DUE: Printed, POC 9 Monday November 12
DUE: Integration of data into Timeline, Wednesday November 14
50 points. This POC 9 is slightly different than other POC’s and it is worth 50 points and requires more work. Please ask if you have questions.
1) You are to read and research each question, then build a response and short answer, printing as usual (25 points).
2) Define each vocabulary term and each filmmaker.
3) Integrate a significant proportion of all this data into your Timeline.
Remember, the written component is worth 25 points and the integration of data into your Timeline is worth 25 points.
What is line of sight? Illustrate your definition.
What is the main disadvantage of AM radio?
Define amplitude and frequency. Describe differences between the two.
What were some of the predecessors to electronic television in the 1930s?
What is the difference between the kinescope and an iconoscope?
What were some key reasons for the explosive growth of television in the 1950s?
What policies did the FCC enact in the early years of television’s development after World War II?
What were some of the effects of the FCC’s freeze on new television licenses between 1948 and 1952?
How did the launching of communication satellites in the 1970s expand the available offerings on television?
How has television been deregulated since the 1980s? What is the primary rationale that has been used for this approach to television policy?
Define each term and name.
NOTE Include at least 7 of these terms and names in your TIMELINE
Children’s Television Act, 1990
Philo T. Farnsworth
Community Antenna TV
Public Television Act, 1967
direct broadcast satellite TV
See it Now
Fairness Doctrine Senator
World’s Fair, New York, 1939
FILMMAKERS FOR TIMELINE (define each briefly, view their works, include at least 10 in your Timeline:
Erich von Stroheim
Edward G. Robinson