An approach to the definition of educational television

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Yuri M. Ershov

PhD in Philology, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia


Section: Television and Radio

This article presents the rationale of educational television concept. The problem of TV modeling and programming is analyzing along with the concept of public good. The material may be the object of interest to researchers of mass communications, tele­vision journalists, media managers and government organizations that are responsible for licensing broadcasters.

Keywords: educational television, broadcasting model, public service, enlightenment mission, programming policy