This critique of the American commercial media comes from a writer who has wide experience in both the media business and in academia. Bogart explores how commercial demands affect the substance and form of American media, and argues that the future of the... limited range of frequencies. An increase in choices would have come about even without cable. Between 1975 and 1993 (and this may be attributed to deregulation), commercial TV stations grew from 706 to 1, 118, up 58 % , 47 In ... Basic cable networks grew from seventeen to more than forty. From the outset, cableanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 1995|