ERIC Number: ED079973
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Symposium on Urban Cable Television. Volume I. Wednesday, October 18, 1972. Session Themes: Social and Economic Context, Realizing Cable's Potential.
Mitre Corp., McLean, VA.; Cable Television Information Center, Washington, DC.
A transcript of the proceedings of the opening day of the Symposium on Urban Cable Television is provided. The Symposium was convened to discuss, clarify, and offer alternatives to the major social, economic, and institutional issues affecting cable television (CATV) planning today with a view toward their impacts on the future directions of cable. The record of the morning session deals with the economic and social context and features a presentation on future social and economic developments and their implications for cable communication. Following this are considerations of the impact of cable and the degree to which cable marks a real innovation in communications. The afternoon session's transcript focuses on the subject of realizing cable's potential, contrasting what cable is today with what it could be in the future if its full social and civic potential is achieved. (Author/PB)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications, Comparative Analysis, Conference Reports, Economic Factors, History, Innovation, Institutional Role, Planning, Policy Formation, Political Issues, Social Problems
The Mitre Corporation, Westgate Research Park, McLean, Virginia 22101
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mitre Corp., McLean, VA.; Cable Television Information Center, Washington, DC.