the technology gap
The widening disparity between the communication technology haves and have-nots is referred to as:
Computers that reduce information to a code made up of the digits 1 and 0 for storage and manipulation are said to use a _____________ code.
true or false?
A television program's share is more important than its rating in the consideration of its success in its time slot.
McLuhan's idea that new communication technologies will permit people to become increasingly involved in one another's lives is his concept of the __________:
According to the National Institute on Media and the Family, what percentage of underage boys has played M-rated games?
The lack of technological access among people of color, the poor, the disabled, and those living in rural areas is called?
_____________, a Russian immigrant living near Pittsburgh, developed the iconoscope tube, the first practical television camera tube.
Groups of channels made available to subscribers at varying prices are known in the cable business as:
Missile Attack, Auto Race, and Football
In 1977, Mattell brought true electronic games to hand-held devices with:
the red channels
listed the names of 151 broadcast personalities with alleged ties to the Communist Party
a system in which content is sent to an antenna set up atop a building and then distributed by wires to subscribers in that building.
Four times each year, more detailed measuring of television audiences takes place, called _____________, employing not only mechanical counting but home diaries.
Stations will have to return those channels to the public.
Once all stations convert to digital broadcasting, what is to become of their analog channels?
The first public demonstration of television, in the form of regularly scheduled two-hour broadcasts, was
presented by _____________ at the 1939 World's Fair.