ERIC Number: ED144147
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Dec
Reference Count: 0
[Theme Issue: Communications Satellites.]
Howkins, John, Ed.
InterMedia, v4 n6 Entire Issue Dec 1976
One section of this journal is devoted to issues involving broadcast satellites. Separate articles discuss the need for international planning of satellite broadcasting, decisions made at the 1971 World Administrative Radio Conference for Space Telecommunications, potential problems in satellite broadcasting, a series of proposals drawn up by the United States for presentation at the 1977 World Administrative Radio Conference on the Broadcasting Satellite Service, Japan's views on broadcast satellites, Canada's views, and legal implications of satellite broadcasting. Other articles discuss the following topics: India's Satellite Instructional Television Experiment; recent changes in Spanish broadcasting policies; uses of the mass media in promoting adult education in developing countries; a report prepared by UNESCO on the proposed Gulfvision Network; a recent satellite technology demonstration in Cameroun; the new United States copyright law; a project to mobilize folk communication's resources; and teletext systems in operation in the United Kingdom and other countries. Short notes deal with additional topics, including the "family hour" television policy in the United States, financial problems of West German television, and a proposed satellite organization. (GW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aerospace Technology, Broadcast Industry, Communications, Communications Satellites, Conferences, Copyrights, Developing Nations, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Information Networks, International Relations, Mass Media, Policy, Space Sciences, Telecommunications, Television
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Inst. of Communications, London (England).