Radio and Television
Lecture no. 27 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
The sudden emergence of broadcasting in the 1920s upended existing business arrangements and led to the competition between the broadcast networks that are still with us today. Learn about the technology of radio and television, the challenges broadcasters faced, the origin of radio commercials, and the cultural effects of these new communications technologies.