Essays Tagged: "radio stations"

The radio in the 1920's.

The Roaring 20'sDuring the 1920's, also known as "The Roaring 20's", Radio Broadcasting became one of America's favorite sources of entertainment. During this time perio ... of America's favorite sources of entertainment. During this time period most Americans depended on radio for their source of communication, since television was not yet invented. The invention of rad ... ion, since television was not yet invented. The invention of radio had a major impact on Americans. Radio stations transmitted a variety of shows and programs that entertained many people through out ...

(2 pages) 8487 1 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

History, Artists, Genre, Culture & Society are described in this paper of various artists.

's history, genre or culture but enough to know I like it. It was music I heard in stores or on the radio. The calm sounds of flute, guitar, piano, chimes and whimsical notes are what caught my intere ... are what interested me to find out who the artists are. I would ask the store clerks or call up the radio stations. It was then that New Age music found its way into my music library.HistoryThe histor ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Evaluating the extent of each medium covered in class to educate the reader in a specific issue.

Do you read new papers? Listen to radio? Watch TV? All of us do one thing or the other.However, the majority of us never consider the ... issue on, let's say, Israel, we will find thatmost news appears all television stations and most of radio stations will just be bias. Forexample news papers or video stations will make it look like Is ... ed with action, such as throwing stones at Israel policeand army personal. However, if we listen to radio stations, such as 88.4 FM, we will findout that there were actually more Palestinians dead tha ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

When I Was a Kid A Narrative Essay

risk New England winter morning. As I drive down the highway drinking my coffee, I scan through the radio stations looking for my favorite songs desperately trying to get motivated for the day ahead. ... ing place about the topic dujour, the big storm that is going to hit us!Driving home, I turn on the radio again to be confronted by more of the same storm predictions. What happened to the days when w ...

(3 pages) 146 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Music should be censored so everybody can listen.

on't want to hear these vulgar words, however, it is important that these songs are censored on the radio and have censored versions of their albums.People want to hear the popular songs when they ... ear these bad words, but still want to listen to the song. Censorship is an important role for the radio stations because it allows everyone to enjoy the music. Another reason that there must be cen ...

(2 pages) 37 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An essay on the Radio in the 1920's

Radio in the 1920'sIn the 1920's Radio Broadcasting became one of America's favorite sources of ente ... of America's favorite sources of entertainment. During this time period most Americans depended on radio for their source of communication, since television was not yet invented. The invention of rad ... ion, since television was not yet invented. The invention of radio had a major impact on Americans. Radio stations sent out a variety of shows and programs such as; sports, musical concerts, and newsc ...

(2 pages) 76 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Amber Alert System

n they had heard the worst of the bad news about Amber. Residents in the Dallas, Texas area flooded radio stations suggestion they inform each state through a special broadcast alert over the airways ... incidents in the future.In response to the concerns for the safety of children, the Association of Radio Managers met with local law-enforcement agencies state wide and developed this so called innov ...

(2 pages) 63 3 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Rock Music

ack leather with piercing and tattoos all over their body. Heavy metal gets very little air play on radio stations there is an average of only one radio station per listening air. Fans often depend on ... nsidered to be popular music. It does not have as many loyal fans as hard rock but does get as much radio play as rap rock. Alternative rock is soft-core in comparison to heavy metal and rap rock. It ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The ABC and Bias

official inauguration by Prime Minister Joseph Lyons. In the early days, the ABC controlled twelve radio stations, with many still currently in operation. Despite having conducted this vast radio net ... tting the past behind, there is one extremely obvious source of ABC bias on one of its most popular radio branches. The Triple J network regularly features hosts such as Will Anderson, Sarah McDonald, ...

(6 pages) 110 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Discuss the issues surrounding the attempts to control the content of popular music

, write or read, or see or do. Censorship can affect books, newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio and television programs, and speeches. Most of the early problems with the censorship of music ... when songs were banned. There was a Billie Holiday song by the name of "Love for Sale," none of the radio stations were allowed to play it because of its strong sexual content and its depiction of pro ...

