Clear Channel Essays

  • Clear Channel and the Cultural and Socio-Political Ramifications of Media Consolidation

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    Clear Channel and the Cultural and Socio-Political Ramifications of Media Consolidation I.INTRODUCTION In 1996, Congress passed the Telecommunications Act thereby lifting restrictions on media ownership that had been in place for over sixty years (Moyers 2003; Bagdikian 2000: xviii). It was now possible for a single media company to own not just two radio stations in any given local market, but eight. On the national level, there was no longer any limit on the number of stations a company could

  • Clear Channel Essay

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    top broadcasting companies are Clear Channel Communications, Inc. and Infinity Broadcasting Company. Clear Channel’s history begins in 1972 with the birth of the San Antonio Broadcasting Company. Three years later, the first “Clear Channel” radio station, WOAI-AM, was acquired – it had its own nationwide frequency. In the late 1980s, the Company entered the television business and acquired half a dozen television stations. In 1994 it became listed as Clear Channel Communications, Inc Common Stock

  • The Importance of Localism and Non-Profit College Radio

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    radio is, by its nature, a medium dedicated to the local community and the public interest. The media landscape in the new millennium has brought about a homogenized world of radio. Large conglomerates like Clear Channel and Infinity Broadcasting own thousands of radio stations. Clear Channel designates one programming director for a particular format in an area, giving sometimes a hundred radio stations the same play list. These stations then have local DJ’s insert voiceovers into the programs,

  • Howard Stern

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    new interest in cleaning up broadcasts to protect the general public from being exposed to this indecency is that some of our best programming is in jeopardy. There are some huge corporations behind this programming such as Time Warner, Viacomm, Clear Channel, etc. these corporations are becoming concerned that the government is starting to focus attention on how big they have become and how much power they have to control the media. Unfortunately, because of this new motivation to control our programming

  • Censorship of Music

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    as therapy. They see it as cursing, vulgarity, etc., just for the hell of it. This is not true in most cases. On Eric Nuzum's (I know you love him!) website I found some interesting facts. Following the September 11th terrorist attacks, Clear Channel Communications released a list of 150 "lyrically questionable" songs that it was requesting stations remove from their play lists (Nuzum). Some of these songs were: "Highway to Hell" and "Shoot to Thrill" AC/DC, "Jet Airliner" Steve Miller Band

  • Clear Channel's Grip on College Radio

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    Clear Channel Communications, owner of 1,200 stations across the United States, has been undermining the values of diversity, localism, and market completion within the music industry since the media policy wars in the early 2000s. Since then, the radio industry arguably has lost a significant amount of the authenticity it once had. The only exception is college radio: the last safe haven for musical integrity. The only facet of radio not owned and controlled by a major monopoly. Recently, however

  • Radio One Essay

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    Radio One, Inc. Acquiring 12 new stations will give Radio One an even broader national presence in a market that has a high growth potential. The population growth rate as well as the income rate are increasing at a much faster rate for African Americans than for any other ethnic group within the U.S. An opportunity for the Radio Industry is the deregulations that have taken effect through the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Companies can now grow exponentially because they are able to consolidate

  • Xm Radio

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    1. Summary and Conclusion We believe XM Satellite Radio should offer a subscription-based offering of 50+ channels for $10 per month. XM needs to acquire new customers and we recommend using the $100M launch campaign as described in this report to generate significant customer adoption. 2. Situation Analysis a. Company XM Satellite Radio was founded in 1992 to provide radio entertainment to the via a satellite-based broadcast system. XM is a very early-stage company. Primary Issues

  • Story in Media Res

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    sitting at a table after they had shut up the café. She said “right, time to clear up I think” Dec ignored what she said he had the look in his eyes that he gets when he is about to go off on one. The tables were filthy and needed to be wiped, the floor swept and moped and the dishes from last servings to be washed. Lucy looked down at the marble floor covered in dirt and said “just go”. After he had gone she began to clear up. She took all the white once immaculate table clothes now speckled in

  • The Importance Of Effective Communication Skills In The Workplace

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    Effective communication skills are critical within the workplace. Often successful businesses require mandatory training for their employees to fully grasp the benefits of effective communication skills, and too help them understand that these essential skills exceed basic conversation. While employed at Target effective communication was always the standard, and alleviated the business to flourish. For example, during the peak holiday seasons the workplace can become completely frantic, and it can

  • Shel Silverstein Comparison

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    the poet conveys his message to the audience extremely clearly. Shel Silverstein uses a mask of humor to make his message to the audience more impressive and strong than other poems. Three reasons contributing to making Shel Silverstein’s message clear are the fact that there is a funny part in the poem that people can relate to, that the poem itself is very descriptive to get lots of information from, and that the message is very deep and therefore readers really have to think deeply. First, Shel

  • Seventh Heaven

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    Seventh Heaven Seventh Heaven by Alice Hoffman was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons in 1991. Many characteristics of magical realism were expressed in an excerpt from this novel. From reading this, I have learnt that magic appears to me as being real. My comprehending of this novel was more because or realism. Alice Hoffman's attitude in this book seemed to be that she set it as an example of magical realism and she made the readers curious about what was going to happen next. Hoffman made this

  • Film Analysis: Roman Holiday

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    .. ... middle of paper ... ... gives her all the photos taken. Her confidence in him is clear and you can tell that the trust between them has been restored. Ann leaves the room without a look back as she is firm in her decision to honor her duty but will clearly always cherish their love. Joe lingers before slowly leaving as well. Despite that fact that Ann chose her duty over Joe, it is still clear that she loved him but she recognized that sometimes duty must come first. She loves him no

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    When I read Sonnet 43, "How do I love thee?" I was very impressed with it. I have read a lot of things about love, and I do know a lot about love as well. When reading it, I was very intrigued with how much the writer described their love for this person, and the depths they went to describe it as well. It is a true love from what I can read, especially from the lines "I love thee to the depth and breadth and height", "I love thee purely, as they turn from praise. I love thee with the passion put

  • Story About The School For Supernatural Youngsters

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    stop reading this RIGHT THIS INSTANT. I, and the rest of my league, come from an extraordinary school that no one has ever heard of. S.P.Y. School. Now, before you come to wild conclusions about why the school is called what it is, I must make it clear that the school’s name is S period P period Y period. S.P.Y. The School for Supernatural Passionate Youngsters. Clearly different from spy. So if the school is that extraordinary, how come no one’s ever heard of it? Well, that’s because it’s top secret

  • Business Case Study: The Wisson Company Policy

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    Let’s start with the core reason for this case study. Valerie Young was a marketing manager for the Wisson Corporation when one day she went to make some photocopies. While attempting to make copies she discovered a paper jam and proceeded to clear it. She came across a document that looked similar to her boss’s personal letterhead. Upon further investigation, she noticed that the document revealed evidence that her boss Lionel Waters was receiving $35.000 per month threw his consulting company

  • Nursing Administration Case Study

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    During the PM change of shift report, an RN calls in ill and the staffing office says she cannot be replaced. This leaves only one RN, Mrs. K. for 26 clients. Mrs. K. says, “If you do not get another RN for this unit, I am going to quit this job. I will not do it this shift, but I will not put up with this constant shortage of help. I don’t care if it is an RN, but I should have people with some skills to get the clients cared for. The reason everyone quits around here is because they are overworked

  • Blindness and Sight - Lack of Insight in King Lear

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    King Lear, the issue of sight and its relevance to clear vision is a recurring theme.  Shakespeare's principal means of portraying this theme is through the characters of Lear and Gloucester. Although Lear can physically see, he is blind in the sense that he lacks insight, understanding, and direction. In contrast, Gloucester becomes physically blind but gains the type of vision that Lear lacks. It is evident from these two characters that clear vision is not derived solely from physical sight. Lear's

  • Compare the ways in which the poet presents people in night of the

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    Compare the ways in which the poet presents people in night of the scorpion and one other poem? Night of the scorpion is a poem about a woman getting stung by a scorpion and the events that follow it. The poem two scavengers… is about the comparison between two garbage men and a couple going to work. Although the two poems sound totally different, they both convey the message about equality in society. In night of the scorpion the people are peasants. They are religious people. The crowd

  • The Lisbon Girls By Eugenides: An Analysis

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    in terms of the girls. For the families of the town, “the Lisbon girls became a symbol of what was wrong in the country,” and they did not know how to deal with the suicides other than “[donating] a bench in their memory (226).” Eugenides makes it clear that while everyone had their own ways of trying to understand and deal with their suicides, they never truly understood the motives of the girls. While no one understood their suicide, the boys never really understood the Lisbon girls as a whole,