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Jeremy Cannon TV Acronyms
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Federal Communications Commission. An independent government agency that regulates interstate and international communications by radio and television and wire and cable and satellite
Broadcast Music Incorporated. Lets artist get royalties for having their music played and used.
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Founded in 1914 in an attempt to force all business establishments that featured live music to pay fees for the public use of music.
Emergency Alert System, a federal warning system that is activated by FEMA. Enables the President to take over the United States airwaves to warn the whole country of major catastrophic events.
Associated Press. Newspaper publishers from around the nation formed this to promote cooperative news gathering by wire
A British news gathering organization, named for Baron Paul Julius von Reuter, the founder. Based in London, official name Reuters Ltd.
American Federation of Television and Radio Artist. A the trade union, affiliated with the AFL-CIO, that represents talk-show hosts as well as announcers, singers, disc jockeys, newscasters, sportscasters, and even stuntpoeple
Screen Actors Guild. Union of film actors founded in 1933
most basic for of computer code using a string of 8 binary digits to represent characters.
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. Determined the standards for the four basic elements that comprise the color video signal: luminance (white) values and the three RBG (red,blue,green) color values.
Special Effects. Effects used to produce images that cannot be achieved by normal techniques.
National Television System Committee. Television broadcasting system used in the US.
Phase Alternating Line. Broadcast standard used in most of Europe and the rest of the world; uses 4:3 ratio with 25fps
Sequential Color with Memory. Television broadcasting system first used in France and now used in Africa and Asia.
International Television Association.
national association of broadcasters. Professional organization that helps set standards for the broadcasting signals and control of the industry.
Radio Television Digital News Association. Organization of radio, television and online news directors, producers, executives and educators. Among its functions are the maintenance of journalism ethics, and to preserve the free speech rights of broadcast journalists.
Women In Film. Ecognizes the importance of developing pathways and opportunities to encourage current and future generations of women to explore and pursue careers in all fields of the entertainment industry.
The National Academy of Television Arts. Responsible for running the Emmy Awards.
Advanced Television Systems Committee. set of standards developed for digital television transmission that
replaced much of the analog NTSC television system.
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