Chapters 9 & 10

the online world of computer networks and the Internet
Lucy was married to a Cuban-American
Why was the show I Love Lucy considered controversial when it first came out?
What year did all U.S. television broadcasting become digital?
parents blocking offensive, violent, or sexual programming
What’s the purpose of the V-Chip?
Anchor for Univision, Notisorario (Spanish CNN)
Who is Jorge Ramos and which show on Univision does he host?
Spanish-language television soap operas
Tim Berners-Lee
Who was the man behind the Web?
internet protocol (& http)
Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf are known for developing what?
Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunciton
individual stations became cautious about broadcasting serious programs that contained nudity after what 2004 Super Bowl event?
1.) New York Times
2.) USA Today
3.) Washington Post
Name three media outlets that could be considered a “click and mortar” media outlets
gave it away for free
The World Wide Web became the standard for posting documents on the documents on the internet because the creator did what?
“It’s the first prime-time network series in four decades to be led by an African American woman”
William Gibson
What cyperpunk author has expressed concern over that people will get such specialized news through online filters that they will be isolated from news they need?
packet switching
a method for breaking up long messages into small pieces and transmitting them independently across a computer network. Once the packets arrive at their destination, the receiving computer resembles the message into its original form
what’s the fifth highest rated television network in the US?
1.) ABC
2.) NBC
3.) CBS
Big three TV networks:
digital downloads, streaming content, getting shows on dvd
what factors are behind the fact that our definition of what broadcasting is has changed?
cost is lower
what is the biggest advantage of distributing a movie over the internet instead of in theaters in terms of cost?
Public Broadcasting Act of 1967
charged the CPB with encouraging and facilitating program diversity, and expanding and developing non-commercial broadcasting.
Neilson Ratings
What major company is known for doing television ratings in the US
Blair-Witch Project
What movie revolutionized internet-based promotion of films
What percentage of the world’s population has access to the internet?
What percentage of the US population has access to the internet?
sesame street
What show made PBS attract its first significant audiences?
1.) download
2.) buy on tv
3.) streaming
4.) voting
name four ways audience members can interact with cable and broadcast television?
ignored them
what was broadcast networks initial response to HBO going on air in 1975?
“They can be punished if they are critical of the government” is applicable to bloggers of what country of 1.3 billion citizens?
allow computers to communicate to share info
What was the ARPAnet
“What are you doing?” and connected everyone
What was Twitter’s big innovation?
What web browser was the first one to be able to handle graphics?
videos and music
What will the next generation internet be used primarily for?
having a company monitor your activity
What’s the purpose of “cookies” on a website?
carries some or all of the lineup of television programs or radio programs of a television or radio network.
What’s the purpose of network affiliates?
Premium cable channels
1.) HBO
2.) Showtime
“Channels that you pay extra for and do not carry commercials”
Give 2 examples
who invented the basic technology for tv?
larger audience and charge more for advertising
why are tv networks now showing more diverse programming than before?
they’re becoming more like movies
why could video games be considered a new mass medium?