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Audio Media Music
#1

What kind/type of record labels have the majority of music titles.

Independent Labels

#2

The basic business model in the recording industry can be divided into which three main parts?

Creation, promotion, and distribution

#3

The practice of a record label giving cash or gifts to a disc jockey to secure airtime is known as what?

Payola

#4

Recorded music serves what primary functions of mass communciation?

Entertainment and Cultural transmission

#5

What kind of software/program was Napster?

An Internet file-sharing program

Audio Media Radio
#1

Which genre of music is the most popular format for radio?

Country

#2

Who was established as the “father” of radio broadcasting?

Lee de Forest

#3

Radio stations are given call letters designating the station according to what?

The geographic location in which they operate

#4

Why is radio particularly important in developing nations?

Radio is cheap to transmit and receive.

#5

What was the first broadcasting network?

The National Broadcasting Company

Visual Media Movies
#1

The primary function of the American motion picture industry is what?

To entertain

#2

Released in 1927 and starring Al Jolson, the first commercially successful “talkie” was what?

The Jazz Singer

#3

The main channel for marketing movies is what?

Television Advertising

#4

One major obstacle to the movie industry's adoption of digital distribution has been what?

Concerns over piracy through file-swapping services

#5

Where did the motion picture industry begin, and for what reason?

New York, because its entertainment center already had Broadway and vaudeville theaters

Visual Media TV
#1

What is HBO's most-watched series to date?

Game of Thrones

#2

Reality television is profitable for networks because...?

Production costs are much lower

#3

Where did much of television's early programming come from?

Radio

#4

According to a recent study, what percent of American consumers binge-watch TV.

70 Percent

#5

Why is cable television able to produce more innovative and edgy content than network TV?

Cable television is unfettered by FCC content restrictions

Internet & Video Games
#1

Which browser has the biggest market share?

Chrome

#2

What allows us to receive vast amounts of verbal and visual information from a variety of global sources.

Broadband Connections

#3

What is the process in which multiple downloads of the same file are temporarily coordinated to accelerate the downloading process.

Swarming

#4

Because of their relative complexity, computers have more issues than traditional media with what?

User interfaces

#5

Common symptoms of video-game addiction include dry eyes, carpal tunnel syndrome, and what else?

Lying to employers and family about gaming activities

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