Broadcasters silenced Father Charles Coughlin in 1938, just as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook have shut down pro-Trump incitements to violence in 2021.
For centuries, people largely read politicians’ words. But with the advent of radio, the ability of politicians to engage and entertain became crucial components of their candidacies.
When the USSR launched the world’s first satellite, Sputnik 1 didn’t do much other than regularly “beep” over the radio. Yet, this simple sound is associated with the beginnings of space exploration.
Ethnic media outlets provide valuable resources for new migrants settling in Australia, but recent government funding decisions suggest they’re not valued as they should be.
It’s worth looking at how local news stations have traditionally operated.
Radio legend Graham McNamee was baseball’s first broadcast star. So why did it take 74 years for the National Baseball Hall of Fame to honor him?
The latest research shows that people are deserting TV for digital media. This is especially true of broadcast news.
Al Jazeera America was not launched to make a profit, but its traditional broadcast distribution model meant it also lacked influence.
The first World Series radio broadcasts were a far cry from today’s pricey television productions.
This was supposed to be the “social media election” but in the end it was those who moved beyond horse-race journalism, on whatever platform, who excelled.