Just five days before the first pitch of the 1947 World Series, a deal was struck to air the Series on television.
Select committee submissions on the Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill favour its goals, but major structural, governance and cultural challenges remain unresolved.
Media houses fined recently by Nigeria’s Broadcasting Commission for documentaries on terrorism should approach the courts for redress.
Reality shows now have a duty of care to their contestants
Legendary broadcaster Red Barber took a chance on Scully when he asked him to be an announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Three years later, Scully was the voice of the World Series.
The stakes are too high for business as usual on the flagship program
Lessons from putting the broadcaster’s other youth channel, BBC Three, online don’t seem to have been learnt
What could the British public lose when the BBC licence is pulled?
Despite belief that its demographic watch mostly on-demand through devices, there is logic to bringing BBC 3 back to TV.
Despite repeated pledges to improve diversity, data and industry testimony shows that there are fewer people from minority backgrounds getting jobs in the film and TV industries.
Broadcasters silenced Father Charles Coughlin in 1938, just as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook have shut down pro-Trump incitements to violence in 2021.
With no in-studio audiences, the Laff Box should be used more by comedy shows.
Shows are being broadcast to empty studios but audiences are fundamental to the quality of entertainment.
On March 12, 1933, President Roosevelt addressed the nation from the Oval Office during a time of great crisis. That ‘fireside chat’ proved broadcasting’s power as nothing before or since.
From the beginning, National Public Radio vowed that it would speak with ‘many voices.’
The Portuguese colonisers were not the only ones who could use radio for control. A new book tells how popular radio broadcasts from Angola’s liberation fighters were used as weapons in the struggle.
The first public television broadcast took place on September 30, 1929. The world would never be the same again.
The English Premier League was established in 1992 to do exactly what it is now doing.
Children can’t handle watching livestreamed massacres – and adults shouldn’t have to.
Reports of the death of radio are, as ever, exaggerated – but it could re-engage with younger listeners.