To order: 1-800-565-1975

Book Finder

Use our book finder to discover new and exciting titles!

Choose one or more search parameters in the book finder and click on the Find books button. A list of titles will appear in the main window.

You can then enter more search parameters to narrow your search for the perfect book!

Search by:
childrens-and-teens click here
Split Screen

Split Screen

Home Entertainment and the New Technologies

By David Ellis

$29.50 Paperback
In Stock Ships in 24hrs or or less

Rating: 0 vote(s).


Contents:
Eye on the Split Screen: the fragmentary nature of the new television; the changing relationship between viewers and TV set; how broadcasting can and cannot be expected to promote national sovereignty.
Back to the

Contents:
Eye on the Split Screen: the fragmentary nature of the new television; the changing relationship between viewers and TV set; how broadcasting can and cannot be expected to promote national sovereignty.
Back to the Future: the role and functions of established TV technologies such as cable TV, communications satellites, the VCR and the remote control.
From Boob Tube to Smart-TV: The Digital Revolution Hits Broadcasting: the profound effect digital processing will have on the types and uses of TV.
TV & the Movies: Hollywood Heads for the Living Room: the gradual shift of movie consumption from theatres to living rooms, and the Canadian context.
Canadian Producers, Canadian Content: how technology and related factors are changing the rules by which programs get made for Canadian television.
Technology: The Ultimate Deregulator?: the main legal and technical rationales for regulation in Canada and how technology is undermining all of them to some degree; ways in which regulation might be undertaken to serve the program-makers and viewers better.
Caution--Merging Traffic: a broad view of TV regulation in Canada and the TV and video business in the international marketplace; the convergence of technologies and technological companies, and the merging of conventional entertainment media companies into huge multinational information media companies such as Time Warner.
Appendix: Some Broadcasting Basics
Bells, Whistles & Black Boxes: A Glossary for the Modern Viewer
Bibliography

Customer Reviews:

Your review
Rating:



Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 262 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780969566014
Format: 9in x 7in
illustrated with photographs and figures

BIC Code: JFD
BISAC Code:  SOC052000
Imprint: Lorimer


back


Similar titles:
The Age of Ecology

Houses and Homes

Our Lives: Canada after 1945

You've got ten minutes to get that flag down...

Will the Real Gordon Sinclair Please Sit Down


Bookmark and Share

Currencies

Our books are priced in Canadian dollars.

Facebook