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ERIC Number: ED012886
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 1
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PUBLIC TELEVISION, A PROGRAM FOR ACTION, REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CARNEGIE COMMISSION ON EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION.
KILLIAN, JAMES R., JR.; AND OTHERS
THE REPORT OF THE CARNEGIE COMMISSION ON EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION PROPOSES A NON-PROFIT CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION TO RECEIVE AND DISBURSE PRIVATE AND GOVERNMENT FUNDS. IT RECOMMENDS INCREASED GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF LOCAL AND NATIONAL PROGRAM PRODUCTION, NEW FACILITIES FOR LIVE-BROADCAST INTERCONNECTION, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN PROGRAMING AND PRODUCTION AND IN TELEVISION TECHNOLOGY, AND RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING OF SPECIALIZED TALENT. THERE SHOULD BE ADDITIONAL ENABLING LEGISLATION AND FINANCING THROUGH EXCISE TAXES ON TELEVISION RECEIVERS. THE EXISTING SYSTEM (DECEMBER 1966) IS OUTLINED--SPONSORSHIP (21 SCHOOL, 27 STATE, 35 UNIVERSITY, AND 41 COMMUNITY STATIONS), SOURCES OF GENERAL PROGRAMING, DISTRIBUTION, AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT. CHARACTERISTICS OF COMMERCIAL AND PUBLIC TELEVISION AND THEIR AUDIENCES ARE DESCRIBED, AND THE POTENTIALS OF EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION DISCUSSED. SUPPLEMENTARY PAPERS ALSO DISCUSS LEGAL ASPECTS, PROJECTED LONG-RUN OPERATING COSTS, AND THE ROLE OF THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION. FINANCIAL AND OPERATING REPORTS OF EDUCATION TELEVISION STATIONS, JULY 1965-JUNE 1966, ARE PRESENTED TOGETHER WITH DATA ON AUDIENCE SIZES AND OCCUPATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF LISTENERS. DOCUMENT INCLUDES 35 TABLES, A MAP, AND LIST OF ETV STATIONS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM BANTAM BOOKS, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10016. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Identifiers: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION