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    NBC: The Most Watched Television Network

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    NBC: The Most Watched Television Network What makes any company successful? It could be anything from a hard work ethic, a wise decision based on experience, or even luck. Essentially there all kinds of ways that make a company successful. For the last seventy-five years one television network has beat others to capture such a large audience, making it the most watched network. That network is the National Broadcasting Company, otherwise known as NBC. The combination of its television

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    How many shows on television do you know that offer a guilt-free antihero as its protagonist? Well, I certainly cannot think of many, and I believe that is the inaugural case as to why NBC’s The Blacklist has been this Fall’s number one show. The idea behind it is that an ingenious, criminal mastermind for some apparent reason starts to assist the FBI catch the world’s most wanted criminals, some of which they did not know existed. Although I am already a fan of the show, I do think that The Blacklist

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    Comcast Corporation and NBC Universal

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    Internet service provider and the third largest home telephone service provider in the United States by revenue, it is also the largest mass media and communications company in the world On 28 January 2011, Comcast Corporation succeeded in acquiring NBC Universal Inc which was previously managed by General Electric Company (GE) which is an American multinational conglomerate corporation.NBC Universal, ,Inc was formed in may 2004 when it decided to merge with Vivendi Universal Entertainment which was

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    begin broadcasting news on the television, NBC had to find the perfect format that could easily be understood by the audience. They started by experimenting with the combination of the method used by radio stations and the method used by theatrical newsreels. The news-anchor would recite the news while music played in the background, complimenting photos, filmed events, and headlines that were displayed on the screen. This program was first used by NBC in 1940 on a show called "The Esso Television

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    their people • Skills – The things that makes the company different from their competition • Superordinate goals - The vision of the company Comcast is indeed a major competitor in its market, the need to be even greater led Comcast to purchase NBC. Comcast had an opportunity to re-classify themselves to compete in a different arena. In addition, their merger created a precedent for how the FCC would handle vertical acquisitions moving forward. “The FCC's extensive analysis of vertical foreclosure

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    perceptions of women tv anchors. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly , 75(4), 789-802. NBC news (producer). (2013, February 8). NBC nightly news [video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1LS7zthsHc NBC news (producer). (2013, February 22). NBC nightly news [video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1sEkQj2jWc NBC news (producer). (2013, September 30). NBC nightly news [video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kT_Pl7LjVow

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    Mass Comm. Theory and Research Human Trafficking’s Relationship with the Media Introduction "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness (Declaration of Independence, ).” In the media there have been many movies, documentaries, articles, television broadcasts that centered on raising awareness for human trafficking. It has been going

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    Drama Queens Present

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    Drama Queens Present In the past fifty years, the television-viewing world has experienced drama, romance, and attraction through the eyes of soap opera writers, creators, producers, and actors. Soap operas, also known as daytime dramas have been around and the talk of the town for more than half a decade. It all started in radio in the earlier part of the 1900s, then the excitement moved to television. The first television soap opera was “Guiding Light” and it began airing on radio stations

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    Media Corporations Profiting from Violence

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    Perspective (no. 96/52). The program was a report on the 1996 UN sponsored World Television Forum. 5. Millions of Viewers Tuned In, But Total Never Will be Known, Mike McDaniel, Houston Chronicle, 10/4/95. 6. Felons On The Air: Does GE's Ownership of NBC Violate the Law? , Sam Husseini, EXTRA!, 11/12/94

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    Syphilis Case Study

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    of the responsibility for keeping racy photos private and gave her the option to go through a dismissal process or resign. A lawyer who represents Arthur, Jessica Salvini, told NBC News that she filed the lawsuit on Friday against the school district and David Eubanks, its superintendent. Based off a statement obtained by NBC affiliate WYFF in Greenville, Arthur said "The Lawsuit is based on the false accusations made by Dr. David Eubanks against me along with policies and due process not appropriately

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    Fibber Mcgee And Molly

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    Fibber McGee and Molly Jim and Marian Jordan, better known as Fibber McGee and Molly were two very important people of their time as well as two very important people to broadcasting as a whole. The impact made on America by the couple was great. The Fibber McGee and Molly show, as well as other shows that the couple were featured on, amused numbers of people throughout the country and influenced many more. Marian Jordan, previously Marian Driscoll, was born in Peoria Illinois to a coal mining

