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COM-336 History of Radio, Television and Internet

Learning Outcomes


1.   Students will know how to find books for their projects

2.   Students will understand what a primary source is

3.   Students will become familiar with the Communications database

4.   Students will understand the basic citation format of the APA style

COM 336- Assignment 1

Write and Produce a Newsletter

In your assigned group, produce a brief newsletter on a specific topic related to radio. Include articles with relevant research, post information on upcoming related public events, use photos, graphs, charts, graphics, and a colorful background. Newsletter should be twofold. Each group will choose one from the following topics; all topics should be used so first come first serve:

  1. Welcome radio, radio has been invented and is launching into network status.
  2. New innovations in radio in 2016.
  3. What’s happening with radio stations in your current market- (WPB)

Print out the newsletter in color and post it to Livetext, and you will present it to the class.

Newsletters due 2/24/16

A Thought

The whole country was tied together by radio. We all experienced the same heroes and comedians and singers. They were giants.
On Radio Days, his film about the 1940s, NY Times 25 Jan 87

Communications & the Arts - Radio & Television - Observers & Critics. (1988). In Simpson's contemporary quotations. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. Retrieved from simpsons/communications_and_the_arts_radio _and_television_observers_and_critics/0