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Producing for TV and New Media, 2nd Edition by Cathrine Kellison

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CHAPTER

2Television: Its Past, Present, and Future

There's nothing on it worthwhile, and we're not going to watch it in this household, and I don't want it in your intellectual diet.

Philo T. Farnsworth, the Father of Television, to his children

THIS CHAPTER'S TALKING POINTS

I. Television Is a Unique Medium
II. How Television Works
III. The Impact of Human Vision on Television
IV. The Creators of Television
V. Television's Evolution
VI. Television's Transitions: From the 1920s to the Present
VII. Television Merges with New Media

I. TELEVISION IS A UNIQUE MEDIUM

Television is our culture's principal mode of knowing about itself.

Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

Television wields an undeniable impact on the lives of literally ...

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