(5 pages) 97 3 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Future of Radio

Radio has made great advancements over the years the future of radio is going mainly in two directio ... in two directions. Radio has made great improvements over the years looking back to the 1920's when radio only had an AM frequency. One direction radio is going is through satellites. In 2001 X ... atellites. In 2001 XM radio was launched and over 1 million subscribers were claimed. The satellite radio signal goes from coast to coast without commercials. But the downside to this radio is the mon ...

(2 pages) 85 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Federal Communications Commission.

s an independent regulatory government agency. This agency was made to replace the outdated Federal Radio Commission. In its place, the FCC not only monitors radio communications, but is responsible f ... nd generally is expected to protect the public interest in matters of communication.In the field of radio, the FCC regulates AM and FM broadcasting and other kinds of radio services. The FCC issues co ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Media Supply and Demand

AbstractLow entry-level pay in TV news is related to an oversupply of job applicants. Radio, with fewer applicants, now pays beginners with journalism degrees higher than does TV. Workin ... th the cost of living.MediaSupply and DemandNew college graduates will earn less in TV news than in radio news, where pay overall lags television. Because of radio's low pay, its jobs draw fewer appli ... t among journalism and communication degree holders. To hire a college graduate with news training, radio stations must pay more. "The profits that newsrooms made for television stations typically wer ...

(5 pages) 97 0 3.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

American Culture since 1980s.

the problems existed, people did not talk about them. These social concerns did not even come up on radio stations, in newspapers, on television shows, or in music lyrics. Now, in the twentieth centur ...

(4 pages) 132 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Chum Limited Financial Analysis

Having evolved immensely from the single AM radio station it was in 1954, Chum Limited has developed into a multi-million dollar cooperation wit ... one of Canada's leading media companies and content providers. Currently, Chum owns and operates 33 radio stations, 12 local television stations and 21 specialty channels as well as an environmental m ... ironmental music distribution division. Each week, more than 20 million Canadians tune in to a Chum radio station or television channel, and its original content is seen in over 130 countries worldwid ...

(7 pages) 33 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Persuasion Writing - Censoring Hip Hop

foullanguage are censored, and sex talk is bleeped out. But does this censorship really workson the radio? Listening to a couple of broadcasted rap songs will make anyone switch thestation out of irri ... le of broadcasted rap songs will make anyone switch thestation out of irritation. Most of the time, radio stations censor the music by reversing orjust plain cutting out the dirty word or phrase. As a ...

(2 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Politics of France

er, was criticized for its heavy-handedness: while elections were free, the state had a monopoly on radio and TV broadcasting and sought to have its point of view on events imposed (this monopoly was ... have its point of view on events imposed (this monopoly was not absolute, however, since there were radio stations transmitting from nearby countries specifically for the benefit of the French). De Ga ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Explains the history of SABC radio and new developments since the end of Apartheid

ONThis essay aims to discuss the current structure of SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Radio. This will be achieved by giving an overview of the history of SABC Radio pre-democracy, and t ... de in terms of structure post-democracy. The essay will end off with a brief overview of the SABC's radio stations.2. THE HISTORY OF SABC RADIOIn December 1923, South African Railways made South Afric ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Radio Television Malaysia

Radio Televisyen Malaysia or RTM is a Malaysian government-owned television network which owns and o ... aysia or RTM is a Malaysian government-owned television network which owns and operates a number of radio and television stations in Malaysia. At present, RTM runs 8 national (Nasional FM, Muzik FM, K ... ahang FM, Terengganu FM, Kelantan FM, Sarawak FM, WAI FM, Red FM, Sabah FM, Sabah V FM), 7 district radio stations (Langkawi FM, Sibu FM, Limbang FM, Miri FM, RaSA FM, Sandakan FM, Tawau FM) and 2 tel ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Cencorship Sucks

dian Constitution, we all have the right to freedom of speech, so what right do record companies or radio stations have to censor the lyrics of songs? Although some might be about violence or destruct ...

(2 pages) 369 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers