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ERIC Number: ED030328
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 63
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This is NHK.
Japan Broadcasting Co., Tokyo
Nippon Hoso Kyokai (Japan Broadcasting Corporation--NHK) is the only public service broadcasting corporation in Japan. Financed almost exclusively by subscribers fees, NHK runs two television services, two radio networks, and an FM service. Its 60 million viewers may choose from entertainment programing such as quiz shows, musicals, serials, and drama; educational programing for school children and adults; and news and information programing which draws on the resources of 25 overseas bureaus and a satellite hookup. Electronic data processing systems schedule; calculate and allocate facilities, equipment, and personnel; monitor for transmission trouble; and automate much of the operation of broadcasting and recording equipment. NHK trains television repairmen and production and engineering staff, operates an overseas radio station, conducts public opinion research, and does basic and applied research and development in broadcast engineering. A list of 14 English language publications of the NHK appears at the end of the report. (JY)
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Authoring Institution: Japan Broadcasting Co., Tokyo