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Journalism 120 final
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"Auteur" is the french term for ______
What was the name of the "peep show" device used for viewing movies before projection was invented?
CBS and Viacom are owned by this lesser known private company
The Hollywood Ten
What was the name of the group of Hollywood writers, directors, and producers who were blacklisted after a congressional investigation into alleged ties to communism?
According to lecture, what was defined as "a good or service produced for the purpose of exchange?"
According to the lecture on media economics, a(n) ______ was defined as one way to organize collective productivity with an obligation to earn profits for shareholders.
Early theaters that were specifically designed to show films were called _________.
What is the term used to describe a corporation consisting of many subsidiary companies operating under a single parent company?
The Paramount Decree
What was the ruling that ordered studios to divest their theater operations and thereby end the Golden Age of Hollywood?
Which of the following is NOT one of the Big Five media corporations?
News Corporations, Time Warner, Dow Jones, Disney
According to lecture, what as defined as "the aggregate of productive activity in a particular field?"
Offering specialized programming to diverse and fragmented groups is known as ______.
The motion picture patents corporations, which controlled early patents for film technology, was also known as _______.
Early film studios would lease first- run feature films to exhibitors on the condition that they accept multiple B- movies as well. This practice is known as _______.
T or F: in the early years of television, a single program would typically have many different sponsors.
Graphical User Interface
What does the acronym "GUI" stand for?
What term is used to describe an industry controlled by only a few firms?
Which of the following was NOT one of the original television broadcast networks? ABC, FOX, NBC, CBS
A station whose signal is distributed by satellite
What is a superstation?
Larger market for film
Which of the following is NOT a reason that independent filmmakers moved to Hollywood?
Content production companies in the television industry often provide programs under a system of deficit production, but they hope to make up the lost money by having the show go into:
According to the lecture on media economics, what did I ( prof. Birkinbine) argue was the core commodity for the media conglomerates?
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