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TCOM 101 Waters

Introduction to the technology, industries, economics, and regulatory structures involved in the electronic media. Provides an overview of media history with special emphasis on Internet, mobile, and emerging technologies.

Welcome to TCOM 101

Welcome to TCOM 101 Foundations of Telecommunications!

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Entertainment Media Resources

i. An academic source is an academic journal or book. The writer is primarily writing for an academic audience.

   Examples: Journal of Popular Film & Television, International Journal of Communication, Critical Studies in Television, etc.

ii. An industry source (Trade Publications) is information from a media regulatory body or professional group. The writer is primarily writing for experts, or members of an industry, or people interested in the industry.

   Examples: Advertising Age, Adweek, Billboard, Broadcasting & Cable, Hollywood Reporter, MediaWeek, Variety, etc.

iii. A popular source is a magazine or newspaper article, a blog, a website, etc. The writer is often writing for general consumption, not experts on the topic.

   Examples: Entertainment Weekly, People, Rolling Stone, TV Guide, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, etc.