Community Television in the United States: A Sourcebook on Public, Educational, and Governmental Access

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Glossary
AARP-- American Association of Retired Persons, the largest organization of older Americans in the United States. Located at 1909 K Street NW, Washington, DC, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization boasts a membership of more than 23 million.
Access-- dedicated cable television channels made available by operators for local public programming on a first-come, first-served basis.
Access support-- the personnel, training, equipment, and promotional activities provided by the cable operator to help PEG access.
Administrative management-- a managerial approach that emphasizes the efficiency and effectiveness of the total organization.
Alphanumeric-- letters and numbers, symbols and punctuation marks.
Ascertainment-- FCC regulations that require licensed broadcasters to determine the interests, needs, and issues of the communities they represent.
Aspect ratio-- the ratio of a picture height to its width, which in video is 3:4.
Asynchronous-- nonreal time. For example, two activities, such as transmission and receiving of a message, do not occur simultaneously.
Audio cue-- a sound (word, musical note, noise, and the like) used as a point of reference in selecting various editing points.
Basic cable-- a minimum accounting of services a subscriber receives, which typically includes PEG access channels.
Bicycle-- the process of exchanging taped programs with other television facilities.
Blocking-- the positioning and movement of actors and cameras by a director for each scene and shot.
Broadcasting-- as defined by the Communications Act of 1934, the dissemination of communication meant to be received directly by the public or by the intermediary of relay stations, as found in radio and television.
Bulletin Board-- electronically generated video screen(s) cablecasting community messages and program announcements.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Chapter One - Considerations on the Promises and Problems of Community Television 1
  • Notes 35
  • Chapter Two - Related Organizations and Individuals 39
  • Notes 64
  • Chapter Three - Chapter Th 67
  • Notes 112
  • Chapter Four - Production and Producers 117
  • Notes 145
  • Chapter Five - Examples of Community Television 147
  • Notes 174
  • Chapter Six - Implications and Predictions 177
  • APPENDIXES 193
  • Glossary 251
  • References 259
  • Index 271
  • About the Author 281
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