Brooklyn Document

BROOKLYN COLLEGE
Department of Television and Radio
Industries, Institutions and Audiences
TVRA 2265 Section MW2 (Course Code 0755)
Fall, 2011, Mon, Wed, 2:15-3:30pm
401A Whitehead Hall


Dr. Foulger
Office: 404S Whitehead Hall
Additional Contact information Available at http://davis.foulger.info/brooklyn

Semester Syllabus / Discussion Notes / Moodle

Date Session Subject Assignment (to be completed before class on the date assigned)
TBB = This Business of Broadcasting
TIH = Television: An International History
GTV = Global TV
  Origins and Essentials of the Broadcast Industry  
- M, Aug 29 College closed after Hurricane Irene; Make up class scheduled for Dec. 14
1 W, Aug 31 Introductions No readings
- M, Sep 5 Labor Day Weekend - College Closed
2 W, Sep 7 Models Web Reading (see Moodle)
3 M, Sep 12 Roles in Media Web Readings (see Moodle)
4 W, Sep 14 History of Radio TBOB Chapter 14; Web Reading (see Moodle)
5 M, Sep 19 History of Television TIH Chapters 1 & 2
  Structure and Practice of the Broadcast Industry  
6 W, Sep 21 Structure of Broadcast Industry TBOB Chapters 3, 4, and 15
7 M, Sep 26 Public Broadcasting Models Around the world TIH Chapters 3, 12, and 18
- W, Sep 28 No classes scheduled
8 M, Oct 3 Role Structure TBOB 5, 16
9 W, Oct 5 Programming Radio and Television TBOB 7
- M, Oct 10 Columbus Day - College Closed
10 W, Oct 12 Scheduling Radio and Television TBOB 8 and 17
11 M, Oct 17 Syndication in the U.S. GTV Chapter 1; TBOB Chapters 10 and 18
12 W, Oct 19 Global Syndication GTV Chapter 2
13 M, Oct 24 Commercial Advertising TBOB Chapters 12 and 20
14 W, Oct 26 Content Distribution and Cable TBOB 13
15 M, Oct 31 Mid-Term Exam Mid-Term
  Institutions  
16 W, Nov 2 Regulation TIH 9
17 M, Nov 7 Support Institutions TBOB 25, 26
18 W, Nov 9 Consumers/Audiences TIH 8
  Broadcast Audiences and Genres  
19 M, Nov 14 Niche and Genre GTV 3
20 W, Nov 16 News TIH Chapter 6 and TBOB Chapters 6 and 19
21 M, Nov 21 Event Programming TIH Chapters 7 and 10; TBOB Chapter 19
22 W, Nov 23 Sports TIH 6 and TBOB 9
Thanksgiving Break
23 M, Nov 28 Fiction Programming TIH 4
  Broadcasting Around the World  
24 W, Nov 30 Rapidly Growing Markets TIH 14, 21
25 M, Dec 5 Asia TIH 13, 17, 20
26 W, Dec 7 The Media Divide TIH 15, 16, 19
  Looking Forward  
27 M, Dec 12 Your Career in Broadcasting TBOB 23, 24, 27
28 W, Dec 14 New Media and New Possibilities TIH Epilogue and TBOB 11, 21
Final M, Dec 19 or W, Dec 21, TBD