Jlmc 101 Test #2 Question Pool Chapter 5 True/False

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JLMC 101 – Test #2 Question Pool

Chapter 5 – True/False

Due to competition among media, radio became obsolete after the arrival of television. FALSE

The first entrepreneurial vision of wireless telegraphy was as point-to-point communication and not as a one-to-many mass medium. TRUE

In its entrepreneurial phase, radio was marketed as a ship-to-shore communication device. FALSE

The British Marconi Company had trouble developing as a business after World War I in part because the U.S. Navy and U.S. commercial interests did not want foreigners to own new radio technologies. TRUE

The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) was formed after World War I to give the United States an early worldwide monopoly over radio broadcasting. TRUE

During the 1920s, the United States was the only country that allowed commercial interests to control broadcasting. TRUE

Network radio helped modernize America by deemphasizing local in favor of national programs. TRUE

Under the Radio Act of 1927, broadcasters were allowed to own their radio channels. FALSE

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