ERIC Number: ED205205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Status Report of Public Broadcasting, 1980.
Lee, S. Young
The third in a series of reports since 1973, this overview of the growth of public broadcasting includes finance, public radio and television programming, national interconnection and instructional services, audience, and employment. It details the current status and major trends in the respective areas of public broadcasting in order to provide a better understanding of the industry by the general public; the public broadcasting community; Congress; federal, state and local governments; and other interested organizations and individuals. Contents cover the following areas: the development of public broadcasting, income and expenditures, programming content, the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR), the public broadcasting audience, educational (instructional) services, and employment. Appendices, figures, tables, and maps which offer detailed data on the history and growth of public television and radio are included. (Author/MER)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.
Note: Some figures and tables may be minimally legible.