wanweipedia

Public affairs (broadcasting)

In broadcasting, public affairs radio or television programs focus on matters of politics and public policy. Among commercial broadcasters, such programs are often only to satisfy Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulatory expectations and are not scheduled in prime time. Public affairs television programs are usually broadcast at times when few listeners or viewers are tuned in (or even awake) in the U.S., in time slots known as graveyard slots; such programs can be frequently encountered at times such as 5-6 a.m. on a Sunday.

Harvard University claims that the public affairs genre has been losing popularity since the beginning of the digital era.[1]

References

  1. ^ Aufderheide, Pat; Clark, Jessica (2008). Public Broadcasting & Public Affairs (PDF). Editorial participation by Jake Shapiro. Harvard University. p. 2.

See also



This page was last updated at 2020-11-11 20:19, update this pageView original page

All information on this site, including but not limited to text, pictures, etc., are reproduced on Wikipedia (wikipedia.org), following the . Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License


Top

If the math, chemistry, physics and other formulas on this page are not displayed correctly, please useFirefox or Safari