Which of the following is NOT true regarding the fairness doctrine?
Things that ARE true: -minimizes free speech limitations –gives all sides equal opportunities to express viewpoints –repealed in 1987 to liberate content from governmental interference and allow free market competition
Chapter 6 – True/False
Many of the program conventions in television actually came from radio. TRUE
The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) is credited with transmitting the first TV picture electronically. FALSE
One strategy of the television networks to pull program sponsorship away from single sponsors was to invent longer format shows. FALSE
The quiz-show scandals of the 1950s led to a loss of faith in the truth of TV images. FALSE
As a result of the number and diversity of cable offerings, the major networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) have lost a significant portion of the viewer base they had in the 1960s and 1970s.
Most TV series from the 1950s have survived, and that is because they were originally shot on film.
The narrative situation and complications in a sitcom are typically resolved by the end of the episode.
Reality TV shows cost more for networks and cable to make than sitcoms or dramas.
Few children's programs are aired on network television because most advertisers aren't interested in reaching that audience. TRUE
Corporate sponsors are now funding 90 percent of public television's annual budget. FALSE