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Big Boy’s Neighborhood

Posted by: | March 28, 2016 | No Comment |

One of the infamous voices on radio in Los Angeles is Kurt “Big Boy” Alexander. Big Boy is the host of Big Boy’s Neighborhood on Real 92.3 LA. Airing Monday through Saturday 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. His radio show are known for its R&B and Hip-Hop mixes and infamous interviews. Big Boy is an interactive host […]

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Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club

Posted by: | February 22, 2016 | No Comment |

Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club blends radio reporting with a style of humor and honesty. As an American syndicated radio show since 2010, The Breakfast Club provides New York and 20 other markets with their fix of Hip-Hop and R&B and pop culture news. The personalities of The Breakfast Club include DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God. […]

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The Impact of Media; particularly on children By Joshua Aaron Karber Any scholar, academic, philosopher and even politician can tell you that in our society today we are literally bombarded with images and information, and at a level that is unparalleled throughout documented history. Essentially, we are all jacked in to a system of words, pictures, sounds, videos and […]

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Media and modern Norway

Posted by: | November 6, 2012 | No Comment |

Norway is a relatively small country with a population of around five million and a geographical area slightly less than the state of California.  There are more people of Norwegian descent living in America than in Norway.  Despite it’s small size, Norway is a culturally rich country that has made many contributions to worldwide media. […]

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-Helena Okolicsanyi When the first broadcast of news hit the airwaves through the radio in 1920, something significant was happening. For the first time, news was brought directly to the home. No loner did you have to wait for the next day’s newspaper to learn about the world, all you had to do was simply […]

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Technology has rapidly outpaced the progress of regular old radio in America. We now have Pandora for music, we have the internet for news and weather, and we have Sirius/XM for our cars. Despite all of this, there is no better time to be in radio than now. With the full extent of online advertising […]

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Where do you get the news?

Posted by: | November 8, 2011 | No Comment |

[View the story “Newspapers vs. broadcast vs. the Internet” on Storify]

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Oh the humanity

Posted by: | November 7, 2011 | No Comment |

In 1937, an announcer for WLS Chicago — Herbert Morrison — was in Lakehurst, NJ to cover the arrival of the Hindenburg airship. It had just completed its first year of service and had successfully returned from Europe. American Airlines hired the Hindenburg to shuttle passengers from Lakehurst to Newark for connecting airplane flights. It was when they were trying […]

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Let’s do the time warp again

Posted by: | October 25, 2011 | No Comment |

Since we took our first test last class, I decided I’d do a wrap-up of all the ethnic press events from our timeline.

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Why radio still matters

Posted by: | October 12, 2011 | 1 Comment |

  Not long ago, when there was still hope in Philadelphia that a World Series could be won in 2011, I faced a horrific dilemma. I had just finished watching my brother’s soccer game at York College in Pennsylvania.  The Philadelphia Phillies were already underway in Game 1 against the St. Louis Cardinals. That is […]

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Radio and baseball grew together

Posted by: | October 3, 2011 | No Comment |

How radio for baseball sounded in the 1960’s. KDKA took a risk simply by launching the experiment of commercial radio. However, KDKA took an even bigger leap trying to broadcast a sport, baseball, America’s pastime.

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Harry P. Davis had a vision when he convinced his electric company, Westinghouse, to try something that never had been done before. On Nov. 2, 1920, the first commercial radio station, was launched. The station is KDKA, a CBS affiliate that is still running today in Pittsburgh. The first broadcast reported on the returns of […]

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