Media Studies - Entertainment and Broadcast Media
Learn how music, radio, movies, and television have influenced culture and society, with this free media studies course.
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This course begins by discussing how certain technologies changed the face of the music industry. You will study major record labels and independent labels, illegal file sharing, and legitimate digital downloads. You will then study the major technological changes in radio since its inception, the Golden Age of Radio, the Fairness Doctrine on political radio, and the development of new radio technologies. The course will also discuss the radio as a form of mass media.
You will then study the key developments of the motion picture industry and technology, the influence of movies on culture, the effects of piracy on the movie industry, and the impact of digital cinematography on the film industry. Finally, the course will discuss the three important developments in the history of television since 1960, its effect in the development of culture, the difference between satellite and cable television, and the effect of the Internet on content delivery and viewing patterns.
Film, music, radio, and television make up the entertainment and broadcast media industry. This Entertainment and Broadcast Media online course will give you a deeper understanding of the development of the different genres of music, the radio industry and its history, the effects of movies and television on culture, and how these different types of media have adapted to the changing times. This is really interesting and useful knowledge for anyone hoping to work in media, so check out the course today and give your professional skills a real boost.
Having completed this course you will be able to: - Assess the impact of technologies that changed the face of the music industry; - Determine the influences and characteristics of each genre of popular music; - Identify ways in which culture and music have influenced each other; - Describe the role played by independent labels in the music industry; - Identify ways in which digital music sales have influenced the music industry; - Identify ways in which the Internet has enabled artists to sell music directly to fans; - Identify the major technological changes in radio since its inception; - Explain the defining characteristics of radio’s Golden Age; - Describe the use of radio station formats in the development of modern stations; - Analyse radio as a form of mass media; - Analyse the effects of the Fairness Doctrine on political radio; - Identify the development of new radio technologies; - Identify key developments of the motion picture industry and technology; - Recognize how movies reflect cultural attitudes, trends, and events; - Describe the effects of piracy on the movie industry; - Describe the impact of digital cinematography on the film industry; - Identify three important developments in the history of television since 1960; - Identify ways in which television affects the development of culture; - Explain the influence of sponsors on program content; - Describe the major trends among the broadcasting and cable networks; - Describe the difference between satellite television and cable television; - Identify ways the Internet has affected content delivery and viewing patterns.
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