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The other face of public television [electronic resource] : censoring the American dream / Roger P. Smith.

Author/Creator:
Smith, Roger P. (Roger Phillips), 1929-
Publication:
New York : Algora Pub., c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 328 p. : ill.
Subjects:
Public television -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Dreams of a better world
The other face of public television
Private airwaves
The matrix of an era : shifting definitions of cause
Edward R. Murrow : anomaly
Commercial television's seminal discovery
An inchoate leadership
Poor but honest in "The American century"
The invalidization of educational TV
Why "educational" TV dried up
The state to the rescue!
The cloven hoof
Nixon's coup
From Nixon's office of telecommunications policy to the "Reagan revolution"
Not-so-benign neglect
Knuckling under, getting the grants
Creativity by committee
The team as organizational model
TV journalism as literature, as theater, as sport
Who makes the rules, anyway?
The root of all television, too
How programs really get produced
The self-interest/public interest equation
"Underwriting" for whom?
Elitism versus multiculturalism
Programs as product : forty years of capital formation
The culture of consumerism
What kind of future anyway, Mr. Marx?
The basket case, with a smile
Survey the territory, devise a method
TV as art
Let's try education, for a change!
A manifesto
Still hope for reason
TV and the national destiny : move aside, consumerism, move aside GDP.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-316) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN:
1892941937
1892941821 (softcover)
189294183X (CASED)
9781892941824
9781892941435 (e-book)
OCLC:
437191817
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