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ERIC Number: ED086199
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
Pages: 42
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Educational Broadcasts of NHK. Special Issue of NHK Today and Tomorrow.
Japan Broadcasting Co., Tokyo
An overview of the full range of educational broadcasts offered by Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) is presented. Nippon Hoso Kyokai, which translates to English as Japan Broadcasting Company, is the only public service broadcasting organization in Japan; it operates two AM radio networks, one FM network, and two television networks and is completely financed by receivers' fees from set owners. Two types of programing are offered; the first includes news, information, cultural, educational and entertainment shows intended for the general public and the second is limited to educational and cultural broadcasts designed for students. Details are provided on this second category, including information on NHK's social education programs and its programs for schools, correspondence courses, higher education and handicapped children. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Japan Broadcasting Co., Tokyo
Identifiers - Location: Japan