Name Institution Date The history of broadcasting occasionally described a significant tension between television and film industries with each show trying to dominate the landscape for entertainment. An example is the ABC films such as Quantico “how to get away with murder” and the Disney channels which are children driven or a family channels. Christopher Anderson portrays that motion and broadcasting pictorial industries as antagonists called in the struggle through the mind of the public narration that has caused the Disney programs to be viewed in limited times that is January February and December the other weekly shows are based on repetition that kids like so much. Most of the films are released on ABC programs rather than in alliance. On the other hand Disney is a major company that is independent and can stand on its own making it has more privilege thus protecting their brand is very easy. [...]
FMS 85B: History of Broadcasting – Short Response Prompt 2 Please respond to one of the following questions in a 250-500 word essay (1-2 pages single spaced). This assignment will be due to the class EEE message-board by 5 pm on Friday, August 18th 1.) What is one thematic/ideological contradiction apparent in post-war television programming that George Lipsitz identifies in “The Meaning of Memory”? How does one of the shows viewed in class (The Goldbergs, Patterns, Disneyland, The Jack Benny Show) illustrate and/or resolve this paradox? 2.) What does Christopher Anderson recognize as one key difference between ABC’s programming strategy and that of its network competition? Please use the episode “Davy Crockett: Indian Fighter” of Disneyland to support your argument.