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    Blacks on Television: Amos & Andy

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    Portrayal of African Americans on television is frequently a controversial topic. Throughout its rather brief history, television, in its programming, has skewed predominantly white, (Pringozy, 2007). This was clearer in the 1950s and early 1960s, and it even remained true throughout the 1970s, when television shows with mainly all African American casts became hits, (Strausbaugh, 2006). The success of The Cosby Show in the 1980s helped to improve race relations somewhat, or at least on television

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    Media Bias

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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-25108052 [Accessed: 16 Dec 2013]. Chapman, J. 2013. Nigella let children take cannabis, says assistant. Daily Express, 14th December, p. 7. Ison, R. 2013. Tulisa Tumbles. Best, Iss. 51 p. 5. NBC Nightly News. 2013. [TV programme] NBC, 30th November. NIGELLA LET KIDS SMOKE CANNABIS. 2013. Daily Star, 14th December, p. 7. Student News Daily. 2013. Media’s Hurricane Predictions Fall Flat. [online] Available at: http://www.studentnewsdaily.com/example-of-media-bias/medias-hurricane-predictions-fall-flat/

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    I was born in Birmingham, England, on the night of August 20, 1881. The American people refer to me as the 'poet of the people'. Who am I? I am Edgar Albert Guest, one of the mosst popular, inspirational poets of the twentieth century. Many people may remember me not only by my 'poet of the people' title, but also by my 4th volume of poetry, A Heap O'Livin, which sold over a million copies in 1916. I never could of done it without my family, hard work, and a creative mind. I was born to Edwin and

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    his ambitions, Jay reached his “pay off” as becoming the host of The Tonight Show, where he enjoys enormous success and a loyal audience. In fall of 2009, Jay will face a different challenge in his career in hosting a new show in a prime time slot on NBC. Though Jay Leno’s journey to success may have been a difficult one, it is obvious that he now reaps the benefits of his constant efforts toward advancing in his career. Though ‘hard work pays off’ can seem to be a meaningless and empty phrase for some

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    began television network broadcasts by granting rights to the newly created NBC for coverage of the opening ceremonies and events of the fair and eventually a regular schedule of broadcasts that would consist of 2 hours in the afternoon and roughly an hour in the evening, what we now know as “Prime Time”. Later on that year, as television set ownership and viewership continued to grow at a rough rate of 10 percent per week, NBC broadened the scope of what it would show from produced shows to broadcasting

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    Changes Of Time

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    (Gray “Recognizing”). In the late 1960’s, there were shows like “I Spy” and “The Flip Wilson Show” which had blacks starring in them. Starting in 1971, shows were premiering everywhere with black casts (“Changing Image” 76). Sanford and Son appeared on NBC on January 14,1972, to replace another show (Booth 26). The show took place in South Central California, where Fred Sanford and his son Lamont lived and owned a junkyard. Fred was satisfied with his little business. However, Lamont, wanted something

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    View-seekers. All these people can be found at one place. The GE building, formally the RCA building, is the centerpiece of Rockefeller Plaza in New York, New York and was completed in 1933. The building is now the headquarters of the television network NBC along with being a tourist attraction. Known as 30 Rock, the structure is one of the most prestigious office buildings. Along with being an office building, there are many stores located on the first floor and under the building itself. The building

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    ER, on the other hand, is an American based hospital drama. It is shown in America on NBC, at 10:00 on a Thursday night and also in Britain on E4, at 9:30 on a Thursday night. ER has been one of the most successful dramas in America, during the 90's. The show is so popular and is regarded, in America, so good that it is paid a staggering £10 million an episode by the American broadcasting company, NBC. This amount shows how highly the American people regard the show. There are many similarities

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    David Letterman

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    David Letterman David Letterman grew up in a small town in eastern Indiana. He was born to Joseph and Dorothy Letterman. After reading the novel, "David Letterman: On Stage and Off" by Rosemarie Lennon, I have learned about all his struggles and joys. Because of this book, I feel sorry towards one of the funniest people on Earth, David Letterman. I also admire him for his good acts and abilities. To realize why I feel what I feel toward Letterman, you have to look at some of the main

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