site to envision the clients and difficulties of up to date public life.

Beginning with an outline of the occasions that resulted in the production of nationwide Public Radio, McCourt discusses the connection among NPR and its associate stations and the ways that struggles over investment and programming have affected public radio's time table. He additionally examines how public radio accommodates the jobs of public representatives into its operations and the way its the way to make certain the desires and pursuits of the general public have replaced around the system's heritage. The social, political, and financial pressures that experience impacted the project and practices of nationwide Public Radio, McCourt asserts, are show up in all components of yankee existence. via large ancient examine, he examines no matter if American public broadcasters, as represented via NPR, have succeeded or did not engender an enlightened, participatory democracy.

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D. Rieff, ‘‘Multiculturalism’s Silent Partner,’’ Harper’s, August 1993, p. 67. 26. L. Lapham, ‘‘Adieu, Big Bird,’’ Harper’s, December 1993, p. 38. 27. L. Friedland, ‘‘Public Television as Public Sphere: The Case of the Wisconsin Collaborative Project,’’ Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media 39 (2), Spring 1995, p. 173. 28. D. Campbell and J. Campbell, ‘‘Public Television as a Public Good,’’ Journal of Communication 28 (1), Winter 1978, p. 60. 29. ‘‘What They Said on Capitol Hill,’’ Current, December 8, 1987, p.

Mullally, ‘‘Long-Range Planning and the Local Station,’’ Public Telecommunications Review, March/April 1979, pp. 42, 43. 47. See J. Turow, Media Industry Systems (New York: Longman, 1992); McQuail, Media Performance; M. Lashley, Public Television: Panacea, Pork Barrel or Public Trust? (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992). 48. W. Hoynes, Public Television for Sale (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994), p. 60. 49. Ledbetter, Made Possible By . . , p. 216. 50. See I. Ang, Desperately Seeking the Audience (New York: Routledge, 1991).

The Commission did not propose to replace ‘‘educational television’’; instead, ‘‘public’’ programming for general audiences would supplement formal instruction. Since the existing educational broadcasting system was based upon independent licensees, the report envisioned a decentralized public broadcasting system that would allow for local and regional diversity and prevent political manipulation on the federal level. Yet the Commission never explicitly stated that the stations should be in overall control of the system.

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