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Private Broadcasting and the Path to Radio Broadcasting Policy in Canada

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dc.contributor.author MacLennan, Anne F.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-01T18:56:08Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-01T18:56:08Z
dc.date.issued 2018-02-09
dc.identifier.citation Media and Communication, 6(1) (2018): 13-20. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2183-2439
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10315/35779
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.17645/mac.v6i1.1219 en_US
dc.description.abstract The largely unregulated early years of Canadian radio were vital to development of broadcasting policy. The Report of the Royal Commission on Radio Broadcasting in 1929 and American broadcasting both changed the direction of Canadian broadcasting, but were mitigated by the early, largely unregulated years. Broadcasters operated initially as small, independent, and local broadcasters, then, national networks developed in stages during the 1920s and 1930s. The late adoption of radio broadcasting policy to build a national network in Canada allowed other practices to take root in the wake of other examples, in particular, American commercial broadcasting. By 1929 when the Aird Report recommended a national network, the potential impact of the report was shaped by the path of early broadcasting and the shifts forced on Canada by American broadcasting and policy. Eventually Canada forged its own course that pulled in both directions, permitting both private commercial networks and public national networks. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Media and Communication en_US
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ *
dc.subject America en_US
dc.subject broadcasting en_US
dc.subject Canada en_US
dc.subject commission en_US
dc.subject frequencies en_US
dc.subject media history en_US
dc.subject national en_US
dc.subject networks en_US
dc.subject radio en_US
dc.subject religious en_US
dc.title Private Broadcasting and the Path to Radio Broadcasting Policy in Canada en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.rights.journal https://www.cogitatiopress.com/mediaandcommunication/index en_US
dc.rights.article https://www.cogitatiopress.com/mediaandcommunication/article/view/1219 en_US